One get rid of the athlete's foot fungus on a carpet?

Difficult. Rugs can harbour the fungus. Try spraying with lysol and then using a dry carpet cleaning process so that you don't add moisture to the carpet.
Fungus Amongus. Difficult question.... Have a professional carpet cleaner provide that service or replace.

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How does one get rid of athlete's foot fungus?

Combo of things. First it is important to treat the fungus (lamisil or clotrimazole creams are available over the counter). Second, it is important to make sure you don't re-infect yourself. Fungi thrive in warm, dark, moist environments. Use powders to keep your feet dry. Spray your shoes with anti fungal spray (tinactin (tolnaftate) etc) so that you don't just put your healthy feet in a shoe full of fungus! Read more...

Why does it need so long to get rid of athlete's foot fungus?

Fungus is everywhere. Usually fungus infections of the skin will take 7-14 days to resolve wtih a good topical antifungal using it appropriately. If you are not consistent it is hard to get rid of it. Once it does clear you have to continue to use a topical on a regular basis to keep it from returning. If you are suseptible to the fungus, it is likely to return without regular treatment. Dr. L. Read more...
Thick skin. The skin on the foot is thick and the warm, dark, moist environment is conducive to fungus. Using a topical regularly will normally clear the fungus. Once you stop the medication, the skin can get reinfected. Have the topical handy to start at the first signs of a fungal infection. Dr l. Read more...

What should I do to get rid of my athlete's foot fungus quicker?

Meds. Hi: use a otc fungicide twice a day for at least 10 days. Best regards: dr. Mark reed placentia-linda foot & ankle group drs. Mark and melanie reed 1275 rose drive, suite 136 placentia, ca 92870 fax: (714) 528-0739 office: (714) 528-2252 www.Footpain.Org drmreed@footpain.Org. Read more...
Keep your feet. Clean and dry, especially between the toes. If your feet tend to perspire a lot, use powder on your feet daily, wear different shoes each day and socks which wick perspiration away from the skin--not cotton. Also use a topical antifungal cream. You may try an otc version, but some of the newer prescription medications can work faster than the old ones. Read more...

How can I get rid of foot and toe nail fungus/athletes foot?

Keep in mind... The fda has recently come out with a blanket statement that toenail fungus can not be cured. It is "managed" by a number of modalities, but it can always come back in the future. Oral antifungal medicines (lamisil), topical medications (formula 3), laser therapy, surgical removal, homeopathic applications (tea tree oil). Talk to a podiatrist for what will be best and most effective for you. Read more...
Different options. In order from least to most effective: Topical antifungals, oral antifungals, laser treatment (only for toe nails). Read more...

Can a fungus like athletes foot take root in perineum area?  as an avid cyclist/swimmer/runner I think it arises. What to do to get rid of it?

Jock itch. [although you don't have to be a jock to qualify]. Fungus loves moisture. Change out of damp garments. Dry well. Use powder [not corn starch]. Wear loose clothes which breathe [like cotton]. You can use over-the-counter athlete foot's cream. Boric acid is an old fashioned remedy that works too. Read more...
Not really.Dry,cream. Fungus is all over your body. When an area of the body stays wet for a long time, it can proliferate. So it is not really spreading...Just popping up in different places. Prevention is key; try to keep the area as dry as possible. Shower immediately after exercise and dry well; use powders to absorb moisture. If the infection takes hold, use topical creams first-line. Read more...
A fungus can. Lie anywhere on the body. Skin is skin. If indeed it is fungus an antifungal should work. The problem you may have is figuring out a way to prevent it from coming back particularly if you feel you are getting it from cycling. Ssee a dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis as that is a difficult anatomical region to self examine. Read more...

Toe nail fungus and athletes foot. How to get rid of both? Did laser and now getting prescription cream. What is source of athletes foot. Perspiration

Athlete's feet. Is caused by a fungus and requires moisture and warmth to grow. Shoes are the main culprit. Good hygiene and synthetic socks and wearing sandals will help. There are both topical and oral medications for treating this, depending on the severity. Discuss these with your doctor. Nail fungus is best treated orally. Lamisil (terbinafine) is a drug used most often. Laser plus topical anti fungal cream may also work. Read more...
Athletes Foot. Fungus lives in areas that are dark, moist and warm. That is why your feet get the most fungus. Having laser or any other fungal treatment does not guarantee it will not come back if you have contact with another source of fungus. Using an anti-perspirant on the foot as well as avoiding areas of fungus and changing your shoes/socks throughout the day all help to minimize exposure to fungus. Read more...

Is lotrimim ultra or loprox (ciclopirox) more affective for athletes foot fungus?

Begin at lowest cost. OTC generic miconazole and clotrimazole are least expensive and usually work the same as the products you submit. Ventillate feet, never wear sox in bed. Read more...