Athlete's Foot Directory
Athlete's foot is a fungal infection caused by fungi that live in warm, moist areas like showers, gyms, and near pools. You can prevent athlete's foot by wearing socks or shoes instead of going barefoot and keeping your feet clean and dry. If you do get athlete's foot, over-the-counter antifungal creams usually cure it. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how athlete's foot is contracted, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
Athlete's Foot Treatment
Athlete's foot is a superficial skin infection of the foot caused by a moldlike fungus.
The Basics of Athlete's Foot
WebMD gives you the lowdown on athlete's foot.
What Are the Symptoms of Athlete's Foot?
Learn more from WebMD about the symptoms of athlete's foot.
Treating Athlete's Foot
The experts at WebMD tell you how to treat athlete's foot and prevent this stubborn condition from coming back.
Slideshows & Images
Picture of Athlete's Foot
Athlete's foot is a rash on the skin of the foot. It is the most common fungal skin infection.
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Slideshow: Pictures of Common Foot Problems
See pictures of bunions, corns, athlete’s foot, plantar warts, and other common foot problems – and learn what treatments may help these conditions.
Picture of Ringworm of the Foot (Tinea Pedis)
Athlete’s foot is caused by a fungus that grows on or in the top layer of skin. Fungi (plural of fungus) grow best in warm, wet places, such as the area between the toes.