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How can I treat athlete's foot at home?

How can I treat athlete's foot at home?

Antifungal topicals: May use antifungal creams, soaks with domeboro, disinfect shoes with lysol spray. ...Read more

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How do you treat athlete s foot with powder?

How do you treat athlete s foot with powder?

That is one way: There is also creams, ointments, sprays, solutions. Many of which are effective and easily purchased over the counter in the pharmacy. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat toenail fungus at home?

What can I do to treat toenail fungus at home?

Several: Put tea tree essential oil under the nail. Lavender can also be helpful. Soak the nail in hydrogen peroxide. The key is to be persistent, as it can take a while. ...Read more

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How do you treat athlete's foot if two jocks in the house?

How do you treat athlete's foot if two jocks in the house?

Athlete's foot : Treatment would be the same whether there are 2 or 20. Keep surfaces disinfected, change socks and shoes 1-2 times a day. Use a powder to keep the skin drier and an antifungal cream to get rid of the infection. ...Read more

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What can I do at home to treat plantar fasciitis?

What can I do at home to treat plantar fasciitis?

Stretching exercise: Use plantar arch stretching exercises with golf ball in mid arch 15 minutes daily. Get otc inserts, take otc Motrin if no history of heart or GI problems and no allergy. If still symptomatic see podiatrist. ...Read more

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How to know what is athletes foot tinea pedis doing to the feet to cause itching?

Irritation: It is a fungal infection of the skin that causes inflammation and irritation that leads to itching. Topical medicine works most of the time, but sometimes need pills. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter treatments can I buy to treat my athlete’s foot?

Antifungals: The most common and quite effective otc treatment for tinea pedis (athlete's foot) is Lamisil at or terbinafine topical as a 1% cream applied to the feet twice daily for 1-4 weeks. ...Read more

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How do you cure athletes foot and really dry feet? What is the best way to cure athletes foot and dry feet?

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 more

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How to treat hemorrhoid at home without surgery?

How to treat hemorrhoid at home without surgery?

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

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How can I cure a toe fungus at home?

How can I cure a toe fungus at home?

You can't: Toe fungus is very difficult to treat. You need dermatologists to help. ...Read more

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How to treat a stinging penis at home?

How to treat a stinging penis at home?

Best to have this: medically evaluated. If your urethra stings it might be due to an infection. ...Read more

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How to treat athlete's foot?

How to treat athlete's foot?

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 more

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How to treat edema at home?

How to treat edema at home?

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 more

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Athletes foot how to treat?

Antifungal: You may benefit with a topical or an oral anti-fungal medication depending on the severity if it indeed is an athletes foot infection. Make sure to dry well between the toes after your shower or bath. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat athlete's foot?

What is the best way to treat athlete's foot?

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 more

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What's the best way to fight foot fungus or athletes foot?

Foot fungus: The best way to treat a foot fungus is to use it a topical anti-fungal cream. You may need a prescription anti-fungal cream depending on the severity of the fungal infection. ...Read more

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What can I do at home to treat my Achilles tendon injury?

What can I do at home to treat my Achilles tendon injury?

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 more

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