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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Levine
35 years experience in Sports Medicine
An Antifungal: Tolnaftate is a medication that is used to treat fungal skin infections, commonly called athletes foot, ring worm, and jock itch. There are two basic ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Try OTC: Miconazole or Clotrimazole cream
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not specifically: This is an antifungal but not a pain reliever or sunburn reliever. The cream of the tinactin (tolnaftate) might give you some comfort but there are b ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: I suggest it routinely.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes : Topical tolnaftate is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm and is also used to treat infections of the nails ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Lamisil & Tinactin (tolnaftate): Lamisil is more effective for fungal infections than tinactin (tolnaftate) but not for yeast infections.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Not really: Warts are caused by a virus and the Tolnaftate cream is used to treat fungus.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Either: They both work fine for common fungal infections of the skin, such as athlete's foot and jock itch.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
A fungus infection: Tinactin (tolnaftate) works on fungal infections usually the tinea type.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Tninactin (tolnaftate) is a good treatment for jock itch, whether used as a spray, powder or cream.
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