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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Consider a powder: for athletes foot to help reduce moisture and improve comfort. Powders, sprays, creams and ointments that contain antifungal medication are appropria ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
To start with...: The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Socks should be a synthetic material (i know i'll take heat for this) like t ... Read More
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Dr. Jordan Steinberg
14 years experience Podiatry
Foot fungus: The best way to treat a foot fungus is to use it a topical anti-fungal cream. You may need a prescription anti-fungal cream depending on the severity ... Read More
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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 member asked:
Dr. Richard Stiefler
49 years experience Dermatology
Footwear : Footwear is the most common culprit in the development of atheletes foot. For normal wear, do not wear tennis shoes, sweat socks, boots or sandals. ... 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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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Do you need...: To have a spray? If you do, try Lamisil (terbinafine) solution spray. If not, i prefer my patients use lotrimin ultra cream.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Several: Most all of the over-the-counter antifungals work equally well. Clotrimazole and Miconazole are two of the more well-known generics.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Same: Athletes foot is a type of ringworm on the feet. As opposed to the scalp, groin, r somewhere else. Topical antifungals creams such as lamisil, (terbin ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Don't walk: Barefoot in public showers, keep feet dry, consider a visit to your doctor/podiatrist if over the counter meds not helping.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Several things: If you have been wearing shoes without sock and you have athletes foot it would be best to spray your shoes with an antifungal and let them dry overni ... Read More
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