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How to get rid of athlete's foot forever?

How to get rid of athlete's foot forever?

Impractical: Fungi causing athlete's are ubiquitous and it is possible to get re-infected after eliminating the infection with medication. You may need to repeat treatment and keep your environment as free of fungi as possible. ...Read more

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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 to get rid of athlete's foot? Spray, powder, bleach?

How to get rid of athlete's foot? Spray, powder, bleach?

Powder or cream: Cream works very fast otc ask the pharmacist which he aor she would use. ...Read more

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How to get rid of athletes foot?

How to get rid of athletes foot?

Antifungal meds...: Topical medication to eradicate the fungus that causes athletes foot should help. It can be found over the counter, for example Nystatin. To avoid having recurrence keep your feet dry and use white cotton socks. Fungal infection develop in humid, dark environments. ...Read more

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How to get rid of athletes foot? Get it whenever son comes home from college.

How to get rid of athletes foot? Get it whenever son comes home from college.

Athletes fungus: Athletes foot is usually caused by a fungus which can be transmitted from human to human. If your athletes foot returns when your son is at home, perhaps he is the transmitter of the fungus. You will need a topical anti fungal that you can get at a pharmacy. If the over the counter cream doesn't help, then you would see a physician or podiatrist for a prescription medication. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of athlete feet?

How do I get rid of athlete feet?

Many options: First is there a reason why you are getting it? Non breathable shoes? socks? lots of exercise? There are many commercial powers that will help but another option is boric acid power which is cheap and easy. It is important to clean you feet with soap and water often as possible. Clean socks will also help. ...Read more

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How do l get rid of athlete's feet for good? It seems to come and go.

How do l get rid of athlete's feet for good?  It seems to come and go.

Variety of products: Most topical antifungals will work on athlete's foot if use properly. My favorite is a product that contains Lamisil (terbinafine). The problem with athelete's foot is that it usually returns. Use topical as needed. Keep it handy for reoccurrence. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of athlete's foot?

How do I get rid of athlete's foot?

See below: Topical anti=fungal spray or solution. Wear absorbant socks and let feet air out often. Dry throroughly after bathing. A small amount of powder in shoes may be helpful. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of athlete's foot?

How can I get rid of athlete's foot?

Ddffgghh: If the condition can not be resolved with topical medications one can utilize oral medication and if this is truly a fungal infection it should resolve within a month or 2. It will need to be prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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How does one get rid of athlete's foot fungus?

How does one get rid of athlete's foot fungus?

Combo of things: First it is important to treat the fungus (lamisil or clotrimazole creams are available over the counter). Second, it is important to make sure you don't re-infect yourself. Fungi thrive in warm, dark, moist environments. Use powders to keep your feet dry. Spray your shoes with anti fungal spray (tinactin (tolnaftate) etc) so that you don't just put your healthy feet in a shoe full of fungus! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of athletes feet?

How do I get rid of athletes feet?

OTC anti-fungal: Keep feet dry. Use over-the-counter anti-fungal powders as directed. Wear flip-flops when showering in public areas. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of athletes foot?

How can I get rid of athletes foot?

Use of: Antifungal creams or powder otc and wearing open toes sandals or flip flops. Avoid moisture ...Read more

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How do you get rid/prevent athletes feet?

How do you get rid/prevent athletes feet?

Epsom salt soak: Soak feet with epsom salt and orally take garlic pills - will take 6 weeks to clear. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of athletes foot fast?

How can I get rid of athletes foot fast?

Prescription: Your doctor can give you a prescription for an oral medication that treats the infection from the inside. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of athletes foot in children 3 & 4 yrs?

How can you get rid of athletes foot in children 3 & 4 yrs?

Antifungal creams: Tinea pedis, or athlete's foot, is caused by a fungus (often by t. Rubrum fungus) that can be on locker room floors or other people's footwear. If the fungus is able to take hold on the skin cells and start growing, one will get the athlete's foot rash. Tinea pedis should be treated to relieve symptoms and also to prevent it from spreading to the toenails. Lotrimin (clotrimazole) af cream works for all ages. ...Read more

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How do I easily get rid of athlete's foot?

How do I easily get rid of athlete's foot?

Antifungal cream: Apply it twice a day. Examples: tinactin, (tolnaftate) micatin, lotrimin etc....Available over the counter at your pharmacy. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of bad athletes foot?

How can I get rid of bad athletes foot?

Meds and hygeine: Wear absorbant socks and change often, let feet air out whenever possible. Dry thoroughly after bathing. A small amount of powder in shoes may also help. Topical anti-fungal sprays and solutions are in order. If problem persists, consult with a podiatrist. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of severe athletes foot?

How do you get rid of severe athletes foot?

Multiple steps: Keeping your feet dry most of the time. (Open shoes)
Topical but often oral anti-fungal agents for months.
Descale your toe nails , ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my chronic athletes foot? I always wear socks and wash my shoes regularly, but it seems particularly bad in my work flats

How can I get rid of my chronic athletes foot? I always wear socks and wash my shoes regularly, but it seems particularly bad in my work flats

Medication: You have taken the proper steps with good hygeine. You should use a daily antifungal spray or powder, but an oral antifungul for a short period my be the answer. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of really bad athletes foot rashes? Does sunlight (lots of it) kill the fungus?

How do you get rid of really bad athletes foot rashes?  Does sunlight (lots of it) kill the fungus?

Sunlight has no: Effect. When infected, you must treat it with at least a topical antifungal. Occasionally, an oral antifungal will be used if teh problem is severe enough. See your podiatrist or dermatologist, . ...Read more

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Anyone know how can I get rid of fungal infections, athletes' foot, and the like?

Anyone know how can I  get rid of fungal infections, athletes' foot, and the like?

Lamisil (terbinafine): Lamisil (terbinafine) at is a good antifungal to treat athlete's feet. Use it as directed on the label and most get good results. If you do this and the problem persists, you may need to see a podiatrist or dermatologist. Keep in mind that because you cure an episode of athlete's foot you are not immune to reinfection. Keeping your feet clean and dry: using foot powders, rotating shoes, etc can reduce this. ...Read more

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