HELP!!! My daughter has now had athletes foot for 4 weeks, we have tried two different prescription medicines, and she still has it… I wash her feet morning and night… dry them thoroughly with a paper towel, apply the cream and then put on new socks … this is 2x a day … why isn’t it going away? This is extremely difficult to deal with on a two 1/2-year-old, and she also gave it to me , plus I have a six-month-old that I am nursing! We have been to the pediatrician 2xs and the foot dr 2xs … I can’t take it anymore! Please give me all the advice you have. My six-month old’s Christening is on Oct. 25th, and I would like to not have to think about this by then.
Equal amounts…bacitracin…cortizone and anti fungal cream…mix in small jar…apply 3xdaily…worked for my daughter and my nephew when they were about 2 yrs old…pharmacist said it works on diaper rash also😁 Good luck…
Try an anti fungal. As frustrating as it is, go back to her regular doctor and tell them neither medication has worked. They can biopsy it and find out exactly what it is so they can give the proper treatment.
It’s going to take a long time to go away.
Google suggests many methods to heal this, so id do some looking up and try the ones that are safe for the age.
Wash the areas well with antibacterial soap, dry very well, try powders if need be but generously use the ointments then the big thing: Air the feet!!
This is a moisture fungus, so airing out is a huge must!
I was told a long time ago that you soak feet in Listerine.sorry not sure the mix or if this works.I remember seeing it written somewhere years ago
With a child I’m not sure, but with myself, I usually put baby powder in my sock and shoe and it’ll go away within a week or so
Soak hur feet in white vinegar warm water
Jock itch spray works
When she is wearing shoes put her in clean 100% cotton socks that are white with new shoes, spray the shoes down at night with anti-fungal spray like what they use in bowling alley rental shoes. Never use second hand shoes, on you or the child. Also get checked for medical conditions such as diabetes, as a diabetic I tend to get fungal infections like athletes foot, and yeast infections when my sugars are bad.
This my sound funny but Vick’s Vapor rub . Rub feet well and then put socks on twice a day. You will see a difference in 3 to 5 days.
Apple cider vinegar and tea tree oil
Lume Deodorant you can’t go wrong. Also buy her cotton socks not the cheap spandex/nylon ones those make everyone’s feet smell.
Any anti foot fungle cream should work plus bleach bottom on shoeers/baths aswell to kill the bacteria so it doesn’t spread
just pee on your feet… I just wanted to give off the wall responses too.
Use vics Vapor Rub it will definitely clear it up
Half a cup of brown vinegar in some water will do it
Remember to make sure everyone that’s using the same bathtub/shower is also being treated and you’re cleaning it down with bleach in between each person. It is that contagious. Otherwise it won’t go away and/or you’ll keep passing it around in your family.
Don’t put socks on her and get some lotrimin or clotrimazole. Keep her feet dry and clean.
Cream and air! Only wash at night. You need time for the bacteria to build up. At bight the cream will sit longer. You are over washing.
Also. Just plain baking soda