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24 Oct 2006

Ring worm
I have been having these ring worm for some over a year now, they started as a small itchy round thing and then develop into bigger round dry skin, stiil itchy. My porblem is that in the last five months it has started ti fill up most of my body. I have used Lamisil, Ketazol and a tablet called Austell cant remeber excatly how the name is but you use one tablet a week, I have since taken one and it looked like it is working, is there anything which can help cure thiese tghings faster?
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skindoc

01 Jan 0001

Has the dianosis of ringworm been confirmed? The diagnosis can be confirmed by doing a smear of the skin or by sending material to the laboratory for testing. The reason I am asking is because there are a number of skin conditions that can "look" like a fungus. Common eczema can imitate a fungus as well as psoriasis. Let me know. Then I will advise you about treatment.
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