Tinea capitis

What is Tinea capitis?

Tinea capitis is fungal infection of scalp and hairs. It is common in children.There are many types like grey patch, black dot, kerion etc. Oral antifungals needed in many cases.

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can I take terrimycin for tinea capitis 250mg for bacterial infection on scalp along with griseofulvinmicro 500mg...

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