18 Treatments for Ringworm of the Body

Overview

Ringworm of the body is a skin infection caused by a fungus. Ringworm is a misnomer-the infection has nothing to do with worms. Its name comes from the small, ring- or circle-shaped rash that appears on the body due to infection. In ringworm of t[read article]

Tests for Ringworm of the Body

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A skin lesion KOH exam is a simple skin test to check if an infection in the skin is caused by fungus. KOH stands for potassium (K), oxygen (O), and hydrogen (H). T...  More
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The Wood's lamp examination is a procedure that uses transillumination (light) to detect bacterial or fungal skin infections. It also can detect skin pigment d...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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While up to 75 percent of women will experience a yeast infection once in their lifetime, an unlucky 5 percent will have frequent, recurring episodes. Join our pane...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Ringworm of the Body

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GRISEOFULVIN (gri see oh FUL vin) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin, hair, or nails.  More
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ITRACONAZOLE (i tra KO na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.  More
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TERBINAFINE (TER bin a feen) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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KETOCONAZOLE (kee toe KON na zole) is an antifungal medicine. This cream is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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ECONAZOLE (e KON na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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NYSTATIN (nye STAT in) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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SULCONAZOLE (sul KON na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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BETAMETHASONE; CLOTRIMAZOLE (bay ta METH a sone; kloe TRIM a zole) is a corticosteroid and antifungal cream. It treats ringworm and infections like jock itch and at...  More
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CLOTRIMAZOLE (kloe TRIM a zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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MICONAZOLE (mi KON a zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Ringworm of the Body

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TERBINAFINE (TER bin a feen) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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KETOCONAZOLE (kee toe KON na zole) is an antifungal medicine. This cream is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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CLOTRIMAZOLE (kloe TRIM a zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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MICONAZOLE (mi KON a zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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