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Cream Athlete Foot
Horribly bad rash on my feet, creams athletes foot medicine everything makes it worse but it hurts and itches so bad sometimes I can't even sleep?
Time to see doctor: If is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would be prudent to see your doctor or a podiatrist. ...Read more
Antifungual Cream: Tinea pedis commonly known as athlete's foot is treated with over the counter or prescribed antifungal cream. Patient's apply cream or lotion to affected areas of the feet twice a day but must wash and dry feet thoroughly with a clean towel or paper towel before applying the medication. I bring the patient back every 4 weeks until skin is healed. It can take up to 6 months and recurrence is high. ...Read more
Fungus infection: Yes, Oxistat is indicated for the treatment of athlete's foot. ...Read more
What should I do my athletes foot never been gone. I consult the dermatologist but nothings happen. What is 100% good cream for athletes foot?
I should add...: Assuming the diagnosis is correct and it really is a fungus (not all itchy flaky rashes on the foot are from a fungus), fungal spores live for 30 days. You must keep treating your fungus for at least 30 days to get rid of it, even if it seems to clear up after only a few days of treatment, otherwise it will continue to come back. ...Read more
Yes: This cream should be used twice a day. ...Read more
Yes: It will decrease the swelling and itching but you also need to use an antifungal. ...Read more
When you use tinactin (tolnaftate) cream for athlete's foot, what do the directions mean by "pay special attention to spaces between toes"?
Do not apply: Don't apply the cream to in between your toes. If you do, make sure you rub them in really well. Creams, moisturize. Increase in moisture leads to maceration in between toes and then increase in fungal infection. I would apply the cream only to my feet and Tinactin (tolnaftate) spray in between my toes. ...Read more
When you use tinactin (tolnaftate) cream for athletes foot what does it mean if told to pay special attention to spaces between toes?
Not sure but: Not good to put cream between toes when walking. So, I recomend to place it between toes at night, or ensure its rubbed in well in the skin when applying interdigitally. ...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
What's the difference between daktarin athletes foot cream and canesten cream? Is athletes foot just used for feet and canesten for vaginal thrush?
Both the same: Both are antifungal, of the azole group, and both can be used for athlete's foot ...Read more
No: Only antifungals will kill fungal infections. Purchase otc terbinafine, lotrimin or any topical antifungal and apply as directed. You must also purchase a antifungal spray powder such as micatin or tinactin (tolnaftate) and spray your shoes you wear once a week to kill the fungal spores in your shoes to prevent reoccurrence. Triamcinolone is a topical steroid and will not kill the fungal infection. ...Read more
I'm on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED can I use a anti fungal cream for athletes foot tinea will it interfear with my pill?
Can you: You can use it and it will not interfere. ...Read more
Lamisil (terbinafine) or Lotrimin: These are the two topical antifungal medications recommended by a lot of doctors. Follow the directions and use for the prescribed treatment times. If they do not work see a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more
My husband uses clotrimazole cream for his athlete's foot. Is that a good cream to use? What else can he use to cure it?
Hi how about the metaconazole nitrate is 100% surely good cream medicine 4 athletes foot or conbiderm steriod cream. Pls explain thanks?
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 have a circular inflamed spot that is red and scaly on my scrotum. I've tried using antifungal cream made for athletes foot on it. Not working?
Lamisil (terbinafine) AT: It is available over the counter and reasonable affordable, and works within 2 weeks for most people. I have recommended this for years as a good starting medication. Sometimes other, prescribed medications are necessary though. Good luck! ...Read more
To start with...: 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
No: It is an antifungal medication.Get a more detailed answer ›
2-3 weeks: Could be less, could be more depending on severity. ...Read more
Yes: Should work fine no problem.Get a more detailed answer ›