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Athlete's Foot

Also called: Foot Fungus, Tinea Pedis,

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It stops itching and cracking....and normal skin returns.
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Hi Then don't use it, get to chemist, and get some joch itch cream, any kind of spray on your crutch may get an even better experience than you...
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A guess? Yes. I suspect you have an infection, such as cellulitis or a paronychia, that needs immediate attention. In most cases, it will be...
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Hi!Here is some information on athlete's foot that may help.  Be sure to check out the other information in the box to the right side of the...
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Athlete's foot is a common fungal infection, and you don't have to be an athlete to get it. This annoying ailment occurs in boys and girls, and men...
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The majority of athlete’s foot cases are caused by a variety of fungi all belonging to a group called dermatophytes, which also cause jock itch. The...
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The treatment of athlete's foot can be divided into two parts. The first, and most important part, is to make the infected area less suitable for the...
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Dermatologists specialize in the treatment of skin disorders, including athlete's foot. You may find a board-certified dermatologist through...
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Athlete's foot may be contagious from person to person, but it is not always contagious. Some people may be more susceptible to the fungus that...
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Athlete's foot is a very common skin infection of the bottom of the feet caused by fungus. The fungus that most commonly causes athlete's foot is...
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If you notice any redness, increased swelling, bleeding, or if your infection is not clearing up, see your health-care practitioner. If a bacterial...
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Since some people are simply more prone to fungal infections, they are also prone to repeated infection. Preventive measures include keeping your...
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Most individuals with athlete's foot have no symptoms at all and do not even know they have an infection. Many may think they simply have dry skin on...
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Untreated, athlete's foot can potentially spread to other body parts or other people including family members. Fungus may spread locally to the legs...
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Most cases of athlete's foot are barely noticeable with just slightly dry, flaky skin. More extensive athlete's foot may look like red, peeling, dry...
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