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Athlete's Foot (cont.)

Prognosis of Athlete's Foot

Most cases of athlete's foot go away within two weeks. More severe cases may take a month or even longer assuming the cause is a fungal infection.

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The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Athlete's Foot:

Athlete's Foot - Cause

Was the cause of your athlete's foot a condition (psoriasis, fungal infection, contact allergens) or poorly fitting shoes, sharing socks and shoes, or using public shower facilities?

Athlete's Foot - Symptoms

How long did the symptoms of your athlete's foot last? Was there anything that helped with symptom relief?

Athlete's Foot - Treatment

What was the treatment for your athlete's foot?




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