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Athlete's Foot
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Athlete's Foot
Athlete's foot is an infection of the feet caused by fungus. The medical term is tinea pedis. Athlete's foot may last for a short or long time and may come back after treatment.
  • Trichophyton rubrum
  • Trichophyton mentagrophytes
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  • History and Physical Exam
  • Skin Examination
  • Potassium Hydroxide (KOH) Skin Test
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  • Keep Feet Clean and Dry, Especially Bet...
  • Apply Antifungal or Drying Powders Afte...
  • Change Socks Often
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Athlete's foot, or tinea pedis, is a contagious fungal infection that affects the skin on the feet. Common symptoms are itching, stinging...
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