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Cream For Athletes Foot
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.Whats 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?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: It will decrease the swelling and itching but you also need to use an antifungal. ...Read more