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Athletes foot cream for thrush

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Athletes foot: Yes in a pinch you can use canesten foot cream.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Both the same: both are antifungal, of the azole group, and both can be used for athlete's foot
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 27 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
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Podiatry 38 years experience
No: Caused by different fungus/ bacteria.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Exactly : You are right, there probably is some underlying cause. Many of the conditions you are describing are more likely to occur if there is some type of c... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No: Thrush, by definition involved mucus membrane and topical preparations meant for use on skin should not be used on mucus membranes.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 13 years experience
No: Please do not spray any antifungal medications into your mouth meant for athlete's foot. The general prescription by physicians is Nystatin swish-and-... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomman Kuruvilla
Podiatry 22 years experience
Athletes foot cream: The best athletes foot cream is one that is bacteriocidal and bacteriostatic. Kills the fungus and prevents new fungal organisms to form.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Lashley
Podiatry 40 years experience
Yes: This cream should be used twice a day.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Plotkin
Podiatry 42 years experience
No cortisone: Don't put a cortisone cream on an athletes foot infection- try otc antifungals, for 2 weeks if not improved you will need an rx. You need to apply it ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 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

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