Symptoms, remedies, treatments and care for Athlete's Foot

Athlete's Foot

Athlete's foot, known medically as tinea pedis, is a common skin infection of the feet caused by fungus. It commonly occurs in people whose feet have become very sweaty while confined within tightfitting shoes.

Signs and symptoms of athlete's foot include a scaly rash that usually causes itching, stinging and burning. In severe cases the skin may blister.

Athlete's foot is contagious and can be spread via contaminated floors, towels or clothing.


Apply yogurt  Popularity: 109  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Soak in white vinegar  Popularity: 92  Effectiveness: 4.2  
Apply onion juice  Popularity: 73  Effectiveness: 2.3  
Soak in black tea  Popularity: 64  Effectiveness: 2.3  
Soak in salt water  Popularity: 61  Effectiveness: 3.6  
Soak in cinnamon solution  Popularity: 54  Effectiveness: 2.1  
Apply crushed garlic  Popularity: 33  Effectiveness: 4.2  
Apply baking soda paste  Popularity: 31  Effectiveness: 4.0  
Apply tea tree oil  Popularity: 13  Effectiveness: 4.2  
Apply olive leaf paste  Popularity: 12  Effectiveness: 1.6  
Apply clove essential oil  Popularity: 6  Effectiveness: 2.3  
Apply calendula (marigold) ointment  Popularity: 1  Effectiveness: 1.0  

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