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Hi MATTOMATIC-


For a mild case of ringworm, usually Tinactin and other over-the counter antifungal ointments, lotion, powders or sprays work...Other topical agents you can try are include:
Miconazole (Micatin, Monistat-Derm)

Clotrimazole (Lotrimin, Mycelex)

Terbinafine (Lamisil)

But since this has been two months for you, you may need a prescription topical or oral medication. So definitely talk to your doctor now. You've given the Tinactin enough time (I think) to know it's not really doing the trick.

Good luck,

zuzu xxx

everyone gave really good advise...my step dad brought my mom a kitten, after two days her cats were beating it up so she brought it to my house...shortly thereafter we took him to the vet and it turned out he was covered, i mean covered, in ringworm...well in the end my mom got ringworm from her sheets, since the kitten was in the bed with her while he was there, one of her cats got it and two of mine got it.. good thing neither my boyfriend or i got it bc at the time i was about 27 weeks pregnant, im 38 weeks now and everyone is healed :)...clotrimazole 1% worked really well for my mom, but she kept her infected area consantly covered..it also worked really well for the small areas on our older cats, from the vets advise and the kitten was given oral medication...its very important that you wash all your sheets, towels and clothes in hot water..i washed most of our stuff two or three times just to make sure...the infection can live on sheets and towels...the best advise as far as clothes and all are concerned is get rid of what you can to make sure it doesnt spread...i would go to the doctor since you have had it for so long, they can give you medications....good luck

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nicole
edd 9/1/03
first baby girl due on bf birthday..best gift ever