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Evidence-Based Dermatology
744 pages
Evidence-Based Dermatology

Other creams (for example, tolnaftate and undecenoic acid) are available in supermarkets. This last group is the cheapest of the topical preparations and the allylamine creams are the most expensive. Oral drugs are sometimes used in the management of chronic manifestations of athlete's foot. Griseofulvin is the oldest and cheapest of the oral antifungal drugs, but it must be taken for a long time. Newer azolesasuch as itraconazole, ketoconazole, and fluconazoleaare effective in a ...

Smart Medicine for Healthier Living
657 pages
Smart Medicine for Healthier Living

Symptoms of athlete's foot include burning, itching, scaling, cracking, sores, and tiny blisters between the toes and on the soles of the feet. Athlete's foot can usually be treated successfully at home. However, it is possible for a bacterial infection to develop alongside a fungal infection. If the condition persists or gets worse after treatment, see your doctor for further help. CONVENTIONAL TREATMENT M A number of over-the-counter antifungal creams are available that may help with ...

Smart Medicine for Your Skin, A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Conventional and Alternative Therapies to Heal Common Skin Problems
414 pages
Smart Medicine for Your Skin, A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Conventional and Alternative Therapies to Heal Common Skin Problems

Fungi thrive in warm, dark, and damp environments where there is little light or air , so people often get athlete's foot after walking barefoot on shower floors or in locker rooms, or after continually wearing sweaty socks. The fungi break down, ... CONVENTIONAL TREATMENT • Over-the-counter clotrimazole (Lotrimin), undecylenic acid (in Desenex and other products), and miconazole (Micatin, Zeasorb-AF) cream or powder is effective for early, mild cases of athlete's foot. • Prescription ...

Basic Pharmacology for Nurses
848 pages
Basic Pharmacology for Nurses

For ringworm, jock itch, athlete's foot, cutaneous candidiasis, and tinea versicolor: Massage in cream to affected and surrounding tissue once daily; may require 2-4 wk of treatment For seborrheic dermatitis: Cream and foam: Massage in to affected area twice daily for 4 wk Gel: Massage in to affected area once daily for 2 wk For dandruff: Moisten hair and scalp with water; apply shampoo and lather gently for 1 min; rinse and reapply, leaving lather on scalp for 3 min; rinse thoroughly ...

Sport and Exercise Medicine for Pharmacists
354 pages
Sport and Exercise Medicine for Pharmacists

Essential oils Tea tree oil Tea tree oil has antiseptic and antifungal properties and is used in the treatment of athlete's foot (Tong et al., 1992). Application of a 10% tea tree oil cream has been compared in efficacy to 1% tolnaftate cream for relieving symptoms of athlete's foot such as scaling, itching and burning. Tea tree oil is not effective at this strength in producing a cure for tinea pedis (Jellin et al., 2003), but may prove more effective if applied undiluted. Essential oils of lavender, ...

Athletes Foot Cream - News


Athlete's foot cream for cracked lips
Q • I used to suffer from painful raw cracks in the corners of my mouth. My dentist suggested I use an inexpensive, over-the-counter anti-fungus cream (such as athlete's foot cream). Within a week, the cracks healed, and I haven't been bothered since.

The People's Pharmacy: Athlete's-foot cream for cracked lips
QUESTION: I used to suffer from painful raw cracks in the corners of my mouth. My dentist suggested I use an inexpensive, over-the-counter anti-fungus cream (such as athlete's-foot cream). Within a week, the cracks healed, and I haven't been bothered

The Running Doc on corns, warts and athlete's foot
The Running Doc on corns, warts and athlete's foot If you suspect athlete's foot, use an athlete's foot powder daily, spray your shoes with Lysol, keep the feet dry, and change socks and shoes frequently. In addition, an over the counter athletes foot cream like Lamisil, Tinactin or Lotrimin should be

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My dentist suggested I use an inexpensive, over-the-counter anti-fungus cream (such as athlete's foot cream). Within a week, the cracks healed, and I haven't been bothered since. A: Cracks in the corner of the mouth are called angular cheilitis. Other