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A 17-year-old female asked:

can i do pe with athletes foot?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Athletes Foot: would not normally prohibit a person from physical activity.
Dr. Nayyara Dawood
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Athletes foot: Yes as long as not very painful and you are not having contact sports where the area can touch other children

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A 21-year-old member asked:

What is athlete's foot?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Tinea pedis rash: Tinea pedis, or athlete's foot, is caused by a fungus (often by t. Rubrum fungus) that can be on locker room floors or other people's footwear. If the fungus is able to take hold on the skin cells and start growing, one will get the athlete's foot rash. Tinea pedis should be treated to relieve symptoms and also to prevent it from spreading to the toenails.
A 22-year-old member asked:

What are the signs of athlete's foot?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Itching peeling skin: Athletes foot is a very common fungal infection that presents with itching to the feet and between the toes, peeling, cracking or scaling skin, odor from the feet, and small blisters with a clear fluid. See your doctor if these symptoms do not improve.
A 25-year-old member asked:

Can I spread athlete's foot to my family members?

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Dr. John Kemerer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes it's a fungus.: Use shower shoes while bathing, wash feet with benzoyl peroxide bar.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Is there any risk of contracting athletes foot if you never go to locker rooms or indoor pools?

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Dr. Steven Frydman
Podiatry 47 years experience
Lower than if you do: Just keep your foot dry and clean. Do not worry.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What are signs and symptoms of athlete's foot?

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Athlete's foot: Although it can vary , usually there is whitish discoloration at the interspace or area between the toes , with or without itching . Sometimes there are fluid filled blister like lesions of varying sizes. Sometimes there are dry flaking lesions . Sometimes it is in a pattern called moccasin pattern . The best thing to do is to see your podiatrist for assistance .

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