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Can I use jock itch on my feet? (Tebinafine) It's probably tinea perdis. Or just use athletes foot? (Terbinafine hydrochloride) sound the same

Can I use jock itch on my feet? (Tebinafine) It's probably tinea perdis. Or just use athletes foot? (Terbinafine hydrochloride) sound the same

Either One Ok to Use: Tinea Pedis, a fungal skin infection: itchy rash between toes/sides of feet, can infect toenails. Same fungus causes Jock Itch. Terbinafine (anti-fungal) used to treat both. Prevention is key. Cleanse feet/between toes daily in soapy water. air dry 15 min. Avoid sweaty feet, wear absorbent socks, change if damp, shoe inserts & foot powder help. See doctor if not resolved after 2 wks therapy. ...Read more

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Why do people get jock itch and athlete's foot?

Why do people get jock itch and athlete's foot?

Perspiration+ fungus: Jock itch (tinea cruris) and athlete's foot (tinea pedis) are fungal infections of the skin. If the body parts are warm, and get moist from perspiration the fungus can proliferate and infect these areas. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get athlete's foot from jock itch?

Fungal ID reactions: Yes it is possible. Many individuals can colonize fungal organisms and have these on their scalp, armpits, groin, feet, toenails and between toes. Topical over the counter agents like Lamisil (terbinafine) must be used for 4-6 weeks for skin infections as the tv suggest cured in one week rule absolutely will not work for chronic fungal cases. Oral agents have to be used for chronic cases or for toenail fungu. ...Read more

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What can be done about for athlete's foot/jock itch?

What can be done about for athlete's foot/jock itch?

Antifungals.: Athlete's foot is a fungal infection in the skin of your feet. It can happen between toes and along the soles of your feet. Change your shoes regularly and let them air out. Keep your feet clean, wear cotton socks, dry between your toes after showering, and use an antifungal cream on your feet. Some cases require a prescription, so see your doctor if things don't improve in a few weeks. ...Read more

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Can i still go for a workout if I have atheletes foot and jock itch?

Yes: With proper medication either oral or topical, workouts may be continued to patient tolerance. ...Read more

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Athlete's foot/jock itch and sprays, what to do?

Athlete's foot/jock itch and sprays, what to do?

Athletes foot : You can try otc Lamisil (terbinafine) cream if it doesn't work see a podiatrist or a skin specialist. ...Read more