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Can i use nystatin cream for athlete s foot on my hand

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes: It should be effective on the hand if the lesion is fungal.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Yes: If you have a fungus on your hand the cream for your feet should be safe.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 19 years experience
Antifungual: Nystatin cream is a topical antifungual that i prescribe for my patients with tinea pedis. I would say yes.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
Podiatry 13 years experience
May not be fungus: There are several causes of dry and cracked heels, including fungus. However, dysfunctional glands in the skin can cause it as well and is in fact a ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Fungal infection: Athletes foot results in burning, itching and scaly skin along with redness. Over the counter antifungal creams and sprays can help kill the yeast tha... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Athlete's feet: Is caused by a fungus and requires moisture and warmth to grow. Shoes are the main culprit. Good hygiene and synthetic socks and wearing sandals will ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Yes: Try for two weeks if no improvement try a different one.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 27 years experience
No: Nystatin should not be used for tinea pedis(athletes foot).
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology 41 years experience
Determine Rash Cause: Prior to self administering Nystatin cream, determine the etiology of the rash by visiting your physician. Nystatin would be ineffective if you have ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Berman
Dermatology 40 years experience
No, but...: I do not believe Nystatin works on pityrosporum, but ketoconazole and selenium sulfide do!. Try otc Nizoral ad shampoo or selsun blue shampoo and lath... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alan Steinbach
Specializes in Family Medicine
Safe: because nystatin is not significantly absorbed into the body when applied vaginally, and because its highly selective for fungi (it works as a porin, ... Read More

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