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Can you clarify what athlete's foot really is?

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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
10 doctors agree

In brief: Fungal infection

Athlete's foot is a fungal infection of the skin.
Usually using an topical antifungal consistently will resolve the problem. This will commonly reappear. Dr l.

In brief: Fungal infection

Athlete's foot is a fungal infection of the skin.
Usually using an topical antifungal consistently will resolve the problem. This will commonly reappear. Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
Dr. David Laha
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Fungus Infection

It is another name for tinea pedis.
Itchy lesions in the plantar area of your foot, rx is antifungal cream.

In brief: Fungus Infection

It is another name for tinea pedis.
Itchy lesions in the plantar area of your foot, rx is antifungal cream.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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4 doctors agree

In brief: A fungal skin...

...Infection. Athletes (and not only them) have sweaty feet, and fungi thrive in moisture.

In brief: A fungal skin...

...Infection. Athletes (and not only them) have sweaty feet, and fungi thrive in moisture.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Foot fungus

Athlete's foot is a fungal infection of the skin of the foot.
The different fungi that can cause this can also cause 'jock itch' and ringworm. It needs to be treated with antifungal cream or ointment; there are many effective over-the-counter choices.

In brief: Foot fungus

Athlete's foot is a fungal infection of the skin of the foot.
The different fungi that can cause this can also cause 'jock itch' and ringworm. It needs to be treated with antifungal cream or ointment; there are many effective over-the-counter choices.
Dr. Cindy Juster
Dr. Cindy Juster
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