Warm weather, swimming pools, hot sweaty runners and work boots; environments where foot fungi to thrive! The offender in question is Tinea pedis, more commonly known as Athlete’s foot, which is a common fungal infection of the feet.
Guys, you’re more likely to get it than girls, and adults more so than children! Symptoms vary from none at all, to red or white scaling and cracking skin. This may develop into intense itching or burning or stinging, macerated skin. Feet may also smell, perhaps more so than usual!
Tips to reduce risks of infection:
Some tips to protect against infection:
If you’re concerned that your feet may have this common condition, pop into your local UFS pharmacy and chat to a pharmacist about an appropriate treatment.