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From age of 14, i got this foot athlet. I used s lot of medicine it just come and go. Now i'm 60 still w/me. What medicine u can recommend to me?

From age of 14, i got this foot athlet. I used s lot of medicine it just come and go. Now i'm 60 still w/me. What medicine u can recommend to me?

Athletes foot cream: Fungus lives all over the place and the feet can easily get reinfected. Shoes can get contaminated and often can help reinfect feet. The over the counter creams like lotrimin, tinactin (tolnaftate) should work etc also, if you are treating and it is not going away consider that it may not actually be a fungus. See a doctor if traditional medications are not effective. ...Read more

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What causes athlete's foot?

What causes athlete's foot?

Fungus: Fungus lives almost everywhere and it loves dark, wet areas like a foot in a sock in a shoe... ...Read more

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How did I get athlete's foot?

How did I get athlete's foot?

Be sure it is : Be sure you have athlete's foot (tinea pedis). Many conditions can look like it but are something else, like dyshidrotic eczema, contact dermatitis or bacterial infection. If you're uncertain, have your doctor examine you for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can I get athlete’s foot?

How can I get athlete’s foot?

Fungus is normal: Fungus is a normal inhabitant for all of us. We all tend to either respond or not respond to this infection, meaning our own immune system. Certainly, some locations may expose one to a highly concentration of the fungus, but remember you have it already. ...Read more

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How do you cure athlete's foot?

How do you cure athlete's foot?

"cure" is : Qualified. You can clear up an athlete's foot infection with an antifungal, but some people are prone to recurrence. In fact, one fungus has been shown to have a genetic tendency. A common mistake is people use an antifungal for a few days and stop when it looks all better, but fungal spores live 30 days, so you need to keep using it for 30 days. ...Read more

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How do you treat athlete's foot?

How do you treat athlete's foot?

OTC Antifungals: Hello: it is important to not make a diagnosis without a clinical examination. For the sake of answering your question for informational purposes, typically otc anti-fungal medications can resolve the problem. Best regards: mark reed, dpm. ...Read more

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What works well for athlete's foot?

What works well for athlete's foot?

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 can be done for athlete's foot?

What can be done for athlete's foot?

Lamisil (terbinafine) AD: Wash all socks with bleach, spray shoes out with an anti fungal spray, and get some Lamisil (terbinafine) ad or lotrimin and follow instructions. Also bleach your bathroom and shower floor. If persists seek out a local podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the cause of athlete's foot?

Athletes foot: This is a skin condition caused by fungus. This requires topical medication which can be obtained over the counter. If severe see a doctor for oral medication. ...Read more

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