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What Antibiotic Is Used To Treat Athletes Foot
Antifungal: Athletes foot is caused by a fungal infection so needs to be treated with a antifungal. Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics. A topical antifungal cream like Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin should work. Also buy some antifungal spray powder and put it in your shoes once a week to prevent reoccurrence as this is the source of the infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fungus Among Us: Athlete's foot is a fungal infection of the skin. It is important to keep your feet (and shoes) clean and dry, since fungus loves to grow in warm, dark, moist places. For mild cases, OTC antifungal creams typically work well. For more severe cases, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Various ways: Firstly, since excessive perspiration and moisture is the cause, keeping feet dry is a must. Wear socks that absorb moisture and change often. Let feet air out when possible. Dry thoroughly after bathing. Powder in shoes can also be helpful. Additionally, topical anti-fungal creams, solutions or sprays may be needed. If a prolonged problem, see a podiatrist. ...Read more
What has been used: to date? If topical antifungals have not worked - your podiatrist, primary care provider or dermatologist can try a prescription medication. Take care. ...Read more
Dry Skin ?: Dr beresh is correct, but fungal foot infections in 9 year olds are less common then in older kids.Make sure it is not dry eczematoid skin which responds better to moisturizer and cortisone cream.In both situations, keeping the feet dry helps prevent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi its good to treat warm watet or little hot to athletes foot because im always using cream but nothings change thanks?
Athletes foot: The fungus that causes athletes foot is always going to be there. It is ubiquitous. It is contagious to other parts of your skin on the body and to others during treatment. It is in the flooring, shower, carpet, shoe gear etc. The best bet is to clear it from your skin and hope that your immune system helps to stave it off. If you notice it returning, treat it immediately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unusual: Athletes foot can be spread from person to person, however it is unusual to get it on the face. Good hygiene, washing well with soap and water, keeping feet clean and dry, using foot powder, anti-fungal oil or medication and keeping socks and shoes clean and dry will all help! Check with your Podiatrist for proper diagnosis and treatments! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They said of dept.Of health hir in the phils goodhome remedy treat athletes foot warm water w/ vinergar or salt.. Thanks?
Myths: There would be no anti-fungal efficacy to that home remedy. ...Read more
I have athletes foot with a layer of blisters. I popped the first and the one under and when I popped that there was some blood in it. But there's another deep one under that, that appears to be mostly blood. It really hurts. How do I treat at home?
Antifungals/Consult: Hello, Athlete's foot with blister formation is usually indicative of a specific type of dermatophyte called Trichophyton Mentagrophytes. The issue becomes complicated when the blisters can have whats considered a bacterial super infection. I would strongly recommend you seek a specialist consult, especially if this is longstanding. If your foot becomes red, hot, swollen, with malodor head to ER ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I think I have athletes foot because everytime i dance my pinky toe skin splits under it. How do I treat this?
Foot fungus: Antifungal cream.Get a more detailed answer ›
How long should I use lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra to treat between toe athletes foot to be sure it's completely gone? Been treating twice a day for a week thus far
A couple more weeks: Athlete's foot is a fungal infection. In addition to using over the counter treatments like creams and sprays, you want to make sure you create an environment that fungus will not want to come back to. This includes keeping your feet dry and disinfecting your shoes. Also, keep in mind, fungus is everywhere. Any disruption in the skin can attract the fungus - avoid too dry skin too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: But it will burn. Also please check the can to make sure about use around groin. ...Read more
Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) =Zn oxide: Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) is used for diaper rash, its ingredient = zinc oxide, is not an antifungal. Since athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is caused by a fungus in the skin of the feet, u get better results if using an antifungal topical-- cream, ointment, powder or spray--. Common otc topical agents are terbinafine(lamisil), azoles: ketocon(nizoral), clotrim (lotrimin), flucon (mycocide) & tolnaftate (tinactin). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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