I am having ringworm in my chest since one month. It was small ring but now it has spread and bumps or pustules are there in the outer sides of the ringworm. I have been using antifungal cream(clobeta gm)and soap(phytoral). It itches sometimes. Please recommend me best cream and best oral medicines. Thanking you
Doctor Answers (1) on Ringworm(tinea corporis)
Firstly, stop using Clobeta GM cream. It is a steroid antifungal anti biotic combination. It will give temporary relief and then lead to addiction. Such creams will be banned soon . Kindly consult dermatologist who will diagnose- if it is a fungal infection . Till then apply moisturiser. Stop phytoral soap too. It can lead to anti fungal resistance. There are 2000 skin diseases and only a trained dermatologist can diagnose accurately. Take medical help for good skincare.
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