Hi I have a girlfriend who is overseas, she's coming to the US in 3 weeks however for some reason recently she contracted ringworm around her pubic area. I was wondering if you can contract ringworm orally? Also I was wondering how soon it takes to fix ringworm. I know from experience (I was a wrestler, however the ringworm was on my underarm) that Tinactin or Lotrimin works. However I was wondering about any of these products. Would they help? I have no experience with ringworm on the pubic area can this be self-treated?
Surely a visit to the Doctor's is all that's needed. I've never had it but with all infections/ viruses, it's best to get it treated by a Doctor. No advice here will make a difference, it's medication she needs.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.