Showing posts with label athlete's foot. Show all posts
Showing posts with label athlete's foot. Show all posts

Monday, January 21, 2013

What to do with your Athlete's Foot

Athlete's foot is a fungal infection that typically occurs on the feet. The infection is common among people who exercise or play sports. Anyone can get athlete's foot.

Causes
Fungus thrives in warm, dark, moist places, such as the inside of a shoe, locker rooms, showers, and swimming pools. Your bare feet come in contact with the fungus when you walk through a contaminated area. The fungus will grow if your feet or the area between your toes stays slightly wet.
Source

Risk Factors

Risk factors that increase your chances of getting athlete's foot include: