Presentation on theme: "Jovan Miles, Pharm.D., RPh.. Objectives Causes and Symptoms: Tinea Corporis Capitis Cruris Pedis Versicolor OTC Products."— Presentation transcript:
Jovan Miles, Pharm.D., RPh.
Objectives Causes and Symptoms: Tinea Corporis Capitis Cruris Pedis Versicolor OTC Products
TINEA Transmission Animal → Person Person → Person Sharing Personal Items Higher Risk Dark moist areas Public Locker Rooms Shower stalls Swimming pools Hot and Humid areas
RINGWORM TINEA CORPORISTINEA CAPITIS PRESENTATION: Arms, legs, face, or other exposed body areas Raised Scaly Rash Itching PRESESNTATION: Scalp Bald areas with small black dots Low-grade fever or swollen lymph nodes in the neck Itching
TREATMENT DURATION CAPITIS SEE MD Up to 8 weeks ONYCHOMYCOSIS SEE MD 3-6 MONTHS
PATIENT TIPS Stay Clean and Dry Post Exercise/Physical Activity Bathing Elderly Ambulate Feet Change socks(Cotton or Wool) & Wash qd Dry in between toes well Talcum powder Wear sandals, canvas tennis shoes, or go barefoot during treatment Blisters- soak in an astringent x 20 to 30 minutes BID Avoid infected clothes and personal items Treat even after burning/irritation stops