Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Dikeledi | 2010/11/09

Q.

Ringworm

My baby has ringworm on the sculp, he is 14 months.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is a difficult condition to treat and is caused by a fungus infection of the scalp. You can try treating this kind of ringworm with Canesten Cream. The Canesten Cream must be applied twice daily to the ringworm rash for at least 10 days. If the rash is no better after 10 days then your son must be seen by a doctor as he may need to be treated with a medicine that is given by mouth called Griseofulvin.

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