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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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Dr. Robert Kornfeld
42 years experience
Athlete's foot: Obviously, applying the anti-fungal powder often enough is important. It is also important to keep the moisture in the foot to a minimum so anti-perspirants are also helpful.
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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Athletes Foot: There are many antifungal powders but if you don't treat the underlying cause it won't help. The cause is usually excessive moisture. There are creams available as well. The fungus likes to grow in a dark, damp, moist environment like shoes so avoid shoes that have not had time to dry.
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A 35-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how to treat athlete s foot?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See below: Start with good hygiene and then add an otc antifungal such as Lamisil (terbinafine) cream.
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A 21-year-old member asked:

What over-the-counter treatments can I buy to treat my athletes foot?

5 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology 24 years experience
Antifungals: Athletes foot (tines pedis) is a fungal infection most commonly caused by trichophyton rubrum. Most t rubrum respond to terbinafine cream obtainable over the counter. If your rash does not resolve, you should see your doctor for evaluation.
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A 21-year-old member asked:

How do I know if I have athletes foot?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
Dermatology 29 years experience
Fungus: An md can do an exam to determine.
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