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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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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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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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Can sweaty feet cause athletes foot?

Can sweaty feet cause athletes foot?

Moisture and fungus: Sweaty feet are conducive to fungal growth. Both moisture and fungus are essential for athletes foot. Unfortunately the causative fungi are normally present in the environment. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/athletes-foot/ds00317. ...Read more

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Could sweaty feet alone cause athletes foot?

Could sweaty feet alone cause athletes foot?

Not by itself: not by itself but it certainly promotes the growth of the fungus that causes athletes foot. Try using an OTC antifungal powder like Tinactin (tolnaftate) or generics. The type of fungus that causes not by itself foot are called dermatophytes. You can google it. ...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 works to remove the hard skin on the feet that is caused by athletes foot fungus?

What works to remove the hard skin on the feet that is caused by athletes foot fungus?

Callused skin: Foot fungus and callused skin can be two different diagnosis.. if you are concerned an exam or photo will help in determining the correct diagnosis and proper treatment plan specific to you. There are wonderful natural products that get rid of callused skin on the bottom of the feet as well as athlete's feet! ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more