By: Elena Grace Flores
There are different kinds of Ringworm as they are cause by different types of fungus – but it is definitely a skin infection. Many ringworm infections can be treated with antifungal applications that do not need prescription. Topical antifungal drugs such as clotrimazole or the one with brand name Lotrimin AF® cream, miconazole or Micatin®, and tolnaftate or Tinactin® are proven to be effective ringworm remedies.
You can get over-the-counter antifungal products in a variety of forms, such as cream, lotion, powder, and spray. Cream and lotion antifungal products are preferred for ringworm infections on the body. Powder and spray products are more suitable for athlete’s foot. Apply these products to the affected area twice daily for at least four weeks. Click here to see direct source: http://www.drugstore.com/over-the-counter-treatments-for-ring-worm/qxc295126
According to drugstore.com; Improvement is usually gradual. Be sure to use the products exactly as directed and to keep the skin area dry and clean. Talk to your doctor if the ringworm is on your scalp, beard or face, if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.