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Could My Husband Have Given Me His Athletes Foot By Rubbing His Feet On Me During The Night In Bed
Could my husband have given me his athletes foot by rubbing his feet on me during the night in bed?
Yes: Athletes foot, or a fungal infection can be caught by direct contact. Both you and your husband need to be treated to eradicate the fungus, as well as the tiles in the bathroom to prevent reinfection. Lamisil (terbinafine) is an o/c antifungal cream. If it is resistant to non - prescription see a doctor for prescription antifungals. ...Read more
Should I let a fungal nail infection on toes and athletes foot stop me from rubbing with my partners feet at night/sex?
Peeling on back of toes, rough soles. Athletes foot? After washing or rubbing athletes foot in they're a bit sore/sensitive. Think it's athletes foot.
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Scaling is a : Part of athletes foot.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possibly yes: I would see a dermatologist or your pcp to confirm that the rash on the thigh is a fungal infeciton. They usually perform a KOH prep to confirm it if it is not clinically obvious. If that is the case, there is a possibility that it can be transmitted from a fungal infection from your spouse. ...Read more
My husband suffered athletes foot 4 how many yrs then his feet sweaty when he use sacks for his work what is good medicine for his hope u can help me?
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Stop the sweating and then treat the athletes foot. An antiperspirant can be used. Then an antifungal.
Soaking in warm water and tea bags helps as well as it helps dry up the sweat glands in the feet, . ...Read more
My husband's doc assessed his hernia repair site swelling and associated it with his athletes foot... Is this accurate?
The only connection: I can conjure up would be if he developed a fungal infection to his hernia site, which is pretty rare. If that is the case, he would need oral anti-fungal medicine, but only after a positive fungal culture of the hernia site. I have to admit, though, this is a stretch. I like the idea of a second opinion. ...Read more
My skin is flaking on my scrotum. I was told to get athletes foot cream to rub on it. Its is not going away what should I do? I used athletes foot cream, non-scented lotion, however vaseline seems to work best. But im wondering if there is anything els
How long did you use the athlete's foot cream? It can take a few weeks of using it twice a day for you to notice an improvement. Have you tried changing your soap? It may be extremely dry, which is why the vaseline is working. You can try a heavy cream (in a jar) like eucerin or aquaphor. If the problem persists you should see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment.
I hope you are better soon. ...Read more
I thought i had athletes foot. red itchy flaking toe. my skin under my nail bed was very itchy. i looked down and it had popped?? how do i treat this?
See Your Doctor Now: The cause of your symptoms must first be determined before considering what treatment. There are several possibilities. Athlete's Foot can cause the findings observed as well as non-fungal infections, allergic reactions, systemic illnesses, and more. Be aware that diagnosis of skin conditions is challenging without visual inspection. See your doctor now for correct diagnosis and prompt treatment. ...Read more
Last night my foot was sore on the side of it. This morning it is throbbing and I see it is swollen on the side of my foot. Not Athletes Foot.
Swollen: Any time your foot ( or any other are of your body) is sore and swollen for unknown causes , it is time to see your doctor . In this case see you podiatrist for an evaluation and diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more
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
I have no rash or anything visible on my skin yet I have this intense itching mostly on my feet and its not athletes foot mostly at night any ideas
Major burning itching feet, tried over-the-counter athletes foot medicine. My only relief is that I purchased a brush and brush my feet al night?
Have horrid burning itchy feet at night. No gout, no neuropathy, no athletes foot. Right foot is worse. Tried epsom, lamisil, (terbinafine) no relief. Dr to see?
I'm partial : To podiatry. I vote for podiatrist. I would love to find out what finally helps you or what your diagnosis ends up being if there is a way for you to keep us informed. Good luck. ...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
Dry scaly feet: It could be athlete's foot or atopic dermatitis or contact dermatitis, etc. You can try to prevent athlete's foot by wearing sandals, changing shoes/socks often and after exercise, using foot powder, washing and drying feet often, and avoiding wet public floors and wearing other people's shoes. A dermatologist will do a KOH prep of a scraping of your skin to confirm the diagnosis. See one. ...Read more
Maybe: Although Fluconazole is most effective against candida (yeast) it does hit other fungi. It is an azole antifungal dont forget. So it depends on what organism is causing the athletes foot. The most common is tricophyton species. There are better drugs like Lamisil (terbinafine) topical and oral. ...Read more
If you touch a foot with athletes foot and then you happened to touch your nose, could you get the fungus in the nose, are the lungs at risk?
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
Athlete's foot: Prevention is better than treatment. In public baths, use slippers to walk around and make sure to wash your feet very well. Do not wear somebody else's socks or tocuh somebody's toes/feet with the disease. There are many otc antifungals that are quite effective. ...Read more
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