Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Charity Kemele | 2011/07/01

Q.

ringworm on the head

My baby has ringworm on his head. Been using the milk tablets but not working. Can you suggest any medication that i can use for this.

Many thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

The only treatment that will help is a medicine called Griseofulvin liquid which has to be taken once a day for 6 weeks.You will need a doctor's prescription for this medicine.It is important not to miss a single day's treatment and to continue on the medicine for the full 6 weeks.

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