Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: wame | 2012/08/16

Q.

ringworm

Hi

My six months old baby has developed something that looks like ring worms on her back, these things are on both sides on the shoulders at the back. should i take her to the doctor or is there anything that i can use to treat them.

Regards

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is unusual for such a young baby to get ringworms.You can try using Canesten cream which you should apply twice a day. If the rash is not better after 5 days you should take your baby to be seen by your doctor.

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