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Wacey.

Ok after reviewing the posts I compiled an 'all-in-one' list and here is my Thesis/Symptoms:
I contracted the ringworm fungus from my dog and the site was low on my shin above the ankle. I was using large bandaids with Clotrimazole anti fungal cream for a period of 5 days. It DRAMATICALLY INCREASED THE INFECTION. Needless to say, it may work for some but had drastic adverse results for me. I don't suggest it. I found this site because my ankle started collecting fluid and was swelling badly from how much the Clotrimazole was enhancing the growth rate and I was in a panic from the pain and swelling. After I collected my supplies and applied the compound, the swelling went down by half in the first hour and the pain is gone.
Thesis: You will need to locate a Wal-mart super center and bring 1 $20 dollar bill.
1) 70% isopropyl alcohol
2) small pack of cheapest disposable razors 4count
3) 1 pack of cotton balls
4) 1 box of 50count Ansell latex free gloves
5) 1 bottle of Hollywood Beauty Tea Tree Oil
6) 1 small bottle of Iodine Tincture in a brown bottle (not the imitation type. get the actual iodine)
7) 1 small clove of garlic
8) 1 small bottle of Apple Cider Vinegar
9) 1-2 packs of LARGE bandaids that will cover the infected area. Plain bandaids are fine, Gauze may be needed instead so use that and BUY MEDICAL TAPE TOO!!!
* I had the rest at home
10) pack of dixie cups
11) 1 can of salt (you will need a lot)
12) a tupperware dish large enough to rest the appendage in if needed (for me I put my foot in it to catch the excess product runoff)
13) Disposable paper towels
14) something to bite down on (no bullshit)

Assault on Fungus begins.
1) Mince 2 cloves of garlic or cut into as tiny of slices you can possibly get and take 2 spoons, put the slices in one and press down onto it with the other until it is good and mushy. Put the minced garlic into 1 dixie cup and add 1 Tablespoon of Apple cider vinegar. Allow it to sit and soak for 10 minutes prior to starting. Take this time to get mentally prepared.
2) place yourself in a comfortable position in your bath tub and put on gloves. you will need to have easy access to running water.
3) take one razor and shave all hair off the affected area and atleast a couple inches around it also. Rinse off thoroughly (fungus feeds on the hair and attaches easily to it spreading the infection plus you won't pull out hair when removing bandaids)
4) Bite down on what ever you got.
5) while close to running water, place a small portion of salt in your hand and SCRUB HARD on the damp area of infection. It will remove all the infected gunky skin, clean and open up the pores and hurt like hell. RINSE. I suggest you do this twice cause your gonna probably wuss out half way through.
6) Mix Alcohol and iodine together 30% alcohol 70% iodine or 40/60 in another dixie cup. You only need a table spoon tops of the iodine so just a little alcohol is needed. I would wait until this step to mix them up due to both of them having rapid evaporation properties. Then take a cotton ball and dip in the solution you made and trace around the outside of the ring in a spiral shape closing in on the center of the infected area. It is painful but take a 2nd dry cotton ball and pat dry. DO THIS 2X ATLEAST! It hurts but suck it up. The worst is over.
7) Now take a new cotton ball and COAT the infected area. NOT SOAK.
8) This part takes some finesse and patience. Now take your Minced garlic that has been soaking the whole time and scoop it out of the cup. It is tricky buy you basically need to PILE IT ON EVENLY over the entire infected area PREFERABLY EXCEEDING THE RING. If it is on your back, neck or head then have someone do it for you. It does not have to be pretty but don't let it be crappy. It needs to be a SOLID COAT of garlic over the area.
9) Lastly as it sits and starts soaking in, take another alcohol soaked cotton ball and clean the surrounding border of the coated garlic region to wipe up all remaining Oil, Ooze, Vinegar, and water.
You want it perfectly dry. Now take your large bandaids or gauze and place SECURELY over the garlic coated area and tape or apply the sticky portion to the cleaned, shaved skin. If using Gauze, tape all 4 sides generously and seal it off.
10) REPEAT 3X DAILY AND GOOD LUCK!!!

Thoroughly clean your tub, clothes, sheets, and hands frequently. Do not use a towel to dry the infection only use cotton balls and dispose of them securely so a child or animal will not have access to the infected trash and pass it along unknowingly. DRYNESS IS KEY!!! The fungus thrives off of moisture and apparently fucking Clotrimazole so keep it dry.

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Sue

Thank you for your post. I've been a rash for over 3 months. Yesterday the Dr told me to use Clotrimazole & oh nelly did the the rash spread by leaps & bounds! When a medicine that should at least halt progress, if not cure something does what I experienced yesterday I think every bomb on the planet is deserved.
Pure shea butter (bought from Africa - no additives or perfumes) killed all the rash on my legs and a spot on my arm, just not on my stomach. I'm so glad I tried the Dr's idea on only one spot, if I'd tried all other spots I'd have had to go to bed for the afternoon. Putting garlic on now & fingers crossed.
I wonder if the OTC things are like antibiotics in that some work better for specific strains and some strains are resistant to some of the OTC? Just a thought.

Sue

Sorry for the mistake. Should have been 'I've been fighting a rash '
all the bother & stress from this has dimmed my mind :)

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