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What is Athlete's foot?

What is Athlete's foot?

Athlete's foot is a very common skin infection of the foot caused by tinea, a type of skin ...more »

  • Athlete's foot: Fungal skin condition typically of feet or toes.
  • Athlete's foot: Dermatological pruritic lesion in the feet, caused by Trichophyton rubrum, T. mentagrophytes, or Epidermophyton floccosum.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Athlete's foot: fungal infection of the feet.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Athlete's foot: Introduction

Types of Athlete's foot:

Broader types of Athlete's foot:

How serious is Athlete's foot?

Complications of Athlete's foot: see complications of Athlete's foot

What causes Athlete's foot?

Causes of Athlete's foot: see causes of Athlete's foot
Cause of Athlete's foot: Infection of the feet or toes with tinea (a fungal infection).
Risk factors for Athlete's foot: see risk factors for Athlete's foot

What are the symptoms of Athlete's foot?

Symptoms of Athlete's foot: see symptoms of Athlete's foot

Complications of Athlete's foot: see complications of Athlete's foot

Can anyone else get Athlete's foot?

More information: see contagiousness of Athlete's foot
Inheritance: see inheritance of Athlete's foot

Athlete's foot: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Athlete's foot.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Athlete's foot: see treatments for Athlete's foot
Alternative treatments for Athlete's foot: see alternative treatments for Athlete's foot
Prevention of Athlete's foot: see prevention of Athlete's foot
Research for Athlete's foot: see research for Athlete's foot

Organs Affected by Athlete's foot:

Organs and body systems related to Athlete's foot include:

Name and Aliases of Athlete's foot

Main name of condition: Athlete's foot

Class of Condition for Athlete's foot: parasite fungal

Other names or spellings for Athlete's foot:

tinea pedis

Tinea pedis Source - Diseases Database

Tinea pedis
Source - WordNet 2.1

Athlete's foot: Related Conditions

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