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How To Get Rid Of Athlete's Foot Home Remedies
I think my daughter has athletes foot, can someone tell me a home remedy i can use to get rid of it?
Topical fungal spray: Good foot hygiene is the best defense against infection. Daily washing of the feet with soap and water; drying carefully, especially between the toes; and changing shoes and hose regularly to decrease moisture, help prevent the fungus from infecting the feet. Also helpful is daily use of a quality foot powder in the shoe, ie lotrimin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Start with a topical: Antifungal cream. Currently, the best thing going is naftin 2%, available by prescription only. Otc antifungal creams can be ok as well. On top of this, you must change the environment in which the feet reside. Feet must be kept clean and dry, especially between the toes. Use powder on the feet daily; change shoes daily; you may want to treat the shoes too, with sprays or an uv sanitizer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The thing with: athlete's foot is fungal spores live 30 days, so you must treat it for at least that long, even if it clears up in a few days. Also, there is a genetic predisposition to some fungi. If you're one of those people, you should be applying a cream daily FOREVER. Lotrimin, Lamisil and Tinactin are my personal favorites (in that order). Use the cream, not the gel or powder or spray, and use a tiny am ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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