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What is athlete's foot? How can it be treated?
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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
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In brief: A fungal infection
Of the skin. The fungus is an environmental germ and can be contracted in many different ways.
Typical treatment is with a topical antifungal cream. You should also take measures to keep the feet dry, particularly between toes. There are alos ways to attempt to limit your exposure to the fungus, such as changing shoes daily, uv shoe trees which can kill fungus in the shoes and more...

In brief: A fungal infection
Of the skin. The fungus is an environmental germ and can be contracted in many different ways.
Typical treatment is with a topical antifungal cream. You should also take measures to keep the feet dry, particularly between toes. There are alos ways to attempt to limit your exposure to the fungus, such as changing shoes daily, uv shoe trees which can kill fungus in the shoes and more...
Dr. Brandon Macy
Dr. Brandon Macy
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Wear water shoes/flip-flops in locker room/shower at gym; also at pools. Spray insides of shoes with fungicidal like Lysol; wash socks in hot water (with bleach if possible)
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In brief: Fungal infection
There are many over the counter preparations to use in conjunction with good hygeine.

In brief: Fungal infection
There are many over the counter preparations to use in conjunction with good hygeine.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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