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Ringworm on Scalp (Tinea Capitis) Topic Guide

Ringworm on Scalp Ringworm on Scalp:

Scalp ringworm (tinea capitis) is a very common fungal infection among children throughout the world. Symptoms and signs include hair loss, reddening, crusting, and scaling of the scalp. Treatment typically involves oral antifungal medications and medicated shampoo.

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Medications:

terbinafine Terbinafine

Terbinafine is an antifungal medication that fights infections caused by fungus...learn more »

ketoconazole topical Ketoconazole Topical

Ketoconazole topical (for the skin) is an antifungal medicine used to treat infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and seborrhea (dry, flaki...learn more »

terbinafine topical Terbinafine Topical

Terbinafine is an antifungal medication that fights infections caused by fungus...learn more »

ketoconazole Ketoconazole

Ketoconazole is an antifungal medication that is used to treat certain infections caused by fungus...learn more »

itraconazole Itraconazole

Itraconazole is an antifungal medication that is used in adults to treat infections caused by fungus. This includes infections in any part of the body inclu...learn more »

fluconazole Fluconazole

Fluconazole is an antifungal medicine...learn more »