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Patch of ringworm on face, treated as eczema, getting close to eye. Treatment?

Hi, my little girl has a huge patch of ringworm on her face. The Dr. was treating it as eczema for a few weeks so it really got big. It is very close to her eye and we were told to use Lotrimin 3 times a day for 1 month. We ve used it for 2 days now, no improvement , and my daughter rubs at it and I feel like it s been sheer luck that it hasn t gotten in her eye yet. I m just wondering if this is the most practical / effective way to treat this...?
Asked On : Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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first of all you should protect eyes with this lotions.
it should not get entered in to eyes at any cost.
apply it leaving periorbital areas.
even in eyes you should start one antibiotic eye drop.
for ring worm you can start oral drugs with local applicants
visit skin specialist
for eyes protect them from lotion use antibiotic and lubricatin drops
take care
Answered: Mon, 19 Aug 2013
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