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What is the best cure for athlete's foot?

What is the best cure for athlete's foot?

Many possibilities: Redness, inflammation, scaling, blistering, and having an itch sensation are signs of a possible fungal infection. Other things however could cause similar symptoms. Have it evaluated to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Ath·lete n. A person possessing the natural or acquired traits, such as strength, agility, and endurance, that are necessary for physical exercise or sports, especially those ...Read more


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What is the cure for athletes foot?

What is the cure for athletes foot?

It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for athletes foot?

What is the best treatment for athletes foot?

Lamisil (terbinafine) cream: Or lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream. The are otc. If the athletes foot continues see a dermatologist or podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for athlete foot?

Prescription creams: Prescription creams are the best but the next best is over the counter lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for a foot fungus?

What is the best remedy for a foot fungus?

Topical antifungals: Apply a topical antifungal treatment that you can buy over the counter to the involved skin several times a day until 1 week after the rash has resolved. I find that the cans of liquid spray antifungals such as micatin, lotrimin, tinactin (tolnaftate) are all quite effective used as directed. ...Read more

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What is the cure for charcote foot.

What is the cure for charcote foot.

Charcot foot: Charcot foot is a serious complication of diabetes, which results in a collapsing of part of the foot. There are several options and treatments, including casts, boots, and sometimes, surgery. I'm not aware of any cures, in that it is permanently healed and never comes back, unfortunately. Do keep in mind that being very attentive to excellent diabetes control is probably the best care. ...Read more

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Is medication what is best for athletes foot?

Is medication what is best for athletes foot?

Partly: Topical medications such as Lamisil (terbinafine) are helpful in treating athletes foot. This should be performed in combination with good foot hygiene. If topical medications don't work, oral medications can be used. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for nail fungus in foot?

What is the best cure for nail fungus in foot?

There are several: There is no single "best" treatment. For mild fungal infections, antifungal lacquer or other topical antifungal medications may be used. Oral antifungal therapy is usually used on moderate to severe fungal infections. Another alternative is laser treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for foot pain?

What is the best remedy for foot pain?

Depends: Depends on the cause of the foot pain. Many things can result in pain in your feet. I would suggest evaluation by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure athletes foot?

What is a good way to cure athletes foot?

Topical Antifungal: Athlete's foot responds well to topical treatment, many of which can be procured over the counter. It is important that you apply the medication twice daily to clean and dry feet. Because you mention between the toe, apply a thin sparingly layer to these areas and allow them to dry well before putting on socks and shoes. Ask your pharmacist to direct you to the topical athlete's foot creams. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure athletes foot?

What is a good way to cure athletes foot?

Topical antifungal : Cream...Often the prescription kind is better than the over the counter. Keep feet clean and dry, especially between the toes; avoid wearing the same shoes two days in a row, the shoes may need to be treated as well; socks should be the kind that wicks perspiration, cotton isn't as good. Those are the best general measures, but it is a challenge nevertheless. ...Read more

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What is best way to cure a bad case of tinea pedis on your feet?

What is best way to cure a bad case of tinea pedis on your feet?

Tinea Cure: Treat your feet and your shoes. Clean your feet clean or change your shoes manage sweating use an antiseptic cleaser on feet and between toes use a topical antifungal see your podiatrist for further recs. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for nuropathy?

What is the best cure for nuropathy?

It depends: It depends on the specific neuropathy. Most are treatable but not curable. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure a swollen foot?

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What is the best way to cure a swollen foot?

Depends on cause: It depends on the cause of the swelling. Following a minor injury, rest, ice, compression, and elevation can help reduce swelling. If the swelling is due to a medical condition, see your doctor for more specific recommendations. ...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 is the best treatment for foot swelling?

What is the best treatment for foot swelling?

Swelling: It really depends on the cause. If its both feet and legs it may be due to congestive heart failure, low protein in the blood or chronic venous changes. You need a full evaluation by a doctor. The treatment depends on the cause. Sometimes elevation helps, other times medications are needed. Usually cutting back on salt intake is helpful also. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for callus on your toes?

What is the best cure for callus on your toes?

Best cure: Is to prevent or stop whatever forces are causing the callus to form: ie, poor fitting shoes, deformity or poor biomechanics. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for gout?

What is the best cure for gout?

Diet modification : to limit all purine-rich foods and pharmaceutical management to address excess uric acid in body. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for gout?

What is the best cure for gout?

Prevention: Usually meds are needed. Diet alone is difficult to control. ...Read more