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How do you distinguish athletes foot from ringworm? What's the best way to relieve dry, itchy feet?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Same

Athletes foot is a type of ringworm on the feet.
As opposed to the scalp, groin, r somewhere else. Topical antifungals creams such as lamisil, (terbinafine) micatin, or undecalynic acid will treat athletes foot- dry scales.

In brief: Same

Athletes foot is a type of ringworm on the feet.
As opposed to the scalp, groin, r somewhere else. Topical antifungals creams such as lamisil, (terbinafine) micatin, or undecalynic acid will treat athletes foot- dry scales.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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In brief: Athletes foot

And ring worm are both caused by fungus.
Dry skin can be treated with a good dry skin cream.

In brief: Athletes foot

And ring worm are both caused by fungus.
Dry skin can be treated with a good dry skin cream.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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