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15.2% of the posts that mention Scalp Ringworm also mention Itching (86 posts)
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Treatments such as Grisol, Antifungal and Anti Fungal are used both for Itching and Scalp Ringworm.


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Itch (Latin: pruritus) is a Wikt:sensation that causes the desire or reflex to scratch. Itch has resisted many attempts to classify it as any one type of sensory experience. Modern science has shown that itch has many similarities to pain, and while both are unpleasant Sensory system exp... Read more on Wikipedia

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Scalp Ringworm

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(Tinea capitis)
Tinea capitis (also known as "Herpes tonsurans", "Ringworm of the hair," "Ringworm of the scalp," "Scalp ringworm", and "Tinea tonsurans") is a superficial fungus mycosis (dermatophytosis) of the scalp. The disease is primarily caused by dermatophytes in the Trichophyton and ''Microsporum'... Read more on Wikipedia

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What patients are saying about Itching and Scalp Ringworm

86 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
8 weeks because i had tinea capitis and i had a bald patch...
...ago i tooken griseofulvin for 8 weeks because i had tinea capitis and i had a bald patch it was really itchy now it never itches no more im getting...
Hi i have Tinea capitis caused by Microsporum...
...Itchy in my scalp ,Pain in scalp if I touch ,Hair loss and fine dandruff the fungus is very high sensitive for Floconazole i would like to ask you according to (my weight ...
guessing that i have tinea capitis because when i went to...
...that i have tinea capitis because when i went to the clinic i just went to check the red circles on my skin and they diagonised me with ringworms, it took me a guess and network search on gogles...
enough, my pc had scalp ringworm. They thought...
Interestingly enough, my pc had scalp ringworm. They thought it was aleopecia areata at first. Her ...dx and specialized meds, the itchiness had stopped, along with the flaking....
was first diagnosed with tinea capitis (ringworm) and then...
...with a \"fungal infection\" -- not specified (but it grew rapidly in lab conditions). She has taken griseofulvin and used topical ketoconozale. Then when 2-3 months went by and it didnt'...
she starts to get the itchiness and red scalp again, so...
...antifungal therapy, which helped a little, but then I found that plain ol' Head & Shoulders seemed to work better than anything. When we've switched away for very long she starts to get the itchin...
initially told me it was scalp ringworm and treated me...
...doctor initially told me it was scalp ringworm and treated me with ...have tests? When I first noticed mine it was itchy and flaky and very ...makes me convinced my hair is falling out consta...
I noticed that the itchy patches on my face, and hairline...
...my face, and hairline are actually circular in shape..which I assume to be tinea capitis and corporis. Doc I've been reading a lot about this on the net, tried a lot of meds, Lamisil and Canesten...
Greetings, I got scalp ringworm in March of 2008. Since...
...ringworm in March of 2008. Since I wasn't losing any hair and the itch was the only thing bothering me, I decided to do something about it in early May 2008. My dermatologist prescribed Lamisil...
I got scalp ringworm back in march 2008 behind my right...
...up on the center back of my scalp. They don't itch nearly as much as ringworm, but they do get irritated easily. I took 6 weeks of lamisil tablets to get rid of the ringworm. The tablets did...