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Treatment to heal ring worm - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi how are you
Doctor :  
How can I help You?
User :   i have ringworm
User :   i have gotten the cream to treat it.
Doctor :   Okay
Doctor :  
How long have you been using it.
Doctor :  
Was it effective.
User :   my question is im going to visit my boyfriend and his 6month old child should i avoid this because it is contagious
User :   this was my first day i jus got it today
User :   but its on my face.
Doctor :  
you can postpone it for a week
Doctor :  
and apply it regularly for 3-4 times daily
User :   so i should avoid all sexual contact correct
Doctor :  
It is better to do so.
Doctor :  
As there are chance of spreading
User :   ok how long will it take to heal is i apply the cream regular ?
Doctor :  
after 1 week it will reduced and atleast 3 weeks completely
User :   So, after a week it wont be contagious ?
Doctor :  
Yes it can be appriciated.
Doctor :  
by the healing process

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