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25 Home Remedies for Athlete's Foot

Athlete's foot is a common fungal infection of the skin that causes redness, itching, and other symptoms. Learn 25 home remedies that can help you prevent and treat athlete's foot.

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  • 10 Tips for Identifying and Treating Skin Rashes

    10 Tips for Identifying and Treating Skin Rashes

    You've been working in the yard, ripping out all those unwanted weeds. Now you're scratching a small red patch and wondering where it came from. Could it be a skin rash? See more »

  • 10 Ways to Treat Psoriasis

    10 Ways to Treat Psoriasis

    The itchy, scaly symptoms of this skin disease are difficult to get rid of. But there are some treatments that should ease your discomfort. What are they? See more »

  • 15 Ways to Get Rid of Acne

    15 Ways to Get Rid of Acne

    Acne strikes us all once in a while -- even babies. Our instinctual response to pick at it and cancel our social engagements doesn't help in the least, but fortunately, there are some treatments available that can. See more »

  • 5 Surprising Acne Treatments

    5 Surprising Acne Treatments

    When you're desperate to get rid of a pimple, you're willing to try just about anything to make it go away. You might be surprised by some methods of blemish elimination -- especially since some of them haven't been proven to work at all. See more »

  • 5 Tips for Reducing Acne Scars

    5 Tips for Reducing Acne Scars

    So, you had acne when you were younger or just recovered from a bout of adult acne. The bumps are gone, but the purplish scars still linger. How can you reduce or get rid of them? See more »

  • Are foot scrapers safe to use on my feet?

    Are foot scrapers safe to use on my feet?

    If your boots were made for walking, chances are you've picked up some calluses along the way. Is it alright to file away at hardened skin with a foot scraper? And what should you consider if you have diabetes? See more »

  • Are lasers a safe way to treat spider veins?

    Are lasers a safe way to treat spider veins?

    Spider veins, which often look worse than they are, respond to several types of treatment. What are the risks involved with using lasers to treat their appearance? See more »

  • Are lasers a safe way to treat varicose veins?

    Are lasers a safe way to treat varicose veins?

    Varicose veins aren't just unsightly -- they can cause discomfort, including aching and itching. How can lasers help reduce these symptoms and veins' appearance? See more »

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