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A 21-year-old member asked:

How do i know if i have athletes foot?

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Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
Dermatology 29 years experience
Fungus: An md can do an exam to determine.
Dr. Dennis Frisch
Podiatry 40 years experience
2 Types of athlete's: There are 2 more usual presentations for athletes's foot. Acute appearance is usually several small blisters that have a clear or slightly yellow fluid. Sometimes breaks in the skin are seen. Chronic athlete foot is usually seen as dry, scaling whitish skin.

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A 21-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to have athletes foot and not know it?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: But only if you don't look for it.
A 22-year-old member asked:

Are there any home remedies for athletes foot?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See below: Good hygeine, soak in warm water with a small amount of baking soda. Go to the drug store and by some non-prescription Lamisil (terbinafine) cream.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how to treat athlete s foot?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See below: Start with good hygiene and then add an otc antifungal such as Lamisil (terbinafine) cream.
A 32-year-old member asked:

How do you treat athlete s foot with powder?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
That is one way: There is also creams, ointments, sprays, solutions. Many of which are effective and easily purchased over the counter in the pharmacy.
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A 27-year-old male asked:

How do I know if someone has athletes foot?

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Website: Scaly rash that itches that usually starts berween toes. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/athletes-foot/symptoms-causes/syc-20353841

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