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I heard that ringworm is incurable. Is this true?

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Dr. Steven Hubert
Dermatology

In brief: No

There are several excellent and safe fungus treatments that should cure this condition.

In brief: No

There are several excellent and safe fungus treatments that should cure this condition.
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology

In brief: No

Ringworm is an infection caused by fungus or yeast.
It can be treated with a topical antifungal. In some resistant cases not responding to topicals it may be necessary to treat with an oral antifungal. But usually this is a curable condition. It is contagious and spread by contact with infected persons or animals.

In brief: No

Ringworm is an infection caused by fungus or yeast.
It can be treated with a topical antifungal. In some resistant cases not responding to topicals it may be necessary to treat with an oral antifungal. But usually this is a curable condition. It is contagious and spread by contact with infected persons or animals.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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