Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection, the red, dry skin, scaling, caused sometimes accompanied by pain or itching. The condition usually occurs between the toes or on the soles or sides of the feet. In the acute phase, shows the infected foot blisters that itch or “weep”. Athlete’s foot may spread to the toenails, making chronic fungal infections. Often, when a patient is only the feet dry and cracked thinks Athlete’s foot is responsible for this problem.
Fungal infections such as athlete’s foot is often in showers, gyms, locker rooms, swimming pools, locker rooms or other warm, moist places where the fungus grows locked. Enter the name comes from the fact that the athletes spend most of their time in these conditions and are therefore at higher risk for fungal infections.
Once fungal spores that are on their feet, they can enter fissures or sores and remain there to spread when the legs and dried thoroughly after exposure.