Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: TKN | 2010/05/24

Q.

Ringworm

Good Day, Dr, My 3 year old daughter has a ring of red dry skin on the back of her left arm and to me resembles " ringworm" .
Can i get something from the pharmacy or shoudl i consult with her GP first?
Many Thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This does sound like a ringworm. You can treat it by using Canesten Cream applied twice a day until the ringworm disappears. Wash your hands well after applying the cream to your daughter's ringworm.

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