Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Anonymous | 2009/05/28

Q.

sores on the head 3 yr old

Hi doc n all mommies

please help me my son has had a ring worm for nearly 4 months n its not going away, yesterday i saw that he has developed sores, what can I use to do away with the ring worm n the sores

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your son has a skin condition which is called 'tinea'. It responds very well to taking a medicine by mouth called Griseofulvin for 6 weeks. Please speak to your doctor about treating your son on this medicine.

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