Athlete's Foot (cont.)
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Prognosis of Athlete's Foot
Most cases of athlete's foot go away within a few weeks. More severe cases may take a month or even longer assuming the cause is a fungal infection.
Medically reviewed by Norman Levine, MD; American Board of Dermatology
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/3/2014
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