Athlete's Foot: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment - Dr Foot Podiatry

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Athlete's Foot

Tinea Pedis, also known as athlete’s foot, is a fungal infection that starts in between your toes. This condition can cause itchiness, blisters, and sometimes a white moist skin in between your toes.

How did this happen?

  • This virus thrives in warm and humid climates like Singapore and you can get it from almost anywhere
  • Communal barefoot areas like swimming pool toilets and foot spas

What should I do?

  • Antifungal medications are available in pharmacies
  • Use shoes with more air circulation 
  • Use socks made of cotton 
  • Seek help from a podiatrist

What kind of help can I get?

  • A podiatrist can advise on topical antifungal treatment for infection
  • Advice can be given on proper footwear

How long till it recovers?

  • It can take up to a few weeks to see improvements

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