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A 41-year-old member asked:

My antifungal is working slowly, but what else can help my athletes foot?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Wash your feet: Daily with antfungal soap. Make sure to change socks daily. Consider decontaminating your shoes.
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Antifungal: There are simple things to try as stated. But the skin layer non the bottom of the foot (my assumption as to location) takes 40-60 days to turn over. Sometimes it just takes a different antifungal also. Definitely see your podiatrist for something to kill fungus in your shoes as fungus is a hardy little beast that can form a spore around itself when not in contact with a host.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

Antifungal is working slowly, but what else can treat my athletes foot?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Making sure: Hat you don't recontaminating yourself through infected shoegear....Sometimes you need to treat the shoes as well.

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