Athlete's Foot Athlete's Foot

What is it?

Athlete's foot is an infection caused when fungi invade the skin. It occurs on the bottom of feet and/or between toes and is highly contagious. If left untreated, it can:

Symptoms include burning, itching, cracking and scaling.

How'd I get it?

It's most commonly picked up by walking barefoot in a locker room, public pool or shower area. People are most susceptible when their feet are sweating or lack proper ventilation (e.g., wearing sneakers that are too tight).

How do I get rid of it?

How do I keep it from coming back?

Tinactin® antifungals contain tolnaftate — the only ingredient clinically proven to prevent athlete's foot. Sprinkle Tinactin® Super Absorbent Powder on your feet after bathing. Reapply one or two times every day to stay clear of athlete's foot. Also: