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Is athletes foot a fungal infection?

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In brief: Yes

It is.

In brief: Yes

It is.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Dr. Jay Zimmerman
Dermatology
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In brief: Yes

Athletes foot is a superficial skin infection usually caused by trichophyton genus fungal organisms.
It can be treated with over-the-counter or prescription antifungal topicals but has a high recurrence rate.

In brief: Yes

Athletes foot is a superficial skin infection usually caused by trichophyton genus fungal organisms.
It can be treated with over-the-counter or prescription antifungal topicals but has a high recurrence rate.
Dr. Jay Zimmerman
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Dr.

In brief: Yes

Athletes foot is a fungal infection , anyone can get it but its more common in people who sweat more.
Usually occurs between toes where rash develops which is itchy, skin cracks and its very painful. It can be treated with anti fungal powders or cream. Keeping toes dry helps too.

In brief: Yes

Athletes foot is a fungal infection , anyone can get it but its more common in people who sweat more.
Usually occurs between toes where rash develops which is itchy, skin cracks and its very painful. It can be treated with anti fungal powders or cream. Keeping toes dry helps too.
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry

In brief: Yes

You are correct.

In brief: Yes

You are correct.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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