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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
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
Sore flat feet, feel tender. I used jock itch cream for 2weekd but still sore feet? Also RA in ankles and knees. I'm 24. What can help? Burning feet??
Depends: There are a number if different causes, and so I would encourage you to be seen. Flat feet themselves can cause pain that may respond to an orthotic. It could also be related to your RA which can often involve the mid foot. It could be a neuropathy as well. A detailed exam and appropriate test can determine the exact cause and give treatment options. ...Read more
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 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Had jock itch and athletes foot and balantitis now I no these are all candidas but why have I had them all within a year or so ?
Odd statement: While someone might have candida as the cause of inflammation in each of these locations, it is not a common cause. I would be concerned for diabetes in such an individual. A variety of skin fungi are much more common for the feet,jock itch regions. Of the 3,balanitis would have candida as a common cause. ...Read more
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