3 doctors weighed in:

Is rubing alcohol or nonsente hand sanetiser on my ringworm before putting my medicated medicine good or bad?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Immaterial

It will make little or no difference, since the alcohol evaporates rapidly and will not do any damage to the antifungal action of your medicated ointment, and eliminating a few bacteria with the alcohol will neither improve or deteriorate the dermatophytic fungus causing your ringworm.

In brief: Immaterial

It will make little or no difference, since the alcohol evaporates rapidly and will not do any damage to the antifungal action of your medicated ointment, and eliminating a few bacteria with the alcohol will neither improve or deteriorate the dermatophytic fungus causing your ringworm.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Steven Seres
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
18 years in practice
497K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors