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Suggest treatment for ringworm infection

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Posted on Fri, 14 Jul 2017
Question: Hi,my 7year old twins have ring worms what do I do?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney (20 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Clotrimazole or Miconazole cream

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic,

For ringworm infection you can apply topical antifungals like Clotrimazole or Miconazole cream on the affected areas twice daily for 2-3 weeks.

This should cure the infection.

Regards
Dr Asmeet


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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Follow up: Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney (7 minutes later)
Tried clotrimazole when it started months ago it did nothing
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Terbinafine cream or sertaconazole cream

Detailed Answer:
If Clotrimazole is not effective then you can change the group of antifungal medicine.
You can apply terbinafine cream or sertaconazole cream on the affected areas twice daily but these are prescription drugs and you need to see the doctor in person to get them.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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Brief Answer: Clotrimazole or Miconazole cream Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic, For ringworm infection you can apply topical antifungals like Clotrimazole or Miconazole cream on the affected areas twice daily for 2-3 weeks. This should cure the infection. Regards Dr Asmeet