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Treatment for ring worm on both arms - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi how can i help you
User :   i have a small spot of ringworm one on each arm. i was wondering if i should throw out my wash cloths/luffah sponges after i shower?
Doctor :   from when is it there
Doctor :   and is it only on arms
User :   yes and its been a week or two
User :   i have them covered with bandaids, is that bad?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   i should be left free
Doctor :   after applying the antifunal agent
User :   i dont have any antifungal stuff yet. im canadian so i get free health care but i lost my healthcard and i cant get a new one until saturday
Doctor :   the clothes need to washed with detergent and sundried
Doctor :   no problem
User :   should i still leave it open? i just dont want it to get on couches or get on other people
Doctor :   can you get any medication on the counter

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