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Hey, thank you for your time.
Does the Lotrilmin truly make these go away. If so, this very well may be ringworm. It should respond to Lamisil or Sporonox. These are both oral antifungal pills.
Yes when I use the lotrimin it goes away after a few days, but after a few months it just comes right back.
I have asked walgreens if they have any pills but thye always tell me i need a prescription, so i didnt want to just buy pills and then end up taking the wrong thing.
and as it spreads it gets harder to keep putting cream over my entire body, so i was hoping there was a pill that would work.
There are some things that look like ringworm but are not such as granuloma annulare, or erythema annulare centrifugum.
are they treatable by a pill?
No, actually those are harder to treat. If it is a fungus it is pretty easy to treat. Do the spots have scale?
its like...it almost has grown just into one big red patch, it doesn't itch at all and when i look at pictures of ringworm and those other 2 you said, those look so severe, mine just looks like red spots, and some days its not very noticable some days its very red
and like i said, lotrimin did take it away, but each time it comes back it grows further it seems