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Ringworm infection

I hav ringworm under breast, near vaginal area, seat area. i used many creams but still no cure. got my baby infected too. its about six month now. my husband too have it. its ichy and red circles.
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Dr. Satyabrata Tripathy
Dermatologist 11 yrs exp Bhubaneswar
Ring worm is a fungal infection occurs at areas that are moist,subjected to friction and sweating.Most over the counter creams contain steroid that temporarily suppress the itching but the infection spreads .Besides steroids thin the skin and may cause stretch marks over the site of application.
Next Steps
Avoid soap or dettol or antiseptics .Wear loose fitting inner garment like boxers.
Health Tips
Consult dermatologist Take proper treatment with oral and topical antifungal
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