What is Athlete’s Foot?
Athlete’s foot is a common skin condition of the foot. This condition often results in red, peeling, rash-like skin. Also referred to as Tinea Pedis, Athlete’s foot is most commonly caused by a fungal infection of the skin.
Athlete’s foot can be extremely uncomfortable for the patient. Symptoms of Athlete’s foot include:
- Scaling of the skin
- Red rash-like skin lesions
- Chronic dryness of the skin
Athlete’s foot can be an uncomfortable and embarrassing condition. Luckily, most cases can be easily treated. Treatments may include:
- Topical anti-fungal creams
- Oral anti-fungal medications
- Control of moist shoe environments
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