Tinea Pedis

Myron Bodman, DPM
5,202 reads | 0 comments | 06/26/2018
Tracey Vlahovic, DPM, FFPM RCPS (Glasg)
20,250 reads | 0 comments | 03/20/2014

There is no shortage of over-the-counter and prescription remedies for tinea pedis. With this in mind, this author takes a look at the research and clinical experience regarding several emerging treatment agents, including new topicals and medical socks.

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Michael Moharan, DPM, Mohamed Abdelmegeed Ahmed, MD, DPM, and Oleg Karpenko, MD, DPM
62,215 reads | 1 comments | 08/31/2012

These authors offer insights on the management of a 43-year-old patient with tinea pedis complicated by cellulitis and multiple chronic ulcers.

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Warren S. Joseph, DPM, FIDSA
51,825 reads | 0 comments | 08/24/2009

Given the increasing prevalence of tinea pedis, this author discusses the various forms of the infection, reviews the current literature on topical antifungal therapy and offers perspective on the role of OTC topicals in the overall management of tinea pedis.

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By Barry Blass, DPM
108,317 reads | 0 comments | 01/03/2005

   Fungal infections of the foot represent the fourth most common problem that we see in podiatric practice.1 Approximately 26.5 million people are affected annually.2 Nearly half of these people will suffer from multiple episodes for years. Treatment varies from home remedies and OTC preparations to a large variety of topical and oral medications. While tinea pedis is certainly is not the most challenging condition we treat, eliminating a longstanding, annoying and embarrassing condition can make the practitioner a hero in the eyes of his or her patient.

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