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Here is information about Athletes’ foot, its causes and symptoms.

Athletes Foot Information

Athlete's foot is a fungal infection that mainly affects the skin surface between the toes as well as on other parts of the foot. It can spread to other parts of the body as well, including the scalp, trunk, arms, legs, hands, feet, nails and other areas. When it does, it is known by different names, such as tinea cruris for infection in the groin area. Athlete's foot is also known as tinea pedis and causes itching, stinging and burning sensation. Caused by fungus Trichophyton, athlete's foot is a communicable disease. The fungus generally thrives on moist and damp areas and infects the upper layer of the skin. A person can get infected by it if he touches or comes in contact with an infected person. Read on to explore the causes and symptoms of athlete's foot.

Causes Of Athlete's Foot
Symptoms Of Athlete's Foot