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what antibiotic is used to treat athletes foot

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Wagner
17 years experience Podiatry
Athletes foot: Antibiotics are used only if a secondary infection is present otherwise anti fungal medication would be used like otc lamia ok or a gold bond. A presc ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
26 years experience Podiatry
No: You need an antifungal like clotrimizole creme, you have an antibacterial creme.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Having Fun Gal?: If you are sure that athletes foot is what you have, head down to the drug store and pick up a topical antifungal medication. There are many brands to ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Various ways: Firstly, since excessive perspiration and moisture is the cause, keeping feet dry is a must. Wear socks that absorb moisture and change often. Let fee ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
What has been used: to date? If topical antifungals have not worked - your podiatrist, primary care provider or dermatologist can try a prescription medication. Take care ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Many meds: Make sure feet are washed and kept clean, then apply an antifungal such as lamicil cream.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Perhaps : It isn't fungus then.....Water doesn't get rid of fungus. If it is fungus you might need to try a different cream, and if that doesn't work then as st ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Antifungal: Medication available in drugstore
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Horsley
36 years experience Podiatry
Athletes foot: The fungus that causes athletes foot is always going to be there. It is ubiquitous. It is contagious to other parts of your skin on the body and to ot ... Read More
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