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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Healthy: A good variety of foods is important to provide all of the necessary nutrients. Make sure there's a good balance between protein, fat, and carbohydrat ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Football, boxing: In football and boxing, repeated direct injury is sustained by the body and this generally does severe enough damage to shorten the lifespan. Add to ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Being Healthy: The only and real answer is water.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Few: About 1 in 220, 000 athletes, or about 100 total per year die in the U.S. From this condition.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
Many but takes time: Keep feet dry and clean. Topical or oral anti fungal meds, depending on severity. May take a few weeks to resolve.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Antifungals: And keep your shoes and feet dry.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience in Podiatry
Good Question: I would say golfers. They can play in their eighties.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience in Podiatry
Golf: You can play in your 90's.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience in Podiatry
Very important: Athletes follow diets that are very often specific for their sport.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes, it's contagious: Athlete's foot is caused by a fungus, often the t. Rubrum fungus. It is somewhat contagious and can be spread to other parts of the feet or to other p ... Read More
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