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Suggest remedy for ringworm patches on face and leg

Hi, I m here to ask how can I get rid of my ringworm fast I have 2 patches on my face and another one is developing.. Its seems to be spreading I also found one on my leg and inner thigh its been here for months and have tried everything please help thanks!
Fri, 18 Aug 2017
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Hi..
Thanks for the query..

As per your complain Ringworm is a fungal infection and is leads to ring shaped or round red rash..
It can spread over various parts of body and needs proper treatment with antifungal medications..
You should consult a Dermatologist and get evaluated and along with clinical evaluation microscopic examination of the scraping can help in diagnosis and treatment can be done accordingly..
You can be advised topical antifungals like Miconazole, Ketoconazole, Terbinafine etc..
Oral antifungal medicines like Griseofulvin, Fluconazole etc can be given in resistant cases..

Hope this helps..

Thanks and regards.
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