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Can you get athlete’s foot on any other part of the body besides feet?
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Dr. Margaret Mann
Dermatology
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In brief: Yes
Absolutely! athlete's foot, or tinea pedis, results from a fungal infection of the skin.
The same fungus when found on the body can cause ringworm (tinea corporis), infect the nails (onychomycosis), and even the scalp (tinea capitis).

In brief: Yes
Absolutely! athlete's foot, or tinea pedis, results from a fungal infection of the skin.
The same fungus when found on the body can cause ringworm (tinea corporis), infect the nails (onychomycosis), and even the scalp (tinea capitis).
Dr. Margaret Mann
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Dr. Latisha Smith
Wound care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Athlete's foot is the common name for a fungal skin infection called tinea pedis.
The fungus likes warm moist skin and thus is most common on the feet. Other areas that it is can be found is beneath the breasts and in the groin. If the skin is dried well after bathing and foot powder is used, especially between the toes to help absorb moisture, athletes foot is likely to occur.

In brief: Yes
Athlete's foot is the common name for a fungal skin infection called tinea pedis.
The fungus likes warm moist skin and thus is most common on the feet. Other areas that it is can be found is beneath the breasts and in the groin. If the skin is dried well after bathing and foot powder is used, especially between the toes to help absorb moisture, athletes foot is likely to occur.
Dr. Latisha Smith
Dr. Latisha Smith
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