Ringworm on Scalp

Question:

What treatment was effective for your scalp ringworm? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: tellbow, Female (Caregiver) Published: July 09

My daughter has had her ringworm for about a month. It spread to other spots. She has to take liquid antibiotics for almost two months and medicated shampoo and cream.

Comment from: ladyakil, 3-6 Female (Caregiver) Published: December 27

My son has had ringworm for about a month now I have taken him to the doctor and he prescribed him with the medicine by mouth and the shampoo.

Patient Comments & Reviews

  • Ringworm on Scalp - Home Remedies

    Did any home remedies effectively treat your scalp ringworm?

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  • Ringworm on Scalp - Symptoms and Signs

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Ali, S., T. Graham, and S. Forgie. "The Assessment and Management of Tinea Capitis in Children." Pediatr Emerg Care 23.9 (2007): 662-665.

Ameen, M. "Epidemiology of Superficial Fungal Infections." Clin Dermatol 28.2 (2010): 197-201.

Higgins, E.M., L.C. Fuller, and C.H. Smith. "Guidelines for the Management of Tinea Capitis." Br J Dermatol 143.1 (2000): 53-58.

Lacarrubba, F., A.E. Verzì, and G. Micali. "Newly described features resulting from high-magnification dermoscopy of tinea capitis." JAMA Dermatol 151.3 March 2015: 308-310.

Noble, S.L., R.C. Forbes, and P.L. Stamm. "Diagnosis and Management of Common Tinea Infections." Am Fam Physician 58.1 (1998): 163-174.

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