Athlete’s Foot Information
Tinea pedis, commonly known as athlete’s foot, is caused when various types of fungus invade the skin. It usually occurs between the toes but can also occur on the bottom and sides of the feet. It is contagious.Save $1.00
What Causes Athlete’s Foot?
Athlete's foot is most commonly contracted by coming into contact with affected areas of a person or an object/surface that has a fungus on it. Walking barefoot in locker rooms, around public pools or in shower areas may increase the risk of contracting athlete's foot.
People are most susceptible to athlete's foot when their feet are sweating or lack proper ventilation. Shoes create the ideal environment for fungus growth, as they can keep the feet warm and moist.
Athlete’s Foot Symptoms
Athlete's foot can present as any one or a combination of these symptoms:
Treat Athlete’s Foot
Tinactin® offers a full line of products to treat athlete's foot.
Treatment directions vary by product. Follow directions on the package.