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Ringworm infection

Extreme Itching & redness due to ringworm on underarms & thighs from last 1 month. Took tab candiforce 100 as prescribed by Gen.Physician but no results found.
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Greetings. Fungal infection is quite common, especially more common in men. This is often related to humidity, tight clothing, excess sweating and accumulation of moisture. You'll need to keep the area dry, wear lose clothing. You'll need to see a dermatologist for confirmation of infection and treatment with oral antifungals and creams. If there's resistance to one particular medicine another medicine may be needed depending on your improvement - so see your doctor again for a longer course or for a different medication - . DO NOT USE OVER THE COUNTER CREAMS LIKE BETNOVATE GM OR PAN DERM OR QUADRIDERM... this will only prolong the infection. Hope this helps
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