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Which microbe causes athletes foot?

Which microbe causes athletes foot?

There are more: Than one fungus the more common culprits are the dermatophytes. There is trichophytum rubrum and metagraphytes. These are the 2 main culprits. ...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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Which fungus causes athletes foot?

Which fungus causes athletes foot?

See below: The three most common are trichophyton rubrum, epidermophyton floccosum, and trichophyton mentagrophytes. ...Read more

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Where do I go to find most common cause of athletes foot on top of foot?

Where do I go to find most common cause of athletes foot on top of foot?

Causes of athlete's : Fungus thrives in a moist, warm and dark environment. Using anti-perspirants on your feet is very helpful in preventing infection. ...Read more

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Hi I have a athletes foot its okay im using floucinonide cream for my af cause its cheaper cream like the other cream thanks?

Hi I have a athletes foot its okay im using floucinonide cream for my af cause its cheaper cream like the other cream thanks?

Athletes foot: Using cheaper creams is fine - but keep in mind that there is significant bioavailability and the actualy effective drug may vary between the different products. If you are using a cheaper product i would also suggest that you use an athletes foot powder as well. ...Read more

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What causes athletes foot and thickecking toenails?

What causes athletes foot and thickecking toenails?

Athlete's foot is: A fungal infection of the skin. Thickened nails are often fungal, but it can also happen from an injury or repeated microtrauma to the nails. ...Read more

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Can sweaty feet cause athletes foot?

Can sweaty feet cause athletes foot?

Moisture and fungus: Sweaty feet are conducive to fungal growth. Both moisture and fungus are essential for athletes foot. Unfortunately the causative fungi are normally present in the environment. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/athletes-foot/ds00317. ...Read more

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Could sweaty feet alone cause athletes foot?

Could sweaty feet alone cause athletes foot?

Not by itself: not by itself but it certainly promotes the growth of the fungus that causes athletes foot. Try using an OTC antifungal powder like Tinactin (tolnaftate) or generics. The type of fungus that causes not by itself foot are called dermatophytes. You can google it. ...Read more

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Had athletes foot. Now my body is feeling itchy, can foot fungus cause that ?

Had athletes foot. Now my body is feeling itchy, can foot fungus cause that ?

Doubtful: Foot fungus uncommonly spreads to the rest of the body. One must consider other causes of your itching if persistent, especially if no rash is present. ...Read more

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What works to remove the hard skin on the feet that is caused by athletes foot fungus?

What works to remove the hard skin on the feet that is caused by athletes foot fungus?

Callused skin: Foot fungus and callused skin can be two different diagnosis.. if you are concerned an exam or photo will help in determining the correct diagnosis and proper treatment plan specific to you. There are wonderful natural products that get rid of callused skin on the bottom of the feet as well as athlete's feet! ...Read more

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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