Athlete’s Foot Treatment
Symptoms of Athlete’s Foot
Signs of athlete’s foot include dry skin, itching, scaling, inflammation, and blisters. Blisters can also lead to a cracking of the skin. If the blisters break, they can leave small areas of tissue exposed. This can cause pain, burning and a possible infection that can spread.
Athlete’s foot may be spread to the soles of the feet, toenails and other areas of the body if the infection is scratched and then you touch yourself elsewhere.
How to Prevent Athlete’s Foot
Wash your feet daily with soap and water, especially between the toes. Change your shoes and hose regularly to keep moisture at bay and use a quality foot powder in your shoes for an extra line of defense. You are also encouraged to wear shoes with good air circulation.
Make an Appointment With a Podiatrist
If you suspect that you have athlete’s foot in the Cincinnati area, make an appointment with your Cincinnati podiatrist at The Center for Foot Care at your earliest convenience. Your podiatrist will determine if a fungus is the true cause of the problem. If it is, a proper treatment plan will be recommended.
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