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.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal
advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.