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What Should I Look For In A Good House Hold Foot Fungus Killer
How to get rid of a fungus infection in your foot, in the nails? what does it mean when its red? im going to ask for a referral to a foot doctor
Good plan: It is a good plan to seek out a podiatrist for this problem . Fungal infections of the nails and feet are common and there are significant remedies that a podiatrist can help you with. ...Read more
What would be good to have in the medicine cabinet/first aid kit for a infant? I would like to make one up for a baby shower gift
My knee has been driving me crazy. I work for a group of orthopaedic surgeons. Is it kosher for me to ask one of them to take a quick look at it, or is that weird?
QUESTION: It certainly wouldn't hurt to ask!Get a more detailed answer ›
I am a custodian at a school. I work in the athletic dept. What can I do to protect myself from things like Staph infections, Athletes foot & ringworm?
What is the best doctor to see and method for getting rid of bad toe fungus? I've had toe fungus for over 20 years if that makes a difference.
Elastiderm: Obagi elastiderm is clinically proven to increase eyelid skin elastin. However: i recommend a combination of botox, laser resurfacing or chemical peel, and possibly blepharoplasty (eyelid lift) in addition to at home skin care. Retin-a should be used sparingly on the thin skin of the eyelid area. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
What should I do about this fungus? I'm using a colloidal oatmeal bath and an anti-fungal liquid spray to treat what i believe is athletes foot that i may have spread, by itching, to my arms, legs, hands, and a few other places. How can I tell if this is
I work in a nursery, is having an ear infection good enough to get a sick note for being off work ?
Don't think so: If you were doubled over in pain and required disorienting levels of pain meds to function, someone might consider this an issue. But for most, it is not. You cannot spread it to the kids.The final arbitrator will be your work.If they consider this marginal or a poor excuse, it will show up on your performance evaluations. ...Read more
Can't see dentist until i get a job of my own, which won't be for a few years, what mouthwash can I get at the dollar store that is the best?
What can they do for scoliosis in a 16yr old? I can't do dishes/chores w/out having a sharp back pain.only thing to help is lay flat on floor.Plz help
I found out running hills is a good workout for the legs, does it also work out the butt, what do you recommend?
Yes: Hill running is great for gluteus strength. Try stairs like an apartment building or skyscraper. Run up, elevator down. ...Read more
Routine cleaning: You've been asking about this for a long time. I don't know what other replies you might have had. Anyway, no special disinfectant is needed. Routine laundering with a regular detergent will take care of clothing, bed linens, towels, etc. Probably vacuuming is sufficient for the carpet -- or a routine wet cleaning by a carpet cleaning company (or yourself if you have or rent the needed equipment. ...Read more
Is there a kind of mouthwash that helps fight gum disease the best? My dentist told me I have mild gum disease, and that if i take care to brush and floss properly at home I should be able to fix it. What should I look for in a mouth wash to help fight gu
Xylitol: Xylitol kills bacteria and bushing with it can help with dental health. I have see patients who brush and floss regularly but still have some gum disease make a marked improvement by using a xylitol containing toothpaste. You may have to get it at a health food store. Less than 1 tube should make a difference. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Is it fungus?: Many people think that if something on the skin of their feet looks like a rash or if it itches a lot that it has to be fungus. If you have been trying to treat this skin condition and it has not gotten better it may not be fungus. A great over the counter for fungal infections on the feet is lamasil cream. If you have tried similar products with no success then you should see a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have foot fungus, and we have community shower in nursing home. Do they really want to do this?
Wear: Shower slippers...Get a more detailed answer ›
My grandma has bad foot fungus and has diabetes type 2. Is there any home remedies for her foot fungus. It's getting worse.
Fungus/diabetes: Given the potential for problems associated with diabetes, i would be hesitant to try any at home remedies for athletes foot. Evaluation by a podiatrist would be beneficial, not only to help rid the fungal infection, but to ensure that your grandmothers foot does not run into problems in the future. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Technically...: if you mean KINDS as to type of species - it's quite numerous but the most common is trichophyton rubrum. Tinea pedis (aka foot fungus) is an infection which is the result of microscopic fungus organisms that lives on dead tissue of the hair and outer skin layers - TYPES include inter digitally, moccasin-like or vesicular. Onychomycosis describes fungal infection of the nails. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Superficially Yes!: Contaminated hands are generally the culprit. If you are caring for fungus on the foot using a topical powder or topical cream--wash your hands afterwards because you can spread the fungus to other areas of the skin; dry the feet with a different towel than the groin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Funfus: A fungal infection is not related to what you do or do not eat. That infection is caused bu a fungal organism ( of which there are many) that colonizes dead skin. Bathing does not wash it off. You need to see your podiatrist for topical medication that will help. Sometimes that is otc and sometimes it needs to be prescription. Good luck. ...Read more
Sometimes nothing: Other times it can spread...Can spread to different body parts. If it is inbetween toes it can cause a deeper infection thru cracks in the skin. Oftentimes, fungus on the skin will cause fungus on toenails.....Best to get rid of as usually a cream for a couple of weeks is pretty effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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