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How to overcome ring worm infection?

Dear Dr, i am suffering from ring worm infection in this connection i use to take famous tablet Vermox 500mg but i couldent prevent from that again another months time i get what can i do for that please help me i am now 65 plus i am on YYYY@YYYY
Mon, 3 Mar 2014
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Hello,
Welcome to HCM,

Treatment of the ringworm or fungal infection depends upon the site affected.
If it is affecting the skin of the groin and the genital region you can use topical antifungal agents like cotrimoxazole or ketaconazole.

If it is affecting the nails or skin or hairs, you need to take antifungal drugs orally. You can take drugs like flucanazole once weekly for atleast 3 months.

To confirm the type of ringworm infection and to take appropriate treatment you need to consult your doctor .
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