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Different Types Of Foot Fungus
I've had a foot fungus for six months now. I've tried 2 types of steriod creams and a prescription anti-fungal cream. What else can I do?
See answer: Steroids actually make fungal infections worse, so stop them if you haven't already. Your diabetes may also be a factor, especially if it is not well-controlled. You may also need to have a culture taken of the fungus. This would show which medications it would be most sensitive to. Best to follow-up with your doctor to discuss options. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Several options: Primary care physician, dermatologist, podiatrist. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Can athlete's foot lead to nail fungus infection? I have athlete's foot now and using treatment twice a day. My biggest fear is that it will cause ugly nail fungus. Is this possible or is that something completely different?
Athlete's foot/nail : The most common organism in athlete's foot is also the same because of nail fungus. It is very important that treatment begin as soon as possible to prevent the spread of the fungus to the nails. Nail fungus is much more difficult to treat. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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I'm pretty sure I have moccasin foot fungus but i need to see picturs of it. How do I know if I have it?
Self-descriptive: Moccasin foot looks pretty much the way it sounds. Red, scaley, cracked skin of the bottom of the foot which comes up the sides almost as if you were wearing a moccasin. It is usually from a fungus called t. Rubrum and responds to antifungals such as tolnaftate, Clotrimazole and terbinafine, all of which can be had over the counter. Make sure shoes and socks are clean and thoroughly dry. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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Athlete's foot is: A generic term for a fungal infection of the skin, regardless of which particular fungus is involved. There are tests/skin biopsies which can be performed to identify that it is indeed a fungus and which specific organism(s). ...Read moreGet help now ›
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