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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?

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

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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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How does oxistat (oxiconazole nitrate cream) treat athletes foot?

It is an : Antifungal agent. The different classes of antifungals work differently withtheend result of killing the fungus by attacking it in various methods. ...Read more

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When you use tinactin (tolnaftate) cream for athletes foot what does it mean if told to pay special attention to spaces between toes?

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

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Will the antifungal cream for athletes foot work on ringworm of the body ?

Will the antifungal cream for athletes foot work on ringworm of the body  ?

Likely: The fungus that causes athletes foot is often the same found in the body, groin and scalp. Follow the directions as indicated on the label for the prescribed time period. If it does not work, or your symptoms worsen seek medical attention. ...Read more

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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

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Can I use triamcinolone acetonide cream on athletes foot?

Can I use triamcinolone acetonide cream on athletes foot?

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

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Athlete's Foot (Definition)

Medical term is tinea pedis. It is a fungal infection of the skin of the feet. It is usually seen as red, itchy skin between the toes and ...Read more