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How To Treat Athlete's Foot At Home
How do you cure athletes foot and really dry feet? What is the best way to cure athletes foot and dry feet?
Antifungal cream: Athletes foot is a fungal infection of the foot. It responds well to antifungal creams, such as otc lotrimin (clotrimazole). If that doesn't work, see a podiatric physician. Dry feet usually responds to moisturizers such as am lactin lotion. Or if that doesn't work, you may need a cream with urea in it. You may need to see a podiatric physician for a prescription. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: May get relief with warm soaks in a bathtub. May use Ibuprofen or similar for discomfort. Suppositories from drug store may help some. Best is to avoid hemorrhoid irritation by avoiding constipation or straining at the toilet, dink plenty liquids, use fiber supplements such as metamucil. See your doctor for prescription medications if needed. ...Read more
Make sure it's: Really a fungal infection. Some other conditions can cause itching and peeling including a bacterial infection called erythrasma, which is treated with an antibiotic, not an anti-fungal. The best advice i can offer you is to get it checked out by a podiatrist or dermatologist. Oh... And don't scratch! that spreads it if it's fungal. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Edema: It depends on what the edema is from and where it is. Swelling from trauma or injury can be helped by ice and wrapping with an ace-wrap. If it's your legs, then compression stockings can help. Those are just examples, but for your situation, you need to find out what's causing the edema in the first place! best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Topical antifungal : Cream, you can start with an over the counter preparation or get a prescription. In general, you want to keep your feet clean and especially dry. After bathing, dry your feet thoroughly and after you apply the medication, use powder between your toes to absorb moisture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Important : To determine the extent of the injury. If the tendon is itself injured bad, it is possible you should not walk on it. Is their any open skin? Is it simply a tendonitis? If allowed to walk, often a heel lift is recommended. You may or not need immobilization while weight bearing though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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