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What are some antibiotic options for athletes foot?

What are some antibiotic options for 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 more

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Dr. Jordan Steinberg
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Athlete (Definition)

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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Does triple antibiotic work on athletes foot?

No!: Need antifungal medication. You can try otc products or rx from podiatrist. ...Read more

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What kind of product kills athletes foot in the shower?

Lysol: Athletes foot is caused by a fungus and is easy to kill from surfaces. Lysol, dilute bleach, letting shower thoroughly dry for a few hours. The bathmat mat in front of the shower should be washed also. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesfor athletes foot?

What are good home remediesfor athletes foot?

Disinfect shoes: Spray some lysol or other disinfectant in shoes after you wear them and let them dry out. Avoid wearing them 2 days in a row. Pull out any inserts in the shoes and allow them to dry out as well. We sometimes will focus on treating the infection on the foot but forget that we need to avoid re-infecting our foot in the shoes that we wear. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a good strong athletes foot cream?

Docs, what's a good strong athletes foot cream?

To start with...: The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Socks should be a synthetic material like those manufactured by thorlo [http://www.Thorlo.Com/]. 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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Is there a good way to get rid of what i think is athletes foot?

OTC cream: There aare many over the counter creams such as lotrimine af to treat athletes foot, but to be sure it's athletes foot you should be diagnosed by your local foot doc. ...Read more

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Can you name me a super good product to get rid of athletes foot on a guy?

Can you name me a super good product to get rid of athletes foot on a guy?

The thing with: athlete's foot is fungal spores live 30 days, so you must treat it for at least that long, even if it clears up in a few days. Also, there is a genetic predisposition to some fungi. If you're one of those people, you should be applying a cream daily FOREVER. Lotrimin, Lamisil and Tinactin (tolnaftate) are my personal favorites (in that order). Use the cream, not the gel or powder or spray, and use a tiny am ...Read more

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Hi its good to treat warm watet or little hot to athletes foot because im always using cream but nothings change thanks?

Hi its good to treat warm watet or little  hot to athletes foot because im always using cream but nothings change thanks?

Perhaps : It isn't fungus then.....Water doesn't get rid of fungus. If it is fungus you might need to try a different cream, and if that doesn't work then as stated earlier maybe its not fungus. ...Read more

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Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Athlete's Foot (Definition)

Medical term is tinea pedis. It is a fungal infection of the skin of the feet. It is usually seen as red, itchy skin between the toes and ...Read more