Athlete’s Foot

Athlete's foot is a term often used to describe a fungal infection of the foot.


Sweaty feet
Exposed to fungal spores on the surfaces of communal areas.
Fail to dry their feet carefully after showering
Poor hygiene

Symptoms & Identification

Moist, peeling skin between the toes
Blistering, Pustules on sole of the feet
Burning sensation
Unpleasant odour

Keynote: 90% of all athlete’s foot infections are caused by Trichophyton rubrum, Epidermophyton and microsporun. These can be spread between people, or from animals, the soil, contaminated items, and floors. Types of athlete’s foot: Interdigital, Moccasin and Acute vesicular

Care & Treatment

At Home Podiatry, our podiatrists are skilled in diagnosing and treating this condition. First, we will recommend the appropriate treatment for you. Secondly, we will ensure that good hygiene practices are in place in order to promote healing. Lastly, we will advise you how to avoid recurrence of the problem.

For more information on Athlete’s Foot, or to have your feet assessed and treated, contact us today to schedule an appointment on 0800 002 5513