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I heard Vicks vapo rub is effective for treating athlete’s foot. Do you agree?

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Dr. Adam Teichman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: I disagree

Athletes foot is a usually cause by a fungus and needs to be treated with over the counter anti fungal agents and sometimes a topical steroid.
If athletes foot is persistent and not resolving seek medical attention by a podiatrist.

In brief: I disagree

Athletes foot is a usually cause by a fungus and needs to be treated with over the counter anti fungal agents and sometimes a topical steroid.
If athletes foot is persistent and not resolving seek medical attention by a podiatrist.
Dr. Adam Teichman
Dr. Adam Teichman
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In brief: NO

The petroleum base helps with the dry skin only.
Inexpensive antifungal medicines are available without rx. Use them.

In brief: NO

The petroleum base helps with the dry skin only.
Inexpensive antifungal medicines are available without rx. Use them.
Dr. Dennis Frisch
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