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Suggest treatment for ringworm infection

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Posted on Mon, 25 Jul 2016
Question: hello doctor I'm XXXX 23 male. i have been suffering from ringworm( littile bit white patch) for long time on puberty area ( beside testicles , penis area ). i felt iching during night time i was feeling too much of iching
i consulted dermatologist she gave abzorb powder (chlotrimazole) dk gel and T.Teczine tab i had used and i was not feeling iching. then i stopped but after 15 days again iching was starting. plz tell me permanent solution
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. (7 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
I suggest oral and topical terbinafine

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for wriying to us

I am dr.kakkar(dermatologist). I have gone through hour query and i have noted your concern.

I suggest you to take an oral antifungal e.g Tab Zimig (Terbinafine 250mg) once daily for 2 weeks.
Topically you may use Zimig cream (1% Terbinafine cream) twice daily.
You may continue with Teczine Tab. for another 10 days.

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kakkar S. (40 minutes later)
hi doctor how long i can use zimig cream. Is any side effects using this cream. and frequently i got infected on my penis (small cut on my penis ) . why?
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. (18 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Treatment duration is 2 weeks

Detailed Answer:
Hi.

Use zimig tablets as well as cream for 2 weeks.
I have reviewed the images. You have got stretch marks in groin folds probably due to previous use of steroid creams.

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kakkar S. (5 hours later)
okay doctor. what are timings for zimig tab (before food or after food either morning or night) similarly zimig cream and t.teczine. after 2 weeks is it completely recovered or again will it come? excessive use of zimid cream (more than 2 weeks ) is any side effects
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. (13 hours later)
Brief Answer:
advice regarding antifungals

Detailed Answer:
Hi.

Take antifungal tablet after meal in evening. Two weeks of treatment is usually enough for cure however the treatment may be extended up to 4 weeks if required. There are no side effects of this cream even if it is used for somewhat longer duration.

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kakkar S. (1 hour later)
my penis got small cut . can i apply zimig cream. or any other powder is required for penis infection
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. (16 hours later)
Brief Answer:
mupirocin cream

Detailed Answer:
Hi.

You may apply T- bact cream (mupirocin cream).

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: I suggest oral and topical terbinafine Detailed Answer: Hello. Thank you for wriying to us I am dr.kakkar(dermatologist). I have gone through hour query and i have noted your concern. I suggest you to take an oral antifungal e.g Tab Zimig (Terbinafine 250mg) once daily for 2 weeks. Topically you may use Zimig cream (1% Terbinafine cream) twice daily. You may continue with Teczine Tab. for another 10 days. Regards