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How to cover up athletes foot redness?

How to cover up athletes foot redness?

Treat it: The redness should go away as it is treated. If it does not, perhaps another medication might be in order or perhaps it is not athlete's feet, but instead some kind of dermatitis. If you have been treating your feet for more than two weeks with a medication, and the redness has not subsided, than it is time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with foot redness to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Extent? Pain?: If it infection it is best to see physician early because walking will become difficult.Redness can be sign of infection, trauma, allergic reaction and needs to be seen to determine appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Treating Athlete's Foot (Checklist)

Dry well between the toes after your shower or bath
Daily
Wear white cotton socks, especially in the summer
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Try to avoid scratching
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See your podiatrist is symptoms persist or do not improve
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How to cover up athletes foot redness?

Treat it: The redness should go away as it is treated. If it does not, perhaps another medication might be in order or perhaps it is not athlete's feet, but instead some kind of dermatitis. If you have been treating your feet for more than two weeks with a medication, and the redness has not subsided, than it is time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
Daily
Dry well between the toes after shower or bath
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Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
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How long can I wait with foot redness to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Extent? Pain?: If it infection it is best to see physician early because walking will become difficult.Redness can be sign of infection, trauma, allergic reaction and needs to be seen to determine appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Foot pain + redness + occasional swelling, happens to both feet, happens randomly. Occurs during or after sleep. Pain lasts a few days then goes.?

Foot pain + redness + occasional swelling, happens to both feet, happens randomly.  Occurs during or after sleep.  Pain lasts a few days then goes.?

??Gout/??infection: Sounds more like "gout" a condition where you have uric acid building up in the joints mostly in the feet. Infection less likely. Usually Motrin gives relief. If you have fever and if this is infection you need to be evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I was bit on my lower leg by my dog and my foot has redness and swelling?

I was bit on my lower leg by my dog and my foot has redness and swelling?

You need to go to: The emergency room immediately. You need to have your tetanus status checked, get antibiotics, know if the dog has all its vaccines. Any wound needs to be evaluated and x-rays to make ire there is no gas in the tissue. ...Read more

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