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A 29-year-old member asked:

is anti-itch hydrocortisone cream effective to use for athlete's foot?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Some people might: Think so as the athletes foot may itch. However, you are better off with an antifungal agent, which will kill the fungus and hence stop the itch.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Not entirely: It will take away the itch but not the fungus. Use an antifungal.

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Last updated Oct 23, 2017

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