Running foot fungus: how to treat it?
Dear readers, good day to you! Running foot fungus is not uncommon. Modern man is not carefully monitor their health for as long as it did not particularly worried.
The initial stage of this disease is really tolerable, but running is unbearable. The initial mildew can be launched in a short period of time. How to prevent this complication?
The answer is obvious: time to treated. What to do if you avoid the running of the fungus failed? Read the article and find out.
Why foot fungus is getting started?
The above disease is provoked by pathogenic fungi:
- by dermatophytes.
Pathogenic fungi are one of the epidermis from birth. Even the room in which regularly carry out General cleaning, they are present.
And public places are all considered ideal. Therefore, Contracting this disease is simple.
As a rule, the infection is carried out in a public place. A potential patient can just try on shoes in a Shoe store and get. Also potentially dangerous places are:
- public beaches;
- sports complexes;
- beauty salons;
Another important factor that contributes to the development of the disease, is a violation of the integrity of the skin on the feet. Injuries give the opportunity for disputes to penetrate into the deeper epidermal layers and «grow».
Moist environment is perfect for fungi. Our feet are constantly sweating, especially in active individuals. That is why the fungi settle on them.
Mild fungus can be neglected because of non-compliance with elementary hygiene. You often wash feet?
When you use this soap? Did you know that soap can easily dry the epidermis on the feet, which it will begin to crack and lose its protective function.
Feet should be washed every time after coming from work, streets, gymnasium, swimming pool. Thus it is better to use cool water.
Could there be a running athlete’s foot in children?
Most interesting is that kids are not susceptible to this disease. Why? There are two good reasons:
- in the children’s sweat constantly occurs acid reaction, is deadly to microorganisms;
- the epidermis from growing kids recovered and refreshed faster, so that the fungi simply can’t get a lock.
The main signs of fungal infection of the feet (weighted form)
Easy fungus you may not even notice. There will be observed unobtrusively discomfort, which many blamed on fatigue. But running form is not to overlook or ignore the fail.
Main characteristics following:
- severe flaking of the skin on the sides of the feet (squamous form);
- mukovidnoe peeling appears in the folds and the epidermis when it is compacted (squamous gipertroficescoy);
- redness of the epidermis, and cracks, usually between the toes (intertriginous);
- blisters and pimples on the feet, accompanied by itching, burning and even pain (skin).
Knowing how unpleasant it may be running a fungal infection of the feet, you probably wanted to know how to treat it. Below are the most effective traditional and non-traditional (folk) treatment and preventive measures.
Antifungal folk medicine
Running to cure a fungal infection you can use simple folk remedies:
- 2% iodine is needed daily at bedtime to lubricate the affected epidermis;
- instead of iodine, you can use diluted 50×50 with water salicylic alcohol;
- wash your feet better in a weak solution of manganese;
- the most effective remedy is vinegar essence, which you need to regularly clean the epidermis on the feet (as mentioned above, the fungi do not endure acid).
To increase the effectiveness of these tools will help proper care of the feet regularly before treatment asprivate feet; once a week, carefully remove the rough epidermis.
Alternative medicine attracts us because her recipes are affordable and easy to prepare. Home treatment will help you resolve the problem, but not instantly.
If you want to get rid of fungal disease running as quickly as possible, it is better to pay attention to traditional medical antifungal agents. About them speech will go further.
Traditional treatment of neglected fungal forms
Be cured with medicines is possible in a short period of time. Almost all antifungal drugs have to drink 5-7 days to achieve maximum efficiency. But there is another interesting scheme fungus treatment — pulse therapy. What is it?
During pulse therapy is to drink antinicotine medication shock treatment. For several days (2-3 days) ill is the maximum dosage, then makes a long break.
During the break, you can use antifungal ointments, creams, foams, which are now very much. These drugs are sold without a prescription and do not have side effects that they attracts.
If a fungal infection has started so that I got to the nails, then eliminate it will help special medical Polish. You can buy it in any pharmacy.
The varnish will stay on nails as long as normal, protecting the nail plate from new lesions and destroying the existing ones.
The most popular anti-fungal drugs are:
Prevention of fungal diseases on the feet is as follows: intake of vitamins (the cause of any disease is initially weakened immune system); a frequent change of socks (preferably change at least four times a day), wearing natural fabrics (synthetic clothing increases sweating).
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The author: Elena Smirnova (dermatologist)