Athlete's foot is a fungal infection of the skin, usually between the toes, caused by parasitic fungi.

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... Athlete's foot is an infection of the feet caused by fungus. The medical term is tinea pedis. Athlete's foot may last for a short or long time and may come back after treatment. ...
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Athlete's foot or tinea pedis is a fungal infection of the skin, usually be ...
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Athlete's Foot Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... The signs and symptoms of athlete''s foot can be numerous, although you probably won''t have all of them: Itching, stinging and burning between your toes, especially the last two toes Itching, stingin...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... A group of fungi called dermatophytes causes athlete''s foot. These organisms sprout tendril-like extensions that infect the superficial layer of the skin. In response to this fungal growth, the basal...
Source: MayoClinic

Athlete's Foot Prevention

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Prevention
... These tips can help you avoid athlete''s foot or ease the symptoms if infection occurs: Keep your feet dry, especially between your toes. Go barefoot to let your feet air out as much as possible when ...
Source: MayoClinic

Athlete's Foot Treatment

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Complications
... The fungal infection can create an environment that invites a secondary bacterial infection. By producing an antibiotic substance, the fungus can kill off vulnerable bacteria and favor the overgrowth ...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... For mild conditions, your doctor may advise you to apply a prescription or over-the-counter antifungal ointment, lotion, powder or spray. Most infections respond well to these topical agents, which in...
Source: MayoClinic

Athlete's Foot Treatment

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Athlete''s Foot
... It smells bad. It''s itchy. It''s persistent. It''s contagious. And it attacks the skin between the toes (usually the third and fourth). What is it? Fungus of the foot, better known as athlete''s foot...
Source: HealthWorld

Athlete''s Foot
... It smells bad. It''s itchy. It''s persistent. It''s contagious. And it attacks the skin between the toes (usually the third and fourth). What is it? Fungus of the foot, better known as athlete''s foot...
Source: HealthWorld