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A 24-year-old female asked:

Soles of feet are red, tender look swollen. hard and peeling skin on the back of toes, hard skin and sore. used athletes foot 5 days didn't help?

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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Tinea Pedis: It sounds like a tinea pedis or athletes foot. Fungus can be very resistant to medication. Put lotrimin (clotrimazole) AF cream as well as hydrocortisone cream 15 three times a day for a week. Also, dry feet and toes carefully, then apply gold bond powder into your socks immediately after bathing or swimming. Good luck.
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