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How long does it usually take for blistering athletes foot to clear up?

How long does it usually take for blistering athletes foot to clear up?

A few of days: Usually the blistering will clear up quickly with good care. Use the topical antifungals as directed. If you are consist, the blistering will calm down in a few days and the fungal infection will clear in a week or two. Keep the antifungal handy, as it is common for reinfection. The fungus is everywhere, if you are suseptible, you will get it. Dr l. ...Read more

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Dr. Jordan Steinberg
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Athlete (Definition)

Ath·lete n. A person possessing the natural or acquired traits, such as strength, agility, and endurance, that are necessary for physical exercise or sports, especially those ...Read more


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I have athletes foot with a layer of blisters. I popped the first and the one under and when I popped that there was some blood in it. But there's another deep one under that, that appears to be mostly blood. It really hurts. How do I treat at home?

I have athletes foot with a layer of blisters. I popped the first and the one under and when I popped that there was some blood in it. But there's another deep one under that, that appears to be mostly blood. It really hurts. How do I treat at home?

Antifungals/Consult: Hello, Athlete's foot with blister formation is usually indicative of a specific type of dermatophyte called Trichophyton Mentagrophytes. The issue becomes complicated when the blisters can have whats considered a bacterial super infection. I would strongly recommend you seek a specialist consult, especially if this is longstanding. If your foot becomes red, hot, swollen, with malodor head to ER ...Read more

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Inbetween , y left middle and "ring" tow are 2 grey looking "blisters" they seemed to grow over night. Assuming athletes foot? Hurts to stand on foot

Inbetween , y left middle and "ring" tow are 2 grey looking "blisters"  they seemed to grow over night. Assuming athletes foot? Hurts to stand on foot

Probably: Most likely you do have an athlete's foot infection which is a fungal infection, however, you have a superimposed bacterial infection which could develop pus and must be treated with antibiotics, especially if you have diabetes. You should have it checked. ...Read more

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Itchy blood blister on inside of toe. Athletes foot?

Itchy blood blister on inside of toe. Athletes foot?

Athletes foot : Typically does not cause a blood blister. It could cause a blister with clear fluid in it. It might be simply a blood blister from friction. ...Read more

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I cut my self while cleaning my shower drain. The cut on my finger got infected and began formin g blisters around it. I had athletes foot before and this is what it looks like

I cut my self while cleaning my shower drain. The cut on my finger got infected and began formin g blisters around it. I had athletes foot before and this is what it looks like

You : You need to seek medical care for a number reasons: 1. To make sure you are up to date with your tetanus immunization, and if not, to get an tetanus toxoid injection. 2. To determine if you have infection and to obtain treatment. 3. To make sure you do not have a chemical injury from the cleaning materials. ...Read more

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What causes athletes foot and thickecking toenails?

What causes athletes foot and thickecking toenails?

Athlete's foot is: A fungal infection of the skin. Thickened nails are often fungal, but it can also happen from an injury or repeated microtrauma to the nails. ...Read more

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Had athletes foot. Now my body is feeling itchy, can foot fungus cause that ?

Had athletes foot. Now my body is feeling itchy, can foot fungus cause that ?

Doubtful: Foot fungus uncommonly spreads to the rest of the body. One must consider other causes of your itching if persistent, especially if no rash is present. ...Read more

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What is athletes foot tinea pedis doing to the feet that makes or causes itching?

What is athletes foot tinea pedis doing to the feet that makes or causes itching?

Good question.: Athletes foot is caused by a fungal infection. The fungus is likely causing skin irritation in some manner. A mosquito bites and causes an inflammatory response. I am not sure if the fungus actually nibbles at you as they are microscopic and we don't see them, but i assume they are irritating the skin in some capacity. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more