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Blog posts tagged with 'athlete's foot'

Treatment of onychomycosis with Lamisil – how can I optimize treatment?

Lamisil and onychomycosis - getting the most out of terbinifineonychomycosis

I had an interesting conversation this morning with a carpenter who came to see me regarding a fungal infection of the toe nails. My first thought was, ‘smart man’ in that it’s early spring and he’s getting a jump on treatment prior t...

Tineacide becomes Terpenicol

Same great powerful antifungal foot care products – now with a new name.

Tineacide Antifungal Cream and Tineacide Shoe Spray have changed.  The manufacturer, Blaine Labs states that they intend to market the Tineacide line of products in a retail environment and wanted to have an extra strength pro...

It’s not just dry feet – it’s a fungal infection!

Low grade chronic fungal infections of the feet are often mistaken for just dry skin.

You've tried Avon products, Eucerin, Vasoline Intensive Care and Aveno. Why isn't the dry skin on your feet clearing up? Here's a recent product review from one of our customers for Antifungal Healing Foot Cream:

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Chronic dry skin of the foot? Consider t. rubrum.

If you're over 35 years of age, it's likely that you've come in contact with a low grade fungal infection called tinea rubrum (t. rubrum). t. rubrum looks just like dry skin. Classically described in the dermatology literature, t.rubrum infections appear in a moccasin distribution, meaning to say that the appearance of dry skin, (t. rubrum infection) is distributed on the sides and bottom of the foot.

I thought it was just dry skin.

One of the most common problems I see in my private office is athlete's foot. Let me stress the term 'see' because typically, the athlete's foot infection isn't the primary reason for the office call. The primary reason for the visit may be a sprain or fracture, but rarely is it for chronic dry skin of the bottom of the foot.