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What is the cure for athletes foot?

What is the cure for athletes foot?

It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What's a natural remedy for athletes foot?

What's a natural remedy for athletes foot?

Athletes foot: Tea tree oil is the only natural effective medication that i advise patients when refusing prescription anti fungal medication. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter athletes foot medication?

What is the best over-the-counter athletes foot medication?

Any: They are all equally effective, assuming you use them twice a day. Make sure to dry very well, especially between the toes. Wear cotton socks and put anti-fungal powder in the shoes. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for athlete's foot?

What is the best cure for athlete's foot?

Many possibilities: Redness, inflammation, scaling, blistering, and having an itch sensation are signs of a possible fungal infection. Other things however could cause similar symptoms. Have it evaluated to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a natural remedy for athletes foot?

Anyone know what is a natural remedy for athletes foot?

Athletes foot: Tea tree oil is very useful for the treatment of athletes foot. That product may not be strong enough for complete eradication of the condition. Consult your podiatrist for a more effective way of clearing your athletes foot condition. ...Read more

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Cures for athletes foot.

Cures for athletes foot.

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 more

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Is there a quick remedy to stop athlete's foot itch?

Is there a quick remedy to stop athlete's foot itch?

To stop the itch,: I would recommend trying some topical therapies such as Lamisil (terbinafine) or naftin. By treating the athletes foot the itch should hopefully improve. ...Read more

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Is tinactin (tolnaftate) effective in treating athletes foot that has spread to the hands?

Is tinactin (tolnaftate) effective in treating athletes foot that has spread to the hands?

Athlete's foot: If it is in fact fungal in origin the answer is yes. However, most often we see what is called an "id" reaction in the hands when athlete's foot is present. This is short for idiosyncratic and is generally not fungal in origin. ...Read more

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What is the effective treatment of athletes foot disease?

What is the effective treatment of athletes foot disease?

Anti-fungal: Athlete's foot is caused by a fungus, so you need to pick from the many over-the-counter antifungal preparations out there. There are sprays, powders, creams - pick the type best suited to your preferences. Then be patient. Fungal infections are slow to cure - symptoms will get better, but complete cure takes weeks. If nails involved, you need to see doc or podiatrist for further treatment. ...Read more

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What cream is used for treating athlete's foot?

What cream is used for treating athlete's foot?

Athlete's foot: There are many otc creams as well as prescription meds. See your podiatrist for assistance with what will work best for you. ...Read more

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What's the best way to fight foot fungus or athletes foot?

Foot fungus: The best way to treat a foot fungus is to use it a topical anti-fungal cream. You may need a prescription anti-fungal cream depending on the severity of the fungal infection. ...Read more

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Whats the fastest remedy for athletes foot on your feet?

Whats the fastest remedy for athletes foot on your feet?

Topical meds: Are the standard treatment. If you apply as directed 1-2 times a day, it is plausible to see eradication of the fungus. Keep in mind the inside of your shoe maybe hear boring fungus and you can potentially recontaminate. If you get reoccurrences, might need to treat shoes as well. ( not with the antifungal cream.). ...Read more

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What is a strong athlete's foot cream?

What is a strong athlete's foot cream?

Lamisil (terbinafine) AT: It is available over the counter and reasonable affordable, and works within 2 weeks for most people. I have recommended this for years as a good starting medication. Sometimes other, prescribed medications are necessary though. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is a strong athlete's foot cream?

What is a strong athlete's foot cream?

Depends: You want one that works...and if it clears the infection, it's strong enough. It could be over the counter or prescription. It depends on the extent and the type of fungal infection ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for athlete foot?

Prescription creams: Prescription creams are the best but the next best is over the counter lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for athletes foot?

What is the best treatment for athletes foot?

Lamisil (terbinafine) cream: Or lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream. The are otc. If the athletes foot continues see a dermatologist or podiatrist. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for athlete's foot?

Is there a cure for athlete's foot?

Yes: There are multiple over the counter creams, powders, and sprays that should help to clear up your infection. If these do not work you may need a short course of oral medication. ...Read more

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