Athletes Foot is a very common skin infection caused by fungus. Signs and Symptoms of athlete’s foot could involve itching, redness, or peeling flaky skin. It can infect any part of the foot but most commonly grows in between the toes and or around the sole of the foot.
Not all dry flaky skin on the foot needs a moisturiser. In many cases dry powdery appearance may indicate a non – symptomatic fungal infection.
The fungal infection thrives in warm and moist environments: for example, tight fitting shoes or trainers and can be spread by direct contact such as a towel that has come into contact with the fungus and/or gym flooring.
Athletes foot can be easily diagnosed and treatments are very effective. If you think you may be experiencing symptoms of athlete’s foot arrange an appointment today to put your mind at ease.