A 39-year-old member asked:
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what is the most effective way to treat fungal infections like athlete's foot?

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Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience Podiatry
Creams: There are numerous over the counter creams and powders. Keep your shoes dry and treat them with antifungal powders. Dry your feet and completely before putting on shoes. Of these all fail you may need a short course of oral medication.
Answered on Mar 9, 2015
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Topical antifungals: Rx topical' s are very effective in treating athletes foot.Sometimes i prescribe oral medications.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Antifungal medicine: Topical or oral antifungal medications. Dry well between the toes.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
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Medication, hygeine: Firstly, wear absorbant socks and change often, . Let feet air out when ever possible. Dry thoroughly after bathing. A small amount of powder in shoes ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Topical antifungals: Are a good start, disinfecting your shoegear, washing feet daily. Preventing feet from sweating. Avoiding being barefoot in public places.
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