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25 Home Remedies For Athlete's Foot
Try vinegar: 1:4 ratio of white vinegar to warm water minimally 3x weekly may help. Vinegar is a natural anti-fungal, anti-microbial and keratolytic. ...Read more
Treat and prevent: Athlete's foot is a fungal infection. In addition to using over the counter treatments like creams and sprays, you want to make sure you create an environment that fungus will not want to come back to. This includes keeping your feet dry and disinfecting your shoes. Also, keep in mind, fungus is everywhere. Any disruption in the skin can attract the fungus - avoid too dry skin too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: The type of treatment rendered for athelete's foot (foot fungus) depends on the severity and the type of foot fungus it is. There are several types ranging from topical to oral medication. One important thing to remember is no matter what medication is used, it is important to address the environment that the foot is in and avoid re-infection. Don't forget to disinfect socks as well as shoes! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Itchy feet: Sorry you might be suffering from tinea pedis or.....Athletes foot. You can try soaking your feet in a vinegar sln (1 cup to 2 quarts water) treat your shoes with lysol spray dry thoroughly between your toes. Be persistent. If the condition continues ask for a podiatry referral. ...Read more
Lamicil: There are many other antifungal meds such as lamicil topical. ...Read more
Taking terbinafine for 4wks. Only have athlete's foot on left foot & those nails are rough. Will this med clear up fungus & athlete's foot?
OTC Inserts: Along with stretching exercises, head to a pharmacy/walmart/target and get yourself a pair of otc inserts. Look for a pair that will support your arch. Look on packaging for the word helps plantar fasciitis. If this helps, but doesn't completely get rid of the pain, call around and tell them podiatrist you do not have insurance and you would like a pair of custom inserts. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Disinfect shoes: Spray some lysol or other disinfectant in shoes after you wear them and let them dry out. Avoid wearing them 2 days in a row. Pull out any inserts in the shoes and allow them to dry out as well. We sometimes will focus on treating the infection on the foot but forget that we need to avoid re-infecting our foot in the shoes that we wear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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