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i think my 5 month old has ringworm on his arm. does anyone have any remedies for it?

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michele101183

Asked by michele101183 at 11:07 AM on Apr. 7, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • go to the hospital and get it checked
    lilysmommy1408

    Answer by lilysmommy1408 at 11:08 AM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • Pediatrician
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:18 AM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • Over the counter anti-fungal cream. That's why my son's doctor said to get. Just don't get Lotrimin (or it's generic counterpart) b/c it has hydro cortisone in it and you cannot use it for more than 2 weeks. Use the anti-fungal cream as long as it takes to get rid of the ring worm.


    http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/toc-image-picture-of-ringworm (pictures of what it could look like)


    http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/ringworm-of-the-skin-topic-overview

    boizmom

    Answer by boizmom at 11:19 AM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • My daughter was a little older when she had one but the pediatrician recommended Lotrimin, an antifungal cream (over the counter). It went away in just a few days.
    madsmom11597

    Answer by madsmom11597 at 11:20 AM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • My daughter had ring worm a little while back i freaked and took her to dr. Witch is not needed at all. Put tinactin on it. An anti fungal cream. should clear it up right away. and try not to keep it to moist makes it worse
    CassieLee0310

    Answer by CassieLee0310 at 1:11 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

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