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Athlete’s Foot

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Athlete’s Foot

Athletes foot (tinea pedis) is the most common fungal infection. Athlete’s foot is a fungus infection of the area between the toes. Fungi grow best in warm, moist areas of the skin such as between toes. It is very common in older children and may occur on only one foot or both.

Signs of Athlete’s Foot

Red, moist, scaly and cracked skin on the areas between the toes. Sometimes there are small blisters on the bottom of the foot or on the side of the foot. Itching, peeling rash between toes, sometimes with an unpleasant smell. It often comes back and has to be treated each time.

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When to Call the Doctor

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