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Athlete s foot spray vs cream

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry 39 years experience
4 weeks: If the tinactin (tolnaftate) works, it will take one month. This is not the strongest antifungal on the market.
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 49 years experience
30 days: Most anttfungal otcs require 30 days to be totally effective, also you must spray your shoes with lysol to prevent reinfection.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
2 to 4 weeks: There are much better topical s, you can use.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Reyzelman
Podiatry 28 years experience
Anti-fungal: A topical anti fungal cream will usually work well. Most often used twice daily. Also, alternating your shoes daily and changing socks more often wil... Read More
Dr. Steven Frydman
Podiatry 48 years experience
Powder or cream: Cream works very fast otc ask the pharmacist which he aor she would use.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Cortisone cream: Clean the feet well with soap and water and then apply a cortisone cream.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Stop using the : Tinactin, clean it off, take oral benadryl (diphenhydramine). You can apply a topical steroid cream, though you are limited in strength without a pres... Read More
Dr. Thomas Klein
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Steroid creams: Clean the tinactin (tolnaftate) off. A steroid cream will help reduce the allergic reaction. Anti-histamines will decrease the itch and redness from... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
A basic tenet: A basic truism is the right treatment for the wrong problem will seldom yield a cure. It is time you had the foot examined to find out what is going o... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
It is an antifungal: And should work.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry 15 years experience
Deodorant: Deodorant spray with lotrim (otc) spray. That is the combination i prescribe to my patients. Hope that helps.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 32 years experience
Equally ineffective: All are equally ineffective dry skin important ,spare socks chloritrimizole is good mixing is ok Good luck work on drier feet
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Not likely: Thrush is a fungul infection occurring in the mouth. Athletes foot spray is used on the skin. If your experiencing itching on the skin other then your... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Possibilities: Insect bites, allergic reaction, eczema, or other form of dermatitis. How long have you had this. Does it itch? Try Hydrocortisone cream. If this is i... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
Athletes foot: Using cheaper creams is fine - but keep in mind that there is significant bioavailability and the actualy effective drug may vary between the differen... Read More