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Athlete S Foot Lamisil
Have horrid burning itchy feet at night. No gout, no neuropathy, no athletes foot. Right foot is worse. Tried epsom, lamisil, no relief. Dr to see?
I have athletes foot. Have been using terbinafine for about a week. I saw a lamasil once only treatment is that ok to do once or use terbinafine? Thnx
Can I use jock itch on my feet? (Tebinafine) It's probably tinea perdis. Or just use athletes foot? (Terbinafine hydrochloride) sound the same
Either One Ok to Use: Tinea Pedis, a fungal skin infection: itchy rash between toes/sides of feet, can infect toenails. Same fungus causes Jock Itch. Terbinafine (anti-fungal) used to treat both. Prevention is key. Cleanse feet/between toes daily in soapy water. air dry 15 min. Avoid sweaty feet, wear absorbent socks, change if damp, shoe inserts & foot powder help. See doctor if not resolved after 2 wks therapy. ...Read more
I have athletes foot have been using terbinafine for a week. I think I have toenail fungus will that help or do I need a polish/use over nail polish?
Toenail fungus: terbinafine cream is for topical (skin) antifungal treatment and will not penetrate into the toenail for effective treatment. Specific toenail products are used due to components that penetrate into the hard keratin structure of the nail. There are many over the counter products that can be tried, but often a stronger doctors formula or prescription strength product is necessary. ...Read more
I have athletes foot have been using terbinafine. I think I may have toenail fungus as its tingly around my nails and they're a bit yellow?How to tell
Is it true that sporonox 200 is bad news for my liver? I got athletes foot that wont go away and my Dr. In S.A. Prescribed it?
Sporonax: This is an anti-fungal. All anti fungals do result in some form of liver issue. Most of the time its tolerated well. Fatal issues can occur sometimes. I assume you tried topical antifungals first. ...Read more
Is it true that Spuramox 200 is bad news for my liver? I got athletes foot that wont go away and my doc in S.A. Prescribed it.
Whoa: First, Supramox is Amoxicillin and is not an appropriate treatment for athlete's foot. Second, you're doing yourself a disservice by accepting a prescription from your physician, not asking about risks versus benefit, reading some untruths on the internet, and then coming and asking us what you should do. Use your physician appropriately. And Amoxicillin isn't a liver poison. ...Read more
Athlete's foot: Prevention is better than treatment. In public baths, use slippers to walk around and make sure to wash your feet very well. Do not wear somebody else's socks or tocuh somebody's toes/feet with the disease. There are many otc antifungals that are quite effective. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could my husband have given me his athletes foot by rubbing his feet on me during the night in bed?
Yes: Athletes foot, or a fungal infection can be caught by direct contact. Both you and your husband need to be treated to eradicate the fungus, as well as the tiles in the bathroom to prevent reinfection. Lamisil is an o/c antifungal cream. If it is resistant to non - prescription see a doctor for prescription antifungals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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