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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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