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Can athletes foot go away on its own?

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Dr. Marc Foucher
Podiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Rarely.

Athletes foot is a fungal infection of the skin of the feet.
It is very common and often becomes chronic spreading to the toenails. If 2 weeks of over the counter remedies are not working, see a podiatrist. Keep feet clean and dry, especially between toes.

In brief: Rarely.

Athletes foot is a fungal infection of the skin of the feet.
It is very common and often becomes chronic spreading to the toenails. If 2 weeks of over the counter remedies are not working, see a podiatrist. Keep feet clean and dry, especially between toes.
Dr. Marc Foucher
Dr. Marc Foucher
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2 doctors agree

In brief: More

Likely to go away if treated.

In brief: More

Likely to go away if treated.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Athletes foot is a fungus that needs some sort of medication to help eliminate this condition.
If otc medications don't help, see your podiatrist.

In brief: No

Athletes foot is a fungus that needs some sort of medication to help eliminate this condition.
If otc medications don't help, see your podiatrist.
Dr. Randy Lisch
Dr. Randy Lisch
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