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A 20-year-old member asked:

How can i get rid of my chronic athletes foot? i always wear socks and wash my shoes regularly, but it seems particularly bad in my work flats

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Change shoes and tx: Get rid of problematic footwear - otherwise wash all laces , soles and footwear in bleach - color safe - if it survives the wash, great - if it doesn't, sorry. Use Lamisil (terbinafine) cream twice daily for two weeks and repeat the wash also sun dry it after the dryer for a few hours.
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Medication: You have taken the proper steps with good hygeine. You should use a daily antifungal spray or powder, but an oral antifungul for a short period my be the answer.
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Last updated Sep 30, 2017

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