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What to do for ring worm besides antibiotics?

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Dr. David Hardin
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In brief: Not antibiotics

Ringworm is a fungal infection, often the same one that causes athletes foot or "jock itch".
As such most antibiotics not only won't help but may even make it worse. Use an good antifungal cream first if it doesn't help see your doctor.

In brief: Not antibiotics

Ringworm is a fungal infection, often the same one that causes athletes foot or "jock itch".
As such most antibiotics not only won't help but may even make it worse. Use an good antifungal cream first if it doesn't help see your doctor.
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