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How did I get athlete's foot?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree
In brief: Be sure it is
Be sure you have athlete's foot (tinea pedis).
Many conditions can look like it but are something else, like dyshidrotic eczema, contact dermatitis or bacterial infection. If you're uncertain, have your doctor examine you for proper diagnosis.

In brief: Be sure it is
Be sure you have athlete's foot (tinea pedis).
Many conditions can look like it but are something else, like dyshidrotic eczema, contact dermatitis or bacterial infection. If you're uncertain, have your doctor examine you for proper diagnosis.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Fungus
Is found in shoes, standing water, gyms.

In brief: Fungus
Is found in shoes, standing water, gyms.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Infection
Came into contact with the fungus the causes it.

In brief: Infection
Came into contact with the fungus the causes it.
Dr. Steven Frydman
Dr. Steven Frydman
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Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Fungus
Fungus is everywhere-some people are more susceptible.

In brief: Fungus
Fungus is everywhere-some people are more susceptible.
Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
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