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Athletes Foot Taking Ketoconazole For Two Weeks Still Stinging
I am using ketoconazole for athletes foot. My skin peeled off from left and ajacent toe. How much time will ketoconazole take to restore my skin back?
Maybe: But it's never a good idea to use expired medication. Some medication weakens over time, but others become more concentrated, and with medicine, more is not always better. Athlete's foot power is not expensive. Be safe and get a new one. ...Read more
Can I go to an insta care for athletes foot? It hasn't gotten better and it's been around two and a half weeks.
Athlete's foot: If you have tried over the counter meds for enough time and didn't improve, you need to seen by a doctor for better management, if that won't help either, you need to see a specialist, dermatologist, good luck ...Read more
What is the best way to get rid of athletes foot? Have tried dry and wet spray and it still hasn't gone away after about a month.
Don't walk: Barefoot in public showers, keep feet dry, consider a visit to your doctor/podiatrist if over the counter meds not helping. ...Read more
Most likely: Most anti-fungal creams are Category B to begin with, so they are safe to use. The amount of systemic absorption is minimal with topical foot creams as well., assuming you have no op[en sores the cream would go in. Check with your pharmacist to assure the cream you use is category B and then you would be fine in either case. Best wishes. ...Read more
I'm pretty sure I still have athletes foot and it isn't going away with creams! What else can I do?? Itches burns and tingles. On soles of feet! Thnx
Consider a powder: For athletes foot to help reduce moisture and improve comfort. Powders, sprays, creams and ointments that contain antifungal medication are appropriate. Treating or replacing the shoes you have been wearing, and decontaminating the shower/tub may help reduce re-infection. Sometimes, prescription oral medications are used. ...Read more
I thought I had athletes foot because of itching and what I thought was crack on my toe but now two days later there are no symptoms? What should I do
Nothing: Since you now have no symptoms there is nothing to do. It is gone and you do not care what it was. ...Read more
My athletes foot still in my foof im using canesten and miconazole nitrate but still nothings change.What's the best medicine cream for athletes foot?
There are many: If off the shelf meds are not working then you need to see a podiatrist to make sure that it is an athletes foot infection or for a prescription med. ...Read more
I have peeling skin in between my two last toes on my foot. Foul odor too. Is this athletes foot?
Dry soles of feet not itchy, red and swollen, I feel they always look a bit swollen? Why? Have used athletes foot. Still feel puffy hard. Flat feet
I think you are on: The right track thinking that this could be Athlete's Foot. Making sure, probably by seeing a Podiatrist or Foot Specialist, might be your best first step. I can't tell from your question if your soles are also red and swollen or NOT red and swollen. If yes, a rare condition called erythromelalgia might be considered. Consider a Dermatology consult, too. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Doc says peeling on left foot is not tinea pedis nor athletes foot. Still prescribed Clotrimazole. Peelings are there, should I still apply the cream?
Skin under the left foot still has small peelings under the toes. Doc said it wasn't tinea pedis or athletes foot. Should I still apply the Clotrimazole?
Athletes foot: There is no permanent cure for athletes foot, however with my patients I use a topical antifungal cream, dispense a steri shoe (uv sterilzer) for all shoe gear. And if it involves a serious case then include an oral anti fungal. ...Read more
Yes... It can: Athletes foot is an infection that can spread to other areas of the body. ...Read more
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
Variable: It depends on how long you have had it, how bad it is, how you are treating it. ...Read more
Lifetime: I have seen cases that never cure but these are usually from military that have spent time in wet, humid places. ...Read more
Athletes foot: If you have been exposed to an athletes foot environment, I would wash your feet with a soap based with tea tree oil and I would only purchase an anti fungal topical and apply as directed. Wash your socks and purchase an anti fungal spray and apply it to the shoe gear that was worn during this episode. ...Read more
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Little blisters...: The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Socks should be a synthetic material like those manufactured by thorlo [http://www.Thorlo. Com/]. 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
Lamasil Cream: Lamasil cream is an effective over the counter treatment for athletes feet. Just make sure it is athletes feet and not some other type of skin condition. If you have been treating this with other anti-fungal products and it has not responded then it may not be a fungus at all. If this is the case see your podiatrist. ...Read more
Its the same thing: Basically you are describing the same condition. ...Read more
Unusual: Athletes foot can be spread from person to person, however it is unusual to get it on the face. Good hygiene, washing well with soap and water, keeping feet clean and dry, using foot powder, anti-fungal oil or medication and keeping socks and shoes clean and dry will all help! Check with your Podiatrist for proper diagnosis and treatments! ...Read more
Swelling: Normally it is not associated with athletes foot except for the most extreme cases. ...Read more
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