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A 22-year-old member asked:

What are the signs of athlete's foot?

5 doctor answers19 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 32 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.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Several: Redness ot the skin, itching, blisters, swelling, flaky skin, pain.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Dry skin: Itchy, cracks in skin. Redness, sometimes there will be blisters.
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Itching, cracking : Of skin, maceration, blistering.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 23 years experience
Many possibilities: Redness, inflammation, scaling, blistering, and having an itch sensation are signs of a possible fungal infection. Other things however could cause similar symptoms. Have it evaluated to get the appropriate treatment.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

What are signs and symptoms of athlete's foot?

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 36 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 .
A 21-year-old member asked:

What is athlete's foot?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 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.

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Last updated Nov 2, 2015


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