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How do I cure athletes foot and how long does it take to fully recover?

How do I cure athletes foot and how long does it take to fully recover?

Be preventative: You can keep on top of athletes foot by checking your feet everyday. Make sure that you dry in between your toes. If you see red dots on the bottom of your feet or scaly areas make sure you start applying an anti fungal cream. Do not use a cream in between toes since this just adds to the moisture. If you are having difficulty seeing results see your local podiatrist. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to cure athletes foot?

Please tell me how long it takes for to cure athletes foot?

Variable: It depends on how long you have had it, how bad it is, how you are treating it. ...Read more

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What can be done to cure athletes foot, and how long will it take?

What can be done to cure athletes foot, and how long will it take?

Antifungal Cream: Most over-the-counter antifungal creams will clear athletes foot in a week or two if you wash and dry thoroughly and apply faithfully. If it doesn't respond, see a podiatrist. You may have a mixed infection requiring antibiotics as well. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for athletes foot to clear?

How long is it supposed to it take for athletes foot to clear?

Depends: It takes a lifestyle modification to completely get rid of fungal skin infection but generally 2-3 weeks of appropriate care. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to how long is the cure for athletes foot?

I'm curious as to how long is the cure for athletes foot?

Kinda depends: How bad of a case you have it. I would say 2-3 weeks is very reasonable. But, their is definately a recurrence rate. Keep in mind if your shoes are contaminated or things like that it may delay treatment as you may be recontaminating. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for blistering athletes foot to clear up?

How long does it usually take for blistering athletes foot to clear up?

A few of days: Usually the blistering will clear up quickly with good care. Use the topical antifungals as directed. If you are consist, the blistering will calm down in a few days and the fungal infection will clear in a week or two. Keep the antifungal handy, as it is common for reinfection. The fungus is everywhere, if you are suseptible, you will get it. Dr l. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for athletes foot to go away with treatment?

How long is it supposed to it take for athletes foot to go away with treatment?

10 days: Otc generic antifungals are very good. Ventilate feet. Do not wear sox to bed. See a dermatologist if persists. ...Read more

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What can be done to cure my athletes foot forever?

What can be done to cure my athletes foot forever?

Athletes foot: Their is no permanent cure for athletes foot, however with my patients I use a topical antifungal cream, dispense a steri shoe (uv sterilzer) for all shoe gear. And if it involves a serious case then include an oral anti fungal. ...Read more

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What should I do to take care of athletes foot naturally?

Try vinegar: 1:4 ratio of white vinegar to warm water minimally 3x weekly may help. Vinegar is a natural anti-fungal, anti-microbial and keratolytic. ...Read more

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What exactly is the longest it could take to clear up athletes foot?

Lifetime: I have seen cases that never cure but these are usually from military that have spent time in wet, humid places. ...Read more

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What is the time it takes for vesicular athletes foot to clear up?

Healing time: In most cases assuming you are on the correct medication most but not all heal in 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Can caladryl lotion cure athletes foot?

No: The lotion can reduce itching and soothe, but it will not cure athlete's foot. Keeping the feet clean and dry is the best prevention, but if advanced, you may require antifungal agents. ...Read more

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I have ringworm and athletes foot. What can I do to cure it?

I have ringworm and athletes foot. What can I do to cure it?

Anti fungal: These are two common names for a fungal infection known as tinea. Tinea can be caused by different funguses. You may try an over the counter anti fungal cream twice a day for 2 wks but if it is not resolving within a week, you should see md for prescription treatment. ...Read more

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How can you cure athletes foot when it spreads to your hands?

How can you cure athletes foot when it spreads to your hands?

Topical Antifungal: Athlete's foot is simply the specific form of skin infection caused by fungus and this can occur anywhere on the body and is treated the same. It often responds well to topical treatment, many of which can be procured over the counter. Ask your pharmacist to direct you to the topical athlete's foot creams. ...Read more

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Can oral metronidazole cure athletes foot?

Can oral metronidazole cure athletes foot?

No: Athlete's feet is caused by a fungal infection. A number of antifungal preparations are available. ...Read more

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Cures for athletes foot.

Cures for athletes foot.

Depends: The type of treatment rendered for athelete's foot (foot fungus) depends on the severity and the type of foot fungus it is. There are several types ranging from topical to oral medication. One important thing to remember is no matter what medication is used, it is important to address the environment that the foot is in and avoid re-infection. Don't forget to disinfect socks as well as shoes! ...Read more

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How to cure athletes foot?

How to cure athletes foot?

Many ways: Good hygeine and topical antifungal medication.
There are many topical preparations that you can by at a drug store. ...Read more

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How to cure athletes foot?

How to cure athletes foot?

Athlete's foot: Prevention is better than treatment. In public baths, use slippers to walk around and make sure to wash your feet very well. Do not wear somebody else's socks or tocuh somebody's toes/feet with the disease. There are many otc antifungals that are quite effective. ...Read more

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