Skin on the foot begins to peel and crack Skin between your toes burn and itch Small blisters on skin Toe nails change color Bad odor of foot
There are three different types of Athletes Foot and they are all diagnosed differently, but your podiatrist can tell when you have it. They will diagnose which type you have.Toe Web Infection: is occurring between the toes, normally with skin that is scaly, peeled, and crackedMoccasin Type Infection: the skin on the bottom of the heel becomes thick and cracksVesicular Type Infection: there are fluid filled blisters under the skin typically on the bottom of the foot
Moccasin Type Infection Toe Web InfectionVesicular Type Infection
Spread by simply touching an infected persons foot and then touching your own Easily spread and get it from coming in contact with the fungus Moisture between toes causes it as the bacteria grows faster in moist areas
Can be treated at home with lotion, cream or spray that is bought in the store In bad cases, a doctor may give you a prescription Keep feet dry and clean Wear sandals or shoes in places where your feet can get wet Do not share shoes with people If you sweat heavily, change socks regularly Wear shoes that have circulation
Athlete’s Foot is not a permanent skininfection. It can be cured. However, once you have it, you are more likely to have it again.