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Ringworm?

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Does this look like ringworm? It's been on the leg of my 6 he old for months and has recently for redder.Ringworm?

Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
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Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 1 year ago.
Hello from JustAnswer.

Yes, this is an appearance that is worrisome for ringworm.

Did the use of Canestan result in any improvement in the area?

Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 1 year ago.
I have not heard back about the reponse to Canestan.

If the Canestan is not helping at all, there are a couple of options. It would be appropriate to consider a more definitive diagnotic test, which would be a scraping of the lesion. If it is confirmed to be fungal, then it would be appropriate to use a different antifungal, such as terbinafine.

If I can provide any additional information, please let me know.
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