Athlete's Foot
Athlete's Foot Learning Center

back to: Health & Wellness Home
Athlete's Foot
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
More
  • History and Physical Exam
  • Skin Examination
  • Potassium Hydroxide (KOH) Skin Test
More
  • Keep Feet Clean and Dry, Especially Bet...
  • Apply Antifungal or Drying Powders Afte...
  • Change Socks Often
More
More
show more
Athlete's foot, or tinea pedis, is a contagious fungal infection that affects the skin on the feet. Common symptoms are itching, stinging...
More
Athlete's foot, or tinea pedis, is a contagious fungal infection that affects the skin on the feet. Common symptoms are itching, stinging...
More
Provider Search
Provider Search

Get customized information about the providers and facilities that may interest you.

With the provider search, you can:

  • Search for providers in your area.
  • Compare search results to find the provider that may best meet your needs.
  • Print directory results based on your specific search criteria.
start
Plan Selector
Plan Selector

A quick and uncomplicated way to find the plan that may be right for you.

Take this quick questionnaire to find the UnitedHealthcare Medicare plans that may be right for you or a loved one. The more questions you answer, the more relevant your choices will be.

start
back to top
General Drug Tools
General Drug Tools view all tools
Health Management
Programs
Health Management Programs view all programs
Tools for
Healthy Living
Tools for Healthy Living view all tools
Search Tools
Search Tools view all tools
Insurance Plan Tools
Insurance Plan Tools view all tools