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Is athletes foot contagious?

Yes. Very contagious if you share living space (shower, etc). Be sure to wear foot coverings, not to soak your feet for long periods (no baths), keep your feet dry, and use antifungals. Read more...
Yes... These types of fungi have the ability to infect normal tissue, so they can get into the skin without an obvious opening. Read more...

I have read up on athletes foot. The symptoms seem to match up. But what I have is not contagious and it doesn't spread. Is it eczema?

Still can be. Athletes foot. How do you know it is not contagious? Dry feet thoroughly and wear absorbant socks. Let feet air out often. Control excess perspiration. Use topical antifungal spray. If no improvement, see podiatrist. Read more...
Your logic is. A bit off. Athletes foot doesn't always spread ir do so quickly. Can be difficult to differentiate between the two. Either pick one and treat accordingly as a test or have a biopsy to definitively diagnose. Read more...
Possible. You can try a topical anti-fungal if this fails to relieve symptoms see a dermatologist. Read more...
I am not sure. How you just jumped from athletes foot to eczema? Even though athletes foot can be contagious and can spread if you don't see this - does not necessarily mean you do not have fungus. I would try to treat it first as a fungus. The creams are usually effective and should go away within a month. If not, then you can move to eczema. Read more...
Maybe. A certain kind of eczema on the feet is called dyshidrotic eczema. It is often confused with fungal infections or contact dermatitis. A dermatologist can sort out if you have one two or all three of them on your feet. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001835/. Read more...