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Should I talk to my doctor about my athlete's foot symptoms?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Many people try over-the-counter athlete's foot products to treat their athlete's foot symptoms. However, if you've never had athlete's foot before or you are unsure that you have athlete's foot, you should see your doctor to confirm a diagnosis. In addition, if your case is severe, or if your athlete's foot does not go away using over-the-counter products, you may want to talk to your doctor. Your doctor may want to examine you and ask you about your risk factors to help you find relief.

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