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Posted on Sat, 1 Jul 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have got a severe ringworm infection. Doctor has given CTZ and Caladryl Lotion. It has been 4-5 days but I see no improvement. What to do?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Topical and oral antifungals

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic
Doctor has given you tablet for itching but he hasn't given you any oral and topical antifungal medicines.
If I was your treating doctor I would recommend you to take oral antifungal like tablet terbinafine 250 mg once daily and apply topical antifungal like sertaconazole cream on the affected areas twice daily.
These are prescription drugs and should be used under the supervision of the doctor.
Besides this you can continue with ctz tablet for itching.
Regards
Dr Asmeet
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Follow up: Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 6 hours later
She is a homeopathy doctor and has given some homeopathy medicines (tiny white colured ones). I have been taking these homeopathy tablets since 15 days and see no improvement. Additionally she gave me CTZ and Caladryl (5 days back). Should I discontinue her homeopathu medicine and take the one you prescribed in your earlier message?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 3 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Start with the medicines I have already mentioned

Detailed Answer:
Welcome back,

I can't comment on homeopathic medicines but would like you to start with the medicines I have already mentioned.

Regards


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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