Athletes 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
  • Itching
  • Burning sensation
  • Flaky
  • 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.

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