Log in to save your favorite Health Service

Don't miss the sites you like!

Sign in later

10 Must-Know Facts About Athlete's Foot

You don't need to be an athlete to suffer from athlete's foot. In fact, 20% of Americans are infected with tinea pedis on any given day. To prevent it, the first step should be to learn about it. Here are 10 must-know facts about athlete's foot, from what causes it to how to treat it.

1. Caused By Fungus

10 Must-know Facts About Athlete's Foot_1

Athlete's foot, or Tinea Pedis, is a fungal infection of the skin, which usually appears on the feet and between the toes. There are many different fungal species that can infect your foot, as claimed by Board-Certified Dermatologist Donna Hart. The most common species are Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, and Epidermophyton floccosum.

More On This Topic

  • 10-common-causes-of-bloated-stomach
    10 Common Causes Of Bloated Stomach

    A bloated stomach is a common and non-specific symptom that can be seen in various conditions. It can affect people of all ages, genders, or races. The pain a bloated stomach caused is often sharp and tends to change locations rapidly. Get on the facts on the causes of a bloated stomach and find out ways to manage it.

  • what-causes-an-eye-stye-and-how-can-you-prevent-one
    What Causes An Eye Stye And How Can You Prevent One

    Learning about what causes an eye stye is key to preventing one. Check out the 10 causes of an eye stye.

  • 10-best-foods-to-eat-on-a-fatty-liver-diet
    10 Best Foods To Eat On A Fatty Liver Diet

    A potential problem of consuming too many fats is fatty liver disease. In order to help treat fatty liver, patients should develop a healthy diet. Read on to find these ten foods to eat on a fatty liver diet.


Free Newsletter

Sign up our Newsletter for Free. Be first to find what's new on LiveFit101.

arrow Click Allow to get the best wellness tips for free!