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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Clortrimazole: Most are effective.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
For the most: Part they are likely very comparative.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
There are many: I prefer lamicil.
Dr. Eric Trattner
33 years experience Podiatry
Any: They are all equally effective, assuming you use them twice a day. Make sure to dry very well, especially between the toes. Wear cotton socks and put ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Anti-fungal cream: Athlete's foot is a fungus infection of the skin. The fungus is somewhat contagious, but it is hard to tell how much contact one must have with t ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
Lamisil (terbinafine) cream: Or lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream. The are otc. If the athletes foot continues see a dermatologist or podiatrist.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Antifungal cream: Feel free to try what they have in the local pharmacy. I.E lotrimin, (clotrimazole) clortrimazole, destine etc.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Callahan
24 years experience Podiatry
Eczema: It is doubtful you have a tinea aka fungal infection on the palms of your hands most likely it is eczema. See a dermatologist or family physician and ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Is that so?: Perhaps it is contact dermatitis instead. If the meds are properly labeled (tolnaftate,, clotrimazole), they will do the job on tinea pedis.
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A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Needs a visit: Athletes foot does not cause purple toes. You need to get in and have someone see what is really going on.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Can't see photo: I'm sorry I can't find any photo. You can try the live consult with video to have a HealthTap doctor look at it and possibly prescribe something that ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomman Kuruvilla
22 years experience Podiatry
Tinea pedis: When I have a patient presenting with long term resistant athletes foot or tina pedis, i biopsy the skin lesion and if positive start on oral anti fun ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: If ongoing and not responsive to otc medication then it is time to see a podiatrist for evaluation.

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