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Are any special tests needed, or can a regular doctor see someone for ringworm of the body?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
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While dermatologists are the experts, and a microscopic potassium hydroxide skin scrapping examination can confirm the diagnosis, a primary care doctor can usually make an accurate diagnosis and prescribe treatment just based on appearance

In brief: Yes and no

While dermatologists are the experts, and a microscopic potassium hydroxide skin scrapping examination can confirm the diagnosis, a primary care doctor can usually make an accurate diagnosis and prescribe treatment just based on appearance
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