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Suffering from fungal infection ringworm. Prescribed candid B cream. Suggest medicine?

hello sir,,

I'm a 31 year old married woman. I and my husband having fungal infection ringworm under thighs specially in joints. we are applying candid B cream and trying to other cautions like using loose undergarments, keeping that area dry. we haven't taken any oral tablets till now. Please suggest me some medicine. its really awful condition.

Asked On : Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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Thanks for posting your query.
Fungal infections like Ringworm are usually treated with topical creams like Candid B and with home treatments like washing rashes with soap and water, keeping the area clean and dry. Sometimes oral prescription may be needed like fluconazole (Diflucan) and itraconazole (Sporanox). Grisactin 500 (Griseofulvin) is also used in fungal infections. Make sure you do not take these drugs with sleeping pills, birth control pills or warfarin. Do not use Candid B cream for more than 2 weeks.
If symptoms persist after 2 weeks of treatment then contact your dermatologist.
Hope it helps.
Take Care!
Answered: Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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