How do you treat the worst ringworm?
Ringworm on the skin like athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) and jock itch (tinea cruris) can usually be treated with non-prescription antifungal creams, lotions, or powders applied to the skin for 2 to 4 weeks. There are many non-prescription products available to treat ringworm, including: Clotrimazole (Lotrimin, Mycelex)
How to treat ringworm that won’t go away?
If you have attempted to treat your ringworm for two to four weeks without success, medical treatment with a prescription anti-fungal cream or an oral anti-fungal medication is necessary. iElena Stepanova/iStock/Getty Images. Apply prescription anti-fungal cream to your ringworm rash as your doctor directs.
When to see a doctor for ringworm treatment?
See your doctor. If you have attempted to treat your ringworm for two to four weeks without success, medical treatment with a prescription anti-fungal cream or an oral anti-fungal medication is necessary.
What kind of Medicine to take for ringworm?
When treating a ringworm infection, it’s important to use an anti-fungal medicine. To get the best results and prevent the infection from spreading to other areas of your body, dermatologists recommend the following:
Do you get a rash with Ringworm on your face?
The rash is usually ring-shaped, unless it’s on your face, neck or scalp. Sometimes the rash grows, spreads or there’s more than one rash. Ringworm on the face or scalp may also cause patchy hair loss. A table of possible causes of symptoms. Speak to a pharmacist first. They can look at your rash and recommend the best antifungal medicine.
What is the fastest cure for ringworm?
Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is the quickest way to get rid of ringworm on face, arms or legs. Apply undiluted apple cider vinegar (raw and organic only) all over the ringworm patches.
Can a ringworm kill you?
Ringworm cannot kill you but if left unchecked it can lead to other infections that can lead to death.
Will Betadine cure fungus?
You will need to treat the area with an antifungal cream or liquid such as Betadine, which effectively and rapidly kills common bacteria and fungi 6 and is available from most supermarkets and pharmacies. You may also need to take oral medication if you have a particularly bad infection, but most cases resolve within four weeks of using an antifungal cream.