What happens if foot fungus is left untreated?

Spreads. It can spread over the surface of the foot and spead to the nails and even spread to other parts of the body in some people, groin, leg , arm and even the face. Treat it early to prevent it from developing a permanent home in the nails which are difficult to treat.

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What can I do for foot fungus?

Foot fungus easy to. Try over the counter Miconazole cream or Clotrimazole cream. Rub on twice a day for 2 weeks and if not better see a dermatologist. There are other conditions that can look like a foot fungus but it may be something else. Read more...
Foot fungus. Besides over the counter meds, you should keep your feet dry. If it does not improve, prescription cream or pills may be necessary. If nails are involved, you will need to treat with oral medscape or skin fungus will recur. Read more...

Which foot fungus is most common?

Trichophyton rubrum. I agree with dr. Voron. In fact, trichophyton rubrum has been shown to have a genetic predilection, and some folks who have a certain gene keep getting t rubrum infections. It's important to treat any fungal infection for at least 30 days, since fungal spores live for 30 days and do not wash out in the laundry or are killed in the drier. Read more...
DEPENDS. Moccasin-type is usually caused by T. rubrum. The more aggressive vesicular type is caused by T. metagrophytes. Read more...

What are the ways for treating foot fungus?

Athlete's foot. Prevention is better than treatment. In public baths, use slippers to walk around and make sure to wash your feet very well. Do not wear somebody else's socks or tocuh somebody's toes/feet with the disease. There are many otc antifungals that are quite effective. Read more...
Topical antifungals. Oral medication can be used for sever cases. Read more...