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A 21-year-old member asked:

What is likely to happen if i leave my athletes foot untreated?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
It may stay around : Untreated athlete's foot sometimes gets better, but more often it persists- stays there for a vary long time and can get worse.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
It could : Spread, it could cause toenail fungus, it could potentially enter thru cracks in your skin and cause a cellulitis.... Why not treat it?

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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