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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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What works well for athlete's foot?

What works well for athlete's foot?

Depends: You want one that works...and if it clears the infection, it's strong enough. It could be over the counter or prescription. It depends on the extent and the type of fungal infection ...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 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 over-the-counter athletes foot medication?

What is the best over-the-counter athletes foot medication?

Any: They are all equally effective, assuming you use them twice a day. Make sure to dry very well, especially between the toes. Wear cotton socks and put anti-fungal powder in the shoes. ...Read more

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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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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 cream is used for treating athlete's foot?

What cream is used for treating athlete's foot?

Athlete's foot: There are many otc creams as well as prescription meds. See your podiatrist for assistance with what will work best for you. ...Read more

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What are the best athletes foot spray medication?

What are the best athletes foot spray medication?

Do you need...: To have a spray? If you do, try Lamisil (terbinafine) solution spray. If not, i prefer my patients use lotrimin ultra cream. ...Read more

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What are the best ointments for treating athletes foot?

What are the best ointments for treating athletes foot?

Consider a powder: for athletes foot to help reduce moisture and improve comfort. Powders, sprays, creams and ointments that contain antifungal medication are appropriate. ...Read more

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What is the best athletes foot cream out there without a prescription?

What is the best athletes foot cream out there without a prescription?

Several: Most all of the over-the-counter antifungals work equally well. Clotrimazole and Miconazole are two of the more well-known generics. ...Read more

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What the best effective antifungal cream can you recommend to my atheletes foot thanks?

What the best effective antifungal cream can you recommend  to my atheletes foot thanks?

Clotrimazole: I find that clotrimazile 1% works well for me; i would just continue using it once a day to prevent recurrence;. ...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 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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Whats the fastest remedy for athletes foot on your feet?

Whats the fastest remedy for athletes foot on your feet?

Topical meds: Are the standard treatment. If you apply as directed 1-2 times a day, it is plausible to see eradication of the fungus. Keep in mind the inside of your shoe maybe hear boring fungus and you can potentially recontaminate. If you get reoccurrences, might need to treat shoes as well. ( not with the antifungal cream.). ...Read more

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What's a good way to apply powder for athlete foot?

What's a good way to apply powder for athlete foot?

Twice daily: Apply to feet twice daily, after shower and about twelve hours after. ...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

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Athlete's Foot (Definition)

Also known as tinea pedis, this fungal infection causes red, itchy ...Read more