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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. PREM Menon
45 years experience Allergy and Immunology
ECZEMA: Sounds like eczema. Treat it as eczema.
Dr. Jordan Steinberg
13 years experience Podiatry
Athletes foot: This may also be a vesicular tinea pedis (athletes foot). You may need to have a skin scraping done to determine the cause.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Still can be: Athletes foot. How do you know it is not contagious? Dry feet thoroughly and wear absorbant socks. Let feet air out often. Control excess perspiration ... Read More
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Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience Podiatry
Your logic is: A bit off. Athletes foot doesn't always spread ir do so quickly. Can be difficult to differentiate between the two. Either pick one and treat accordi ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Possible: You can try a topical anti-fungal if this fails to relieve symptoms see a dermatologist.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Since all three: Have different treatments it would be wise to get an accurate diagnosis which a foot doctor or dermatologist should be able to help you with.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Itching: can be a symptom in both athletes feet and eczema. Most Podiatrists can tell the difference on first glance, however if there is a question about it ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: It could be eczema, athlete's foot, or something's irritating your skin. How long has this been going on? What's new?
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Several: Soak feet in dilute tea solution. Soak in a very dilute bleach solution. Go to the pharmacy and buy some antifungal cream.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Antifungals: I don't know what you mean by "home treatments, " but there are many over-the-counter antifungal medications that can be used at home. In addition, i ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
26 years experience Podiatry
Yes: There are many home remedies for tinea pedis such as vinegar soaks, but why not get one of the many otc creams available, theyaare cost effective and ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
To start with...: The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Socks should be a synthetic material like those manufactured by thorlo [http ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
Athelete's Foot: Usually over the counter anti-fungal lotion will do the job. Prevention can include maintaining dry feet with powder and not staying in wet humid shoe ... Read More
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