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Ring long to see an improvement/difference with prescription cream ??

(3 Posts)
bizzey Mon 06-May-13 22:03:31

On cream from GP now for 2 weeks ..he said 2 weeks should see it fade and still use it for 1 week after

We (ds) have used it and it does not seem to be any better...3 inch by 3 inch on his thigh.

Keep going ..or go back for different cream?

I know ring worm is is tricky to treat ..but how long do I leave it?


timidviper Mon 06-May-13 22:05:55

I have no idea but my son had a 2 inch circle on his leg that did not respond to treatment. He was sent to a dermatologist and it turned out that it was not ringworm but discoid eczema.

bizzey Mon 06-May-13 22:19:17

Thanks timidviper....I will look up that ...his patch is where he had his excema ??..I was treating it as exema for ages a while before GP ....

Off to google !!

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