Athlete’s Foot… itchy, dry, scaling skin

December 1, 2011


Athlete’s foot, or Tinea Pedis, is a skin infection caused by fungus. Fungus commonly attacks the feet because it thrives in a dark, moist, and warm environment.

Athlete's FootAthlete’s foot usually produces itchy, dry, scaling skin. It is commonly seen on the soles of the feet and in between the toes.  Inflammation, cracks, and blisters may form, and a secondary infection caused by bacteria may be apparent in advanced cases.

At Footcare Place Toronto, treatment includes anti-fungal sprays or creams and tips to avoid further infection.