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Athlete's foot or tinea pedis
Classification and external resources

Pale, flaky & split skin of athlete's foot in a toe web space
ICD-10 B35.3
ICD-9 110.4
DiseasesDB 13122
MedlinePlus 000875
eMedicine derm/470
MeSH D014008
.Athlete's foot (also known as ringworm of the foot[1] and tinea pedis[1]) is a fungal infection of the skin that causes scaling, flaking, and itch of affected areas.^ Tags: Athlete's Foot , ring worm , Ringworm , tinea pedis .
  • tinea pedis 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC dermatechrx.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tolnaftate is used to treat skin infections such as athlete’s foot, jock itch, and ringworm.
  • tinea pedis 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC dermatechrx.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The body area affected by the infection classifies tinea.

.It is caused by fungi in the genus Trichophyton and is typically transmitted in moist areas where people walk barefoot, such as showers or bathhouses.^ Fungi thrive in warm, moist areas.
  • Fungal Infections of the Skin 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.aad.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Fungal Skin Infections (tinea, ringworm) Review by Doctors 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC fromyourdoctor.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Tinea corporis - Delnor, Geneva and Fox Valley, IL 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.delnor.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Tinea Corporis - Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment of Tinea Corporis - NY Times Health Information 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC health.nytimes.com [Source type: News]
  • Tinea Corporis - Health Information Library - Penn State Hershey 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.pennstatehershey.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Tinea corporis 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.bcbswny.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Fungi thrive in hot, moist areas.

^ Dermatomycoses are caused by filamentous fungi such as Trichophyton, Microsporum or Epidermophyton.
  • Fungal infections of the skin, hair and nails 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.nutramed.com [Source type: Academic]

.Although the condition typically affects the feet, it can spread to other areas of the body, including the groin.^ Other medical terms are added to describe the area of the body affected.

^ It is often spread to the groin from infected feet.
  • Tinea Cruris - Symptoms and Treatment 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.healthatoz.info [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This unsightly condition may spread over the entire body including facial areas.
  • BlemaQuit - Sun Spot (Tinea-versicolor) Fungal Removal Creme 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC blemaquit.com [Source type: General]

.Athlete's foot can be prevented by good hygiene, and is treated by a number of pharmaceutical and other treatments.^ What is the treatment for athlete's foot?
  • Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis) Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Prevention on MedicineNet.com 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.medicinenet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis) | Health | Patient UK 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.patient.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ The best way to prevent athlete's foot is to follow good foot hygiene.
  • Patient information leaflet - Athlete's foot 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.cks.nhs.uk [Source type: General]
  • Laundry Germ Diseases - ERADICIL 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC eradicil.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Also, if you don't treat athlete's foot, you can spread it to other people.
  • Health Information 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.altru.org [Source type: General]

Contents

Symptoms

.Athlete's foot causes scaling, flaking, and itching of the affected skin.^ What are the causes of athlete's foot?
  • Tinea Pedis | Causes, Symptoms, Treatment | PDRHealth 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.pdrhealth.com [Source type: General]
  • Health Information: Health Information & Health Medical Information 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.cvs.com [Source type: General]
  • Natural Treatment for Athlete's Foot - Dr. Weil 11 September 2009 3:31 UTC www.drweil.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Athlete's foot Causes .
  • Athletes foot. DermNet NZ 11 September 2009 3:31 UTC dermnetnz.org [Source type: Academic]

^ Infectious Diseases : Athletes Foot / Tinea Pedis Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection of the skin that causes flaking, scaling and itching.
  • Athletes Foot / Tinea Pedis Support Group | Infectious Diseases 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.medindia.net [Source type: General]

.Blisters and cracked skin may also occur, leading to exposed raw tissue, pain, swelling, and inflammation.^ The skin may crack but not blister.
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^ Cracked or blistered skin.
  • Athlete's Foot - Information About Athlete's Foot 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC orthopedics.about.com [Source type: General]

^ The skin may peel and crack.
  • Athlete's Foot-Topic Overview 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.webmd.com [Source type: General]

.Secondary bacterial infection can accompany the fungal infection, sometimes requiring a course of oral antibiotics.^ If secondary bacterial infection is present, an oral antibiotic must be prescribed.
  • What Is Tinea Pedis? 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.wisegeek.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Secondary bacterial infection can accompany the fungal infection, sometimes requiring a course of oral antibiotics .
  • Itchy Foot 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC fms-malaysia.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Treatment should be directed at controlling the fungal infection and treating any secondary bacterial infection with oral antibiotics.
  • Dr. Sean Liffiton | Coral Springs Podiatry 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC drliffiton.com [Source type: Academic]

[2][3]
.The infection can be spread to other areas of the body, such as the groin, and usually is called by a different name once it spreads, such as tinea corporis on the body or limbs and tinea cruris (jock itch or dhobi itch) for an infection of the groin.^ The body area affected by the infection classifies tinea.

^ Ringworm of the groin (tinea cruris).
  • Slideshow Ringworm Pictures - eMedicineHealth - experts in everyday emergencies, first aid and health information 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.emedicinehealth.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Ringworm Slideshow: Watch and Learn About Ringworm on RxList 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.rxlist.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tinea cruris (Jock itch) .
  • Tinea fungal skin infection Patient Information 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.docderm.com [Source type: Original source]

.Tinea pedis most often manifests between the toes, with the space between the fourth and fifth digits most commonly afflicted.^ Toe webbing the initial site of most Tinea Pedis .
  • Tinea Pedis - Blaine Labs 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.blainelabs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tinea pedis is most frequently due to: .
  • Tinea pedis (fungal foot infection). DermNet NZ 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.dermnetnz.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Usually, tinea pedis is red and scaly between the toes and on the soles.

[4][5][6]

Diagnosis

.Diagnosis can be performed by a general practitioner, and by specialists such as a dermatologist or podiatrist.^ Diagnosis can be performed by a general practitioner , and by specialists such as a dermatologist or podiatrist .
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^ Results of a survey among dermatologists and general practitioners and patients.
  • DermoTopics | Issue 2/2003 | Contents 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.dermotopics.de [Source type: Academic]

^ Charlottesville Dermatology specializes in diagnosis and treatment of general skin conditions for children and adults, such as: .
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.Athlete's foot can usually be diagnosed by visual inspection of the skin, but where the diagnosis is in doubt direct microscopy of a potassium hydroxide preparation (known as a KOH test) may help rule out other possible causes, such as eczema or psoriasis.^ What are the causes of athlete's foot?
  • Tinea Pedis | Causes, Symptoms, Treatment | PDRHealth 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.pdrhealth.com [Source type: General]
  • Health Information: Health Information & Health Medical Information 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.cvs.com [Source type: General]
  • Natural Treatment for Athlete's Foot - Dr. Weil 11 September 2009 3:31 UTC www.drweil.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Treat other infections such as athletes foot.
  • Health24 - Medical - Head 2 Toe 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.health24.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Moccasin Type Athlete’s Foot This type of athlete’s foot, also known as moccasin-type, is caused by Trichophyton rubrum .

[7] .A KOH preparation is performed on skin scrapings from the affected area.^ A KOH preparation is performed on skin scrapings from the affected area.
  • Itchy Foot 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC fms-malaysia.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Type of skin fungus can be determined by two methods: potassium hydroxide (KOH) preparation, and fungal culture method.
  • Skin Fungus and Infections: Symptoms and Treatment 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.buzzle.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Microscopy (20% potassium hydroxide added to skin scrapings to dissolve keratin; hyphae can be observed in the preparation) Samples for culture – skin scrapings taken from skin lesions.
  • Tinea Pedis (athlete’s foot)-Health awareness 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC healthaware.eimsnetwork.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The KOH preparation has an excellent positive predictive value, but occasionally false negative results may be obtained, especially if treatment with an anti-fungal medication has already begun.^ This picture may vary as a result of medication.
  • HERBAL CURE FOR RINGWORM AND PITYRIASIS VERSICOLOR SKIN INFECTIONS. 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC curing-fungal.blogspot.com [Source type: Academic]

^ The KOH preparation has an excellent positive predictive value, but occasionally false negative results may be obtained, especially if treatment with an anti-fungal medication has already begun.
  • Itchy Foot 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC fms-malaysia.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ KOH preparations and fungal cultures .
  • Be Aware of Diseases Like Tinea Pedis, Manum, Cruris, Corporis and Capitis-Skin Disorders 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC ezinearticles.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[4]
If the above diagnoses are inconclusive or if a treatment regimen has already been started, a biopsy of the affected skin (i.e. a sample of the living skin tissue) can be taken for histological examination.
.A Wood's lamp, although useful in diagnosing fungal infections of the hair (Tinea capitis), is not usually helpful in diagnosing tinea pedis since the common dermatophytes that cause this disease do not fluoresce under ultraviolet light.^ Fungal infections of the skin, hair and nails are common skin diseases.
  • Fungal infections of the skin, hair and nails 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.nutramed.com [Source type: Academic]

^ It can also cause fungal infections of the toes and body.
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^ Some of the diseases that cause hair...
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[4] .However, it can be useful for determining if the disease is due to a non-fungal afflictor.^ However, it can be useful for determining if the disease is due to a non-fungal afflictor.
  • Itchy Foot 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC fms-malaysia.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ However, upon using the Footlogix Mousse for dry skin with anti-fungal properties, she obtained the results she desired in only 2 days.
  • Footlogix 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC footlogix.com [Source type: Academic]

^ However, after using Footlogix Mousse for dry skin with anti-fungal properties, she achieved great results in only two days.
  • Footlogix 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC footlogix.com [Source type: Academic]

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Transmission

From person to person
Athlete's foot is a communicable disease caused by a parasitic fungus in the genus .Trichophyton, either Trichophyton rubrum or Trichophyton mentagrophytes.^ The organisms isolated were Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes.
  • Natural treatment for athlete's foot, have we found a cure? by Ray Sahelian, M.D. 11 September 2009 3:31 UTC www.raysahelian.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Tinea pedis is usually caused by one of two fungi: Trichophyton rubrum or T. mentagrophytes .
  • Athlete's Foot: Facts and Treatment 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC hubpages.com [Source type: General]

^ Tinea pedis is most frequently due to Trichophyton rubrum , T. interdigitale (formerly known as T. mentagrophytes var.
  • Fungal skin infections. Tinea pedis. DermNet NZ 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.dermnetnz.org [Source type: Academic]

[8] .It is typically transmitted in moist environments where people walk barefoot, such as showers, bath houses, and locker rooms.^ Wear shower sandals when walking in public areas such as locker rooms and pools.
  • Fungal Infections of the Skin 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.aad.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It is typically transmitted in moist environments where people walk barefoot , such as showers , bath houses , and locker rooms .
  • Itchy Foot 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC fms-malaysia.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Do not walk barefoot in public places such as gyms, shower areas, and hotel rooms.
  • Fungal Infections of the Skin 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.aad.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[8][9][10] .It can also be transmitted by sharing footwear with an infected person, or less commonly, by sharing towels with an infected person.^ Don't share towels or footwear.

^ It can also be transmitted by sharing footwear with an infected person, or less commonly, by sharing towels with an infected person.
  • Itchy Foot 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC fms-malaysia.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The infection is transmittable and can be caused by sharing the footwear of an infected person.
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To other parts of the body
The various parasitic fungi that cause athlete's foot can also cause skin infections on other areas of the body, most often under toenails .(Onychomycosis) or on the groin (tinea cruris).^ Ringworm of the groin (tinea cruris).
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^ Erythamtous lesions with raised borders and central clearing best describe tinea cruris – the infection of the pubic region and the groin.
  • Tinea - Medical Look 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.medical-look.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Commonly these infections are named for the body part affected, including tinea corporis (general skin), tinea cruris (groin), and tinea pedis (feet).
  • Topical Treatment of Common Superficial Tinea Infections - May 15, 2002 - American Family Physician 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.aafp.org [Source type: Academic]

Prevention

.The practices given in this section do not only help prevent spread of the fungus, they can also help greatly in managing and curing athlete's foot in an individual by reducing or eliminating re-exposure to the fungus in one's home environment.^ Cure athletes foot .

^ Home > Health Encyclopedia > Athlete's foot .

^ The best treatment for athlete's foot , is prevention.
  • Athlete's Foot - Information About Athlete's Foot 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC orthopedics.about.com [Source type: General]

.The fungi that cause athlete's foot can live on shower floors[11], wet towels, and footwear[11].^ What are the causes of athlete's foot?
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  • Health Information: Health Information & Health Medical Information 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.cvs.com [Source type: General]

^ The fungi that cause athlete's foot thrive in warm, moist environments.
  • Athlete's Foot 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC kidshealth.org [Source type: General]

^ What causes athlete’s foot?
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.Athlete's foot is caused by a fungus and can spread from person to person from shared contact with showers, towels, etc.^ What are the causes of athlete's foot?
  • Tinea Pedis | Causes, Symptoms, Treatment | PDRHealth 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.pdrhealth.com [Source type: General]
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^ Definition: Athlete's foot is an infection of the feet caused by fungus.
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^ From person to person Athlete’s foot is caused by a parasitic fungus and is a communicable disease .
  • Itchy Foot 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC fms-malaysia.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Hygiene therefore plays an important role in managing an athlete's foot infection.^ Athlete's foot and other fungal infections .
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^ Athlete's foot is caused by a fungal infection.
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^ Moccasin-type athlete's foot infection .
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.Since fungi thrive in moist environments, it is very important to keep feet and footwear as dry as possible.^ Fungi thrive in warm, moist areas.
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^ Keep feet dry .
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^ Fungi thrive in hot, moist areas.

Prevention measures in the home

.The fungi that cause athlete's foot live on moist surfaces and can be transmitted from an infected person to members of the same household through secondary contact.^ What are the causes of athlete's foot?
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  • Health Information: Health Information & Health Medical Information 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.cvs.com [Source type: General]

^ The fungi that cause athlete's foot thrive in warm, moist environments.
  • Athlete's Foot 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC kidshealth.org [Source type: General]

^ From person to person Athlete’s foot is caused by a parasitic fungus and is a communicable disease .
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[12] .By controlling the fungus growth in the household, transmission of the infection can be prevented.^ It is an antifungal that works by preventing the growth of fungus.
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^ It works by killing the fungus or preventing its growth.
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^ By controlling the fungus growth in the household, transmission of the infection can be prevented.
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Bathroom hygiene
  • Spray tub and bathroom floor with disinfectant after each use to help prevent reinfection and infection of other household members.
Frequent laundering
  • Wash sheets, towels, socks, underwear, and bedclothes in hot water (at 60 °C / 140 °F) to kill the fungus.
  • Change towels and bed sheets at least once per week.
Avoid sharing
  • Avoid sharing of towels, shoes and socks between household members.
  • Use a separate towel for drying infected skin areas.
Prevention measures in public places
  • Wear shower shoes or sandals in locker rooms, public showers, and public baths.
  • Wash feet, particularly between the toes, with soap and dry thoroughly after bathing or showering.
  • If you have experienced an infection previously, you may want to treat your feet and shoes with over-the-counter drugs.
Personal prevention measures
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  • Dry feet well after showering, paying particular attention to the web space between the toes.
  • Try to limit the amount that your feet sweat by wearing open-toed shoes or well-ventilated shoes, such as lightweight mesh running shoes.
  • Wear lightweight cotton socks to help reduce sweat.^ For athlete's foot, pay special attention to spaces between the toes, wear well-fitting, ventilated shoes and change shoes and socks at least once daily.
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    ^ Do not wear tight shoes when your feet are sweaty.

    ^ For athlete's foot, pay special attention to the spaces between the toes; wear well-fitting ventilated shoes, and change shoes and socks at least once daily.
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    .These must be washed in hot water and/or bleached to avoid reinfection.^ Should have washed in hot water.
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    ^ Wash these clothing in boiling water.
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    ^ Always wash your socks in hot water and change them daily.
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    .New light weight, moisture wicking polyester socks, especially those with anti-microbial properties, may be a better choice.
  • Use foot powder to help reduce moisture and friction.^ New light weight, moisture wicking polyester socks, especially those with anti-microbial properties, may be a better choice.
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    ^ Reduce your foot perspiration by using talcum powder on your feet.
    • Patient information leaflet - Athlete's foot 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.cks.nhs.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ The powder and powder aerosol may be used to prevent athlete's foot .
    • Absorbine Athletes Foot : KMLE Medical Dictionary - Online medical dictionary, terminology, abbreviations, drugs 19 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.kmle.com [Source type: Reference]

    Some foot powders also include an anti-fungal ingredient.
  • Keep shoes dry by wearing a different pair each day.
  • Sanitize the inside of your shoes with a germicidal shoe tree [13]
  • Change socks and shoes after exercise.
  • Replace sole inserts in shoes/sneakers on a frequent basis.
  • Replace old sneakers and exercise shoes.
  • After any physical activity shower with a soap that has both an antibacterial and anti-fungal agent in it.

Treatments

.There are many conventional medications (over-the-counter and prescription) as well as alternative treatments for fungal skin infections, including athlete's foot.^ What is the treatment for athlete's foot?
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^ Many over-the-counter antifungal medications are available.
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  • Mount Sinai - Disease 31 January 2010 14:14 UTC www.mountsinai.org [Source type: General]

^ Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection of the foot that can be caused by a number of different skin fungi.
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    Athlete’s Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.henrysmarkets.com/app/henrys/hn.php?p=hn&org=henrysmarkets&contentid=1014004">www.henrysmarkets.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li><li> <em><c_title>Raley's Family of Fine Stores</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.raleys.com/cfapps/healthnotes/healthnotes.cfm?org=raleys&ContentID=1014004">www.raleys.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li><li> <em><c_title>Harris Teeter - Healthy Eating</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.harristeeter.com/healthnotes.aspx?org=harristeeter&pgpid=382&ContentID=1014004">www.harristeeter.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li><li> <em><c_title>PCC | Healthnotes | Athlete’s Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.pccnaturalmarkets.com/health/1014004/">www.pccnaturalmarkets.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__71" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="71">Important with any treatment plan is the practice of good hygiene.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="71"><a href="#citable__71"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Important with any treatment plan is the practice of good hygiene.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="71"><a href="#citable__71"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Prevention Good skin hygiene Good nail hygiene Avoiding prolonged wetting or dampness of skin and feet Treatment of tinea pedis helps prevent onychomycosis 4 .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Dermatophytosis (Tinea Infections) | Doctor | Patient UK</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.patient.co.uk/showdoc/40026021/">www.patient.co.uk</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="71"><a href="#citable__71"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Treatment includes antifungal medication and good hygiene.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Tinea</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.healthinsite.gov.au/topics/Tinea">www.healthinsite.gov.au</a> [Source type: Reference]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__67" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="67">Several placebo controlled studies report that good foot hygiene alone can cure athlete's foot even without medication in 30-40% of the cases.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="67"><a href="#citable__67"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The best way to prevent athlete's foot is to follow good foot hygiene.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Patient information leaflet - Athlete's foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cks.nhs.uk/patient_information_leaflet/athletes_foot">www.cks.nhs.uk</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="67"><a href="#citable__67"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Once it settles in, athlete's foot usually requires medication to cure.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Skin Fungus - LoveToKnow Skincare</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://skincare.lovetoknow.com/Skin_Fungus">skincare.lovetoknow.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="67"><a href="#citable__67"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Therapy may include good foot hygiene or medication.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Home::Health Sciences Library</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://healthlibrary.epnet.com/GetContent.aspx?token=32d718a0-166a-4083-8595-fcf396db9201&chunkiid=12030">healthlibrary.epnet.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_13" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-13"><span>[</span>14<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__53" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="53">However, placebo-controlled trials of <a href="/Allylamine" title="Allylamine">allylamines</a> and <a href="/Azole" title="Azole">azoles</a> for athlete’s foot consistently produce much higher percentages of cure than placebo.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="53"><a href="#citable__53"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Allylamines cure slightly more infections than azoles but are much more expensive.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Fungal infections of the skin, hair and nails</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.nutramed.com/Fungi/skin_fungi.htm">www.nutramed.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="53"><a href="#citable__53"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>However, anyone can experience athlete's foot.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Home::Health Sciences Library</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://healthlibrary.epnet.com/GetContent.aspx?token=32d718a0-166a-4083-8595-fcf396db9201&chunkiid=12030">healthlibrary.epnet.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li><li> <em><c_title>Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis) | ThirdAge Articles</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.thirdage.com/health-wellness/athletes-foot-tinea-pedis">www.thirdage.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="53"><a href="#citable__53"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The review focused on placebo-controlled trials of allylamines and azoles for treatment of tinea pedis.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>A Closer Look At Topicals For Tinea Pedis | Podiatry Today</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.podiatrytoday.com/a-closer-look-at-topicals-for-tinea-pedis">www.podiatrytoday.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_Crawford_2007_14_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-Crawford_2007-14"><span>[</span>15<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="display:table-cell;clear:both;"></div><h3><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Conventional_treatments">Conventional treatments</span></h3> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__52" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="52">Conventional treatment typically involves daily or twice daily application of a topical medication in conjunction with hygiene measures outlined in the above section on <a href="/Athlete%27s_foot" title="Athlete's foot">prevention</a>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="52"><a href="#citable__52"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Conventional treatment typically involves daily or twice daily application of a topical medication in conjunction with hygiene measures outlined in the above section on prevention .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="52"><a href="#citable__52"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>It requires twice-daily application.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Topical Treatment of Common Superficial Tinea Infections - May 15, 2002 - American Family Physician</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.aafp.org/afp/20020515/2095.html">www.aafp.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="52"><a href="#citable__52"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>It is available as an over-the-counter medication and requires twice-daily application.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Topical Treatment of Common Superficial Tinea Infections - May 15, 2002 - American Family Physician</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.aafp.org/afp/20020515/2095.html">www.aafp.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__9" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="9">Keeping feet dry and practicing good hygiene is crucial to preventing reinfection.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="9"><a href="#citable__9"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Keeping feet dry and practicing good hygiene is crucial to preventing reinfection.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="9"><a href="#citable__9"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Keeping your feet dry is one of the keys to eliminating and preventing reinfection.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Dr. Pribut on Athlete's Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.drpribut.com/sports/tineapedis.html">www.drpribut.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="9"><a href="#citable__9"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Keep your feet clean and dry.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Health Information</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.altru.org/body.cfm?xyzpdqabc=0&id=6&action=detail&AEProductID=HW_Knowledgebase&AEArticleID=hw28392">www.altru.org</a> [Source type: General]</li><li> <em><c_title>Athlete's Foot: Facts and Treatment</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://hubpages.com/hub/Tinea_Pedis_Athletes_Foot_-_Fungal_Infection_of_the_Feet">hubpages.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__80" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="80">Severe or prolonged fungal skin infections may require treatment with oral anti-fungal medication.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="80"><a href="#citable__80"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In severe cases, oral antifungal medications may be necessary.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Athlete's Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://healthlibrary.epnet.com/GetContent.aspx?token=e0498803-7f62-4563-8d47-5fe33da65dd4&chunkiid=21524">healthlibrary.epnet.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li><li> <em><c_title>Tufts Medical Center - Athlete's Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.tufts-nemc.org/apps/HealthGate/Article.aspx?chunkiid=21524">www.tufts-nemc.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li><li> <em><c_title>Athlete's Foot – UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.upmc.com/healthAtoZ/Pages/HealthLibrary.aspx?chunkiid=21524">www.upmc.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="80"><a href="#citable__80"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Topical treatments for fungal infections of the skin and nails of the foot ” (Review).</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="80"><a href="#citable__80"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Pray WS. Fungal skin infections.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> USPharmacist.com > Continuing Education > </c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://prod.uspharmacist.com/continuing_education/ceviewtest/lessonid/105450/">prod.uspharmacist.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__74" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="74">Zinc oxide based diaper rash ointment may be used; <a href="/Talcum_powder" title="Talcum powder" class="mw-redirect">talcum powder</a> can be used to absorb moisture to kill off the infection.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="74"><a href="#citable__74"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Zinc oxide based diaper rash ointment may be used; talcum powder can be used to absorb moisture that kills off the infection.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="74"><a href="#citable__74"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>To diagnose a fungal infection, a doctor may scrape off a small amount of surface skin for microscopic examination or possibly for lab culture.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Sagescript Institute Cindy Jones PH D</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.sagescript.com/skin_infections.htm">www.sagescript.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="74"><a href="#citable__74"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>If your rash is making your skin particularly sore and swollen, you may want to use an antifungal treatment which contains an ingredient known as hydrocortisone.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Patient information leaflet - Athlete's foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cks.nhs.uk/patient_information_leaflet/athletes_foot">www.cks.nhs.uk</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <h4><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Topical_medications">Topical medications</span></h4> <div class="rellink relarticle mainarticle">Main article: <a href="/Antifungal_drug" title="Antifungal drug">Antifungal drug</a></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__68" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="68">The fungal infection is often treated with topical <a href="/Antifungal_drug" title="Antifungal drug">antifungal</a> agents, which can take the form of a spray, powder, cream, or gel.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="68"><a href="#citable__68"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Over the counter agents used to treat athlete’s foot are available as creams, powders, and sprays.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Join Truestar now and achieve total health and weight loss now!</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.truestarhealth.com/Notes/1014004.html">www.truestarhealth.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="68"><a href="#citable__68"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Ringworm is usually treated with topical antifungal creams.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Slideshow Ringworm Pictures - eMedicineHealth - experts in everyday emergencies, first aid and health information</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.emedicinehealth.com/slideshow_ringworm_pictures/article_em.htm">www.emedicinehealth.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li><li> <em><c_title>Ringworm Slideshow: Watch and Learn About Ringworm on RxList</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.rxlist.com/ringworm_slideshow_watch_and_learn_about_ringworm/article.htm">www.rxlist.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="68"><a href="#citable__68"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Most tinea infections may be treated with topical agents alone.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Clear choices in managing epidermal tinea infections — The Journal of Family Practice </c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.jfponline.com/Pages.asp?AID=1572&issue=November%202003">www.jfponline.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__41" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="41">The most common ingredients in <a href="/Over-the-counter_drug" title="Over-the-counter drug">over-the-counter</a> products are <a href="/Miconazole_nitrate" title="Miconazole nitrate" class="mw-redirect">miconazole nitrate</a> (2% typical concentration in the United States) and <a href="/Tolnaftate" title="Tolnaftate">tolnaftate</a> (1% typ.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="41"><a href="#citable__41"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Most common medicines are the creams containing clotrimazole tolnaftate or miconazole.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Tinea Cruris, Causes of Tinea Cruris, Symptoms of Tinea Cruris & Tinea Cruris Treatemnts</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.natural-homeremedies.com/skin-problems/tinea-cruris.htm">www.natural-homeremedies.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="41"><a href="#citable__41"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The most common ingredients in over-the-counter products are miconazole nitrate (2% typical concentration in the United States) and tolnaftate (1% typ.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="41"><a href="#citable__41"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Over-the-counter antifungal creams, such as those that contain miconazole, clotrimazole, or similar ingredients, are often effective in controlling ringworm.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Tinea corporis - Health Diseases & Medical Conditions - South Florida Hospital</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.mhs.net/library/hie%20multimedia/1/000877.html">www.mhs.net</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li><li> <em><c_title>Tinea corporis</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.allina.com/CCS/doc/Encyclopedia/1/000877.htm">www.allina.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li><li> <em><c_title>Tinea corporis</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.memorialhermann.org/adam/health%20illustrated%20encyclopedia/1/000877.aspx">www.memorialhermann.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> in the U.S.). <a name="citable__3" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="3"><a href="/Terbinafine" title="Terbinafine">Terbinafine</a> is another common over-the-counter drug.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="3"><a href="#citable__3"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Terbinafine is another common over-the-counter drug.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="3"><a href="#citable__3"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Another group of drugs classified as allylamines include terbinafine as a member.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Clinical and Molecular Allergy | Full text | Dermatology for the practicing allergist: Tinea pedis and its complications</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.clinicalmolecularallergy.com/content/2/1/5">www.clinicalmolecularallergy.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__31" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="31">There exists a large number of prescription antifungal drugs, from several different drug families.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="31"><a href="#citable__31"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>There exists a large number of prescription antifungal drugs, from several different drug families.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="31"><a href="#citable__31"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>However, when one consults the Physician’s Desk Reference, the number of prescription drugs for treating tinea pedis is smaller than one might think.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>How To Detect And Treat Tinea Pedis | Podiatry Today</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.podiatrytoday.com/article/3472">www.podiatrytoday.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="31"><a href="#citable__31"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Many drugs that were formerly available only by prescription are now sold over-the-counter worldwide (see “A Pertinent Overview Of OTC And Prescription Topical Antifungals” to the right).</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>A Closer Look At Topicals For Tinea Pedis | Podiatry Today</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.podiatrytoday.com/a-closer-look-at-topicals-for-tinea-pedis">www.podiatrytoday.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> These include <a href="/Ketaconazole" title="Ketaconazole" class="mw-redirect">ketaconazole</a>, <a href="/Itraconazole" title="Itraconazole">itraconazole</a>, <a href="/Naftifine" title="Naftifine">naftifine</a>, <a href="/Nystatin" title="Nystatin">nystatin</a>,</div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__12" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="12">Some topical applications such as <a href="/Carbol_fuchsin" title="Carbol fuchsin">carbol fuchsin</a> (also known in the U.S. as Castellani's paint), often used for <a href="/Intertrigo" title="Intertrigo">intertrigo</a>, work well but in small selected areas.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="12"><a href="#citable__12"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Some topical applications such as carbol fuchsin (also known in the U.S. as Castellani’s paint), often used for intertrigo , work well but in small selected areas.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="12"><a href="#citable__12"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>A variety of traditional agents without specific antimicrobial function are still in use, including Whitfield's ointment and Castellani's (carbol fuchsin solution) paint.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Topical Treatment of Common Superficial Tinea Infections - May 15, 2002 - American Family Physician</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.aafp.org/afp/20020515/2095.html">www.aafp.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="12"><a href="#citable__12"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In this case, a prescription topical antifungal medicine that penetrates the sole, such as ketoconazole, may be used.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Health Information</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.altru.org/body.cfm?xyzpdqabc=0&id=6&action=detail&AEProductID=HW_Knowledgebase&AEArticleID=hw28392">www.altru.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__4" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="4">This red dye, used in this treatment like many other <a href="/Staining_(biology)" title="Staining (biology)" class="mw-redirect">vital stains</a>, is both [[Fungicide.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="4"><a href="#citable__4"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>This red dye, used in this treatment like many other vital stains , is both fungicidal and bacteriocidal ; however, because of the staining it is cosmetically undesirable.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="4"><a href="#citable__4"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The high efficacy of short courses of treatment with terbinafine is likely the result of a combination of the agent’s high fungicidal potency and its “reservoir effect” in the upper layers of the epidermis.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>A Closer Look At Topicals For Tinea Pedis | Podiatry Today</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.podiatrytoday.com/a-closer-look-at-topicals-for-tinea-pedis">www.podiatrytoday.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="4"><a href="#citable__4"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Also, does anyone know which of the other remedies are safe for use in the jock region- it seems like maybe tea tree would be a bit strong.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Athletes foot - Herbalism Forum - GardenWeb</c_title></em> <c_date>11 September 2009 3:31 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/load/herbal/msg1221555920663.html">forums2.gardenweb.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__22" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="22">But still the number one thing to curing atheletes foot is to have good hygiene.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="22"><a href="#citable__22"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>It is largely prevented through good foot hygiene - washing, drying, wearing clean socks and shoes.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Organic and Homeopathic Remedy for Athlete's foot, foot fungus, tinea, dry, itchy and cracked skin.</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fonoils.com/athletesfeet.html">fonoils.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="22"><a href="#citable__22"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The best way to prevent athlete's foot is to follow good foot hygiene.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Patient information leaflet - Athlete's foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.cks.nhs.uk/patient_information_leaflet/athletes_foot">www.cks.nhs.uk</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="22"><a href="#citable__22"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Therapy may include good foot hygiene or medication.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Home::Health Sciences Library</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://healthlibrary.epnet.com/GetContent.aspx?token=32d718a0-166a-4083-8595-fcf396db9201&chunkiid=12030">healthlibrary.epnet.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li><li> <em><c_title>Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis) | ThirdAge Articles</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.thirdage.com/health-wellness/athletes-foot-tinea-pedis">www.thirdage.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__51" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="51">The time line for cure may be long, often 45 days or longer.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="51"><a href="#citable__51"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The time line for cure may be long, often 45 days or longer.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="51"><a href="#citable__51"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Symptoms include painful ulcers between the toes, which often take a long time to heal.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Athlete's Foot - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis - CourierJournal</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://health.courierjournal.com/ConditionFactsheet.aspx?id=13&topicid=0&pg=2">health.courierjournal.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li><li> <em><c_title>Athlete's Foot - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis - Medbroadcast</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.medbroadcast.com/channel_condition_info_details.asp?disease_id=13&channel_id=2003&relation_id=10372&rot=4">www.medbroadcast.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="51"><a href="#citable__51"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Instead, you will get a long-term permanent cure for your ringworm that will work the first time round.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>ringworm treatment, cure for ringworms, athletes foot & fungal infections in humans</c_title></em> <c_date>11 September 2009 3:31 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ringworm-cure.com/athletes-foot.html">www.ringworm-cure.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__8" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="8">The recommended course of treatment is to <em>continue to use the topical treatment for four weeks after the symptoms have subsided</em> to ensure that the fungus has been completely eliminated.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="8"><a href="#citable__8"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Treatment should not be continued after 4 weeks.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> BoardCertified.com: Fungal Infections </c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.boardcertified.com/default.aspx?section=glossary&term=12">www.boardcertified.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="8"><a href="#citable__8"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Treatment should continue for at least one week after symptoms have resolved.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Topical Treatment of Common Superficial Tinea Infections - May 15, 2002 - American Family Physician</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.aafp.org/afp/20020515/2095.html">www.aafp.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="8"><a href="#citable__8"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The recommended duration of treatment for tinea pedis is four weeks.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Topical Treatment of Common Superficial Tinea Infections - May 15, 2002 - American Family Physician</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.aafp.org/afp/20020515/2095.html">www.aafp.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__59" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="59">However, because the itching associated with the infection subsides quickly, patients may not complete the courses of therapy prescribed.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="59"><a href="#citable__59"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Children with this infection may itch.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Tag: Tinea - Explore content tagged Tinea on eHow.com</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ehow.com/tag/tinea/">www.ehow.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="59"><a href="#citable__59"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The infection may also become resistant to therapy in some of these patients.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Clinical and Molecular Allergy | Full text | Dermatology for the practicing allergist: Tinea pedis and its complications</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.clinicalmolecularallergy.com/content/2/1/5">www.clinicalmolecularallergy.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="59"><a href="#citable__59"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>However, because the itching associated with the infection subsides quickly, patients may not complete the courses of therapy prescribed.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__43" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="43">Anti-itch creams are <em>not</em> recommended as they will alleviate the symptoms but will exacerbate the fungus; this is due to the fact that anti-itch creams typically enhance the moisture content of the skin and encourage fungal growth.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="43"><a href="#citable__43"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Anti-itch creams are not recommended as they will alleviate the symptoms but will exacerbate the fungus; this is due to the fact that anti-itch creams typically enhance the moisture content of the skin and encourage fungal growth.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="43"><a href="#citable__43"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Anti-itch creams are contraindicated, as they increase the moisture content in the affected area and cause the fungus to thrive.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Athletes Foot Treatment | Cure Tinea Pedis Skin Fungal Infection | Anti Fungal Cream, Natural Remedy and Athlete�s Feet Medicines</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.biogetica.com/cure-athlete-foot.php">www.biogetica.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="43"><a href="#citable__43"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Moist skin encourages fungal infections.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Tinea Unguium -- eCureMe.com</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.ecureme.com/emyhealth/data/Tinea_Unguium.asp">www.ecureme.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__35" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="35">For the same reason, some drug manufacturers are using a gel instead of a cream for application of topical drugs (for example, <a href="/Naftin" title="Naftin" class="mw-redirect">naftin</a> and Lamisil).</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="35"><a href="#citable__35"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>For the same reason, some drug manufacturers are using a gel instead of a cream for application of topical drugs (for example, naftin and Lamisil).</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="35"><a href="#citable__35"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Emulsion gels have been available for decades as vehicles for the topical application of drugs.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>A Closer Look At Topicals For Tinea Pedis | Podiatry Today</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.podiatrytoday.com/a-closer-look-at-topicals-for-tinea-pedis">www.podiatrytoday.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="35"><a href="#citable__35"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Some topical applications such as carbol fuchsin (also known in the U.S. as Castellani’s paint), often used for intertrigo , work well but in small selected areas.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__25" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="25"><a href="/Novartis" title="Novartis">Novartis</a>, maker of Lamisil, claims that a gel penetrates the skin more quickly than cream.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="25"><a href="#citable__25"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Treatment is continued for 1-2 weeks after the skin has healed: Clotrimazole Econazole Ketoconazole Miconazole Sulconazole Terbinafine (Lamisil®) cream daily is also effective but much more expensive.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Dermatophytosis (Tinea Infections) | Doctor | Patient UK</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.patient.co.uk/showdoc/40026021/">www.patient.co.uk</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="25"><a href="#citable__25"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Doctors believe that dysplastic nevi are more likely than ordinary moles to develop into a type of skin cancer called melanoma.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Charlottesville Dermatologists, Skin Cancer, Acne Treatment, Eczema Treatment, Psoriasis, Rosacea, Varicose & Spider Veins</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.charlottesvilledermatology.com/medical.html">www.charlottesvilledermatology.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="25"><a href="#citable__25"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Since oral agents provide better skin penetration than most topical preparations, oral therapy may be more efficacious in the treatment of hyperkeratotic tinea pedis.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Diagnosis and Management of Common Tinea Infections - July 1998 - American Academy of Family Physicians</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.aafp.org/afp/980700ap/noble.html">www.aafp.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__62" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="62">If the fungal invader is not a dermatophyte but a yeast, other medications such as <a href="/Fluconazole" title="Fluconazole">fluconazole</a> may be used.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="62"><a href="#citable__62"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of terbinafine.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Terbinafine (Topical)</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://allnutritionals.com/drugs/t/terbinafine-topical.shtml">allnutritionals.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="62"><a href="#citable__62"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>If the fungal invader is not a dermatophyte but a yeast, other medications such as fluconazole may be used.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="62"><a href="#citable__62"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Typically fluconazole is used for candidal vaginal infections moniliasis but has been shown to be of benefit for those with cutaneous yeast infections as well.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__70" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="70">Typically fluconazole is used for candidal vaginal infections <a href="/Moniliasis" title="Moniliasis" class="mw-redirect">moniliasis</a> but has been shown to be of benefit for those with cutaneous yeast infections as well.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="70"><a href="#citable__70"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Typically fluconazole is used for candidal vaginal infections moniliasis but has been shown to be of benefit for those with cutaneous yeast infections as well.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="70"><a href="#citable__70"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Yeast infection of the skin (cutaneous candidiasis).</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Ketoconazole (Topical)</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://allnutritionals.com/drugs/k/ketoconazole-topical.shtml">allnutritionals.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="70"><a href="#citable__70"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Its use for trichomonal vaginitis and other vaginal infections.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Tea Tree - HealthLibrary - Somerville, New Jersey NJ</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.somersetmedicalcenter.com/122490.cfm">www.somersetmedicalcenter.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__81" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="81">The most common of these infections occur in the web spaces (intertriginous) of the toes and at the base of the fingernail or toenail.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="81"><a href="#citable__81"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Microbial ecology of interdigital infections of toe web spaces.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Clear choices in managing epidermal tinea infections — The Journal of Family Practice </c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.jfponline.com/Pages.asp?AID=1572&issue=November%202003">www.jfponline.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="81"><a href="#citable__81"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Interdigital athlete’s foot is an infection of the web spaces between the toes.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> tinea pedis</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://dermatechrx.com/articles/tag/tinea-pedis/">dermatechrx.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="81"><a href="#citable__81"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Toe web infections .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Health Information</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.altru.org/body.cfm?xyzpdqabc=0&id=6&action=detail&AEProductID=HW_Knowledgebase&AEArticleID=hw28392">www.altru.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__27" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="27">The hall mark of these infections is a cherry red color surrounding the lesion and a yellow thick pus.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="27"><a href="#citable__27"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>The hall mark of these infections is a cherry red color surrounding the lesion and a yellow thick pus.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="27"><a href="#citable__27"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>These infections are characterized by fever, open skin lesions or raised bumps on the skin.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Sagescript Institute Cindy Jones PH D</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.sagescript.com/skin_infections.htm">www.sagescript.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="27"><a href="#citable__27"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>A) Coral red color B) Blue green color C) Yellow color D) Black grains E) Brown color .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Tinea Infections </c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.aad.org/education/students/Tineainfect.htm">www.aad.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> </div> <h4><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Oral_medications">Oral medications</span></h4> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__45" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="45">Oral treatment with <a href="/Griseofulvin" title="Griseofulvin">griseofulvin</a> was begun early in the 1950s.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="45"><a href="#citable__45"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Oral treatment with griseofulvin was begun early in the 1950s.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="45"><a href="#citable__45"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In a systematic review of comparative trials, oral griseofulvin was found to be significantly inferior to oral terbinafine in the treatment of tinea pedis (LOE= 1a ).</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title> Clear choices in managing epidermal tinea infections — The Journal of Family Practice </c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.jfponline.com/Pages.asp?AID=1572&issue=November%202003">www.jfponline.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="45"><a href="#citable__45"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Ketoconazole is an oral fungistatic imidazole-class antifungal agent used for infections not responding to griseofulvin that require systemic treatment.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Antifungal Therapy for the Skin, Hair, and Nails</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.pharmacytimes.com/issue/pharmacy/2006/2006-11/2006-11-6000">www.pharmacytimes.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__0" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="0">Because of the tendency to cause liver problems and to provoke <a href="/Aplastic_anemia" title="Aplastic anemia">aplastic anemia</a> the drugs were used cautiously and sparingly.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="0"><a href="#citable__0"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Because of the tendency to cause liver problems and to provoke aplastic anemia the drugs were used cautiously and sparingly.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="0"><a href="#citable__0"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Because psoriasis sometimes can cause nail problems that look similar to a fungal infection, your doctor may ask whether you or anyone in your family has psoriasis.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>AESTHETIC SURGERY & DERMATOLOGY offers fungal skin infections information.</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.drghatan.com/infections.html">www.drghatan.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="0"><a href="#citable__0"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>One cannot use this drug when patients have liver disease.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>How To Detect And Treat Tinea Pedis | Podiatry Today</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.podiatrytoday.com/article/3472">www.podiatrytoday.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <a name="citable__89" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="89">Over time it was found that those problems were due to the size of the crystal in the manufacturing process and microsize and now ultramicrosize crystals are available with few of the original side effects.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="89"><a href="#citable__89"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>A few people developed dermatitis in response to the tea tree oil and had to drop out of the study, but most people did not experience any significant side effects.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Athlete's Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://healthlibrary.epnet.com/GetContent.aspx?token=e0498803-7f62-4563-8d47-5fe33da65dd4&chunkiid=21524">healthlibrary.epnet.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li><li> <em><c_title>Tufts Medical Center - Athlete's Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.tufts-nemc.org/apps/HealthGate/Article.aspx?chunkiid=21524">www.tufts-nemc.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li><li> <em><c_title>Saint Francis Breast Health Services - </c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.saintfrancis.com/breastServices/index.aspx?chunkiid=21524">www.saintfrancis.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li><li> <em><c_title>Tea Tree - HealthLibrary - Somerville, New Jersey NJ</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.somersetmedicalcenter.com/122490.cfm">www.somersetmedicalcenter.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li><li> <em><c_title>Athlete's Foot – UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.upmc.com/healthAtoZ/Pages/HealthLibrary.aspx?chunkiid=21524">www.upmc.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="89"><a href="#citable__89"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Similarly another herb garlic also shows beneficial effects in condition of fungal problems in foot 1,3 and other problems originated due to harmful effects of fungus.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Athlete’s Foot - Athlete’s Foot Herbal Supplements</c_title></em> <c_date>11 September 2009 3:31 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.herbsmd.com/cure14/athletes-foot.html">www.herbsmd.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="89"><a href="#citable__89"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>No drug interactions or adverse effects have been found when tumeric has been used in a dose of 400 mg curcumin three times daily or 1.5 to 3 g tumeric daily.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>The Use Of Cranberry Juice In the Treatment And Prevention Of Urinary Tract Infections « Barbados Underground</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://bajan.wordpress.com/2010/01/13/the-use-of-cranberry-juice-in-the-treatment-and-prevention-of-urinary-tract-infections/">bajan.wordpress.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup class="Template-Fact" title="This claim needs references to reliable sources from September 2007" style="white-space:nowrap;">[<em>citation needed</em>]</sup></div> <div style="margin: 1.12em 0; display:block"><a name="citable__33" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="33">For severe cases, the current preferred oral agent in the UK,<sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_15" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-15"><span>[</span>16<span>]</span></a></sup> is the more effective <a href="/Terbinafine" title="Terbinafine">terbinafine</a>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="33"><a href="#citable__33"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>In more severe cases, an oral medication may be used.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>AESTHETIC SURGERY & DERMATOLOGY offers fungal skin infections information.</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.drghatan.com/infections.html">www.drghatan.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="33"><a href="#citable__33"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>For severe cases, the current preferred oral agent in the UK, [ 14 ] is the more effective terbinafine .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Itchy Foot</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://fms-malaysia.org/home/?p=114">fms-malaysia.org</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="33"><a href="#citable__33"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>For severe cases, a patient may require some oral antifungal drugs such as itraconazole, fluconazole terbinafine, ketoconazole or griseofulvin.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Tinea Cruris Diagnosis, Causes & Cure</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://ayushveda.com/beautytips/skin-problems/tinea-cruris.htm">ayushveda.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_Bell_Syer_2002_16_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-Bell-Syer_2002-16"><span>[</span>17<span>]</span></a></sup> <a name="citable__13" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="13">Other prescription oral antifungals include <a href="/Itraconazole" title="Itraconazole">itraconazole</a> and <a href="/Fluconazole" title="Fluconazole">fluconazole</a>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="13"><a href="#citable__13"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>This review compared different oral antifungal drugs and found that terbinafine and itraconazole were both more effective than placebo.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Tinea</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.healthinsite.gov.au/topics/Tinea">www.healthinsite.gov.au</a> [Source type: Reference]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="13"><a href="#citable__13"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>For severe cases, a patient may require some oral antifungal drugs such as itraconazole, fluconazole terbinafine, ketoconazole or griseofulvin.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Tinea Cruris Diagnosis, Causes & Cure</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://ayushveda.com/beautytips/skin-problems/tinea-cruris.htm">ayushveda.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="13"><a href="#citable__13"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>If you have ringworm of the scalp or beard your doctor may treat you with an oral antifungal medication, such as itraconazole (Sporanox) or griseofulvin (Grisactin and other brand names).</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>AESTHETIC SURGERY & DERMATOLOGY offers fungal skin infections information.</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.drghatan.com/infections.html">www.drghatan.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_pmid12895184_1_1" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-pmid12895184-1"><span>[</span>2<span>]</span></a></sup></div> <div style="display:table-cell;clear:both;"></div><h3><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Alternative_treatments">Alternative treatments</span></h3> <dl> <dt>Topical oils</dt> </dl> <dl> <dd>Symptomatic relief from itching may be achieved after topical application of <a href="/Tea_tree_oil" title="Tea tree oil">tea tree oil</a>, probably due to its involvement in the <a name="citable__28" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="28"><a href="/Histamine" title="Histamine">histamine</a> response;<sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_pmid12452873_17_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-pmid12452873-17"><span>[</span>18<span>]</span></a></sup> however, the efficacy of tea tree oil in the treatment of athlete's foot (achieving mycological cure) is varied.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="28"><a href="#citable__28"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Tea tree preparations contain various percentages of tea tree oil.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Tea Tree - HealthLibrary - Somerville, New Jersey NJ</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.somersetmedicalcenter.com/122490.cfm">www.somersetmedicalcenter.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="28"><a href="#citable__28"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Preliminary evidence suggests that tea tree oil might be helpful for athlete's foot.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Saint Francis Breast Health Services - </c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.saintfrancis.com/breastServices/index.aspx?chunkiid=21524">www.saintfrancis.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li><li> <em><c_title>Athlete's Foot – UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.upmc.com/healthAtoZ/Pages/HealthLibrary.aspx?chunkiid=21524">www.upmc.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="28"><a href="#citable__28"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>However, anyone can experience athlete's foot.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis) | ThirdAge Articles</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.thirdage.com/health-wellness/athletes-foot-tinea-pedis">www.thirdage.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_pmid11563570_18_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-pmid11563570-18"><span>[</span>19<span>]</span></a></sup><sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_pmid1303075_19_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-pmid1303075-19"><span>[</span>20<span>]</span></a></sup><sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_pmid12121393_20_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-pmid12121393-20"><span>[</span>21<span>]</span></a></sup></dd> </dl> <dl> <dt>Onion extract</dt> </dl> <dl> <dd>A study of the effect of 3% (v/v) aqueous onion extract was shown to be very effective in laboratory conditions against <em><a name="citable__46" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="46">Trichophyton mentagrophytes</em> and <em>T. rubrum</em>.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="46"><a href="#citable__46"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>T. rubrum Trichophyton mentagrophytes var mentagrophyte† .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Diagnosis and Management of Common Tinea Infections - July 1998 - American Academy of Family Physicians</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.aafp.org/afp/980700ap/noble.html">www.aafp.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="46"><a href="#citable__46"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Of those infected at the first visit 41% had persistent infection mainly due to Trichophyton rubrum, whereas new infections were largely caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Erythrasma</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.thedoctorsdoctor.com/diseases/erythrasma.htm">www.thedoctorsdoctor.com</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="46"><a href="#citable__46"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>T rubrum , Trichophyton mentagrophytes , and, less commonly, Epidermophyton floccosum are the most common dermatophytes isolated in tinea pedis.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med -- Inflammatory Tinea Pedis/Manuum Masquerading as Bacterial Cellulitis, November 2002, Sweeney et al. 156 (11): 1149</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://archpedi.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/156/11/1149">archpedi.ama-assn.org</a> [Source type: Academic]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_onionextract_21_0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-onionextract-21"><span>[</span>22<span>]</span></a></sup></dd> </dl> <dl> <dt>Garlic extract</dt> </dl> <dl> <dd><a href="/Ajoene" title="Ajoene"><a name="citable__97" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="97">Ajoene</a>, a compound found in garlic, is sometimes used to treat athlete's foot.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="97"><a href="#citable__97"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>For athlete's foot and ringworm, use .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Lotrimin af powder spray deodorant - Shop sales, stores & prices at TheFind.com</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.thefind.com/beauty/browse-lotrimin-af-powder-spray-deodorant">www.thefind.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="97"><a href="#citable__97"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>When treating athlete's foot, it is important to use all the medicine.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Health Information</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.altru.org/body.cfm?xyzpdqabc=0&id=6&action=detail&AEProductID=HW_Knowledgebase&AEArticleID=hw28392">www.altru.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="97"><a href="#citable__97"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>How is athlete’s foot treated?</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis) - a knol by Will Johnson</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://knol.google.com/k/will-johnson/athlete-s-foot-tinea-pedis/4hmquk6fx4gu/227">knol.google.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_22" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-22"><span>[</span>23<span>]</span></a></sup></dd> </dl> <dl> <dt>Boric acid</dt> </dl> <dl> <dd><a href="/Boric_acid" title="Boric acid"><a name="citable__66" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="66">Boric acid</a> application in the socks is used to prevent athlete's foot when recurrent infections occurs, but is not used to treat it.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="66"><a href="#citable__66"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>For athlete's foot and ringworm, use .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Lotrimin af powder spray deodorant - Shop sales, stores & prices at TheFind.com</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.thefind.com/beauty/browse-lotrimin-af-powder-spray-deodorant">www.thefind.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="66"><a href="#citable__66"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>Interdigital tinea infection (athlete’s foot) .</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>White : Diseases of the Skin - Fungal Infections</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.merckmedicus.com/ppdocs/us/hcp/content/white/chapters/white-ch-026-s003.htm">www.merckmedicus.com</a> [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <span class="citable__li" citable_id="66"><a href="#citable__66"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>When treating athlete's foot, it is important to use all the medicine.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Health Information</c_title></em> <c_date>31 January 2010 14:14 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.altru.org/body.cfm?xyzpdqabc=0&id=6&action=detail&AEProductID=HW_Knowledgebase&AEArticleID=hw28392">www.altru.org</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup class="Template-Fact" title="This claim needs references to reliable sources from April 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[<em>citation needed</em>]</sup></dd> </dl> <dl> <dt>Baking soda</dt> </dl> <dl> <dd>Rubbing feet with a baking soda paste and/or sprinkling baking soda in shoes is thought to help by changing pH.<sup id="wikipedia_cite_ref_23" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-23"><span>[</span>24<span>]</span></a></sup></dd> </dl> <dl> <dt>Epsom salts</dt> </dl> <dl> <dd>Some podiatrists recommend soaking the feet in a solution of <a href="/Magnesium_sulfate" title="Magnesium sulfate"><a name="citable__83" class="citable__local-anchor">.</a><span class='citationPopup' rel="83">Epsom salts</a> in warm water.</span><span class="citable__li" citable_id="83"><a href="#citable__83"><strong>^</strong></a> <c_txt>If you have "thick" dead skin soak your feet in warm water and epson salt.</c_txt><div style="padding-left: 10px"><small><c_src><ul><li> <em><c_title>Natural remedies to Cure Athlete's Foot from the Earth Clinic community.</c_title></em> <c_date>11 September 2009 3:31 UTC</c_date> <a href="http://www.earthclinic.com/CURES/athletes_foot.html">www.earthclinic.com</a> [Source type: General]</li></ul></c_src></small></div><br></span> <sup class="Template-Fact" title="This claim needs references to reliable sources from April 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[<em>citation needed</em>]</sup></dd> </dl> <h2><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_See_also">See also</span></h2> <ul> <li><a href="/Antifungal_drug" title="Antifungal drug">Antifungal drugs</a></li> <li><a href="/Boric_acid" title="Boric acid">Boric acid</a> -used as treatment</li> <li><a href="/Ringworm" title="Ringworm">Ringworm</a></li> <li><a href="/Tinea" title="Tinea">Tinea</a></li> <li><a href="/List_of_cutaneous_conditions" title="List of cutaneous conditions">List of cutaneous conditions</a></li> </ul> <h2><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_Footnotes">Footnotes</span></h2> <div class="references-small references-column-count references-column-count-2" style="-moz-column-count:2; column-count:2;"> <ol class="references"> <li id="wikipedia_cite_note_Bolognia_0">^ <a href="#cite_ref-Bolognia_0-0"><sup><em><strong>a</strong></em></sup></a> <a href="#cite_ref-Bolognia_0-1"><sup><em><strong>b</strong></em></sup></a> <span class="citation book">Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). <em>Dermatology: 2-Volume Set</em>. St. Louis: Mosby. pp. 1135. <a href="/International_Standard_Book_Number" title="International Standard Book Number">ISBN</a> 1-4160-2999-0.</span><span class="Z3988" title="ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info%3Aofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Abook&rft.genre=book&rft.btitle=Dermatology%3A+2-Volume+Set&rft.aulast=Rapini%2C+Ronald+P.%3B+Bolognia%2C+Jean+L.%3B+Jorizzo%2C+Joseph+L.&rft.au=Rapini%2C+Ronald+P.%3B+Bolognia%2C+Jean+L.%3B+Jorizzo%2C+Joseph+L.&rft.date=2007&rft.pages=pp.%26nbsp%3B1135&rft.place=St.+Louis&rft.pub=Mosby&rft.isbn=1-4160-2999-0&rfr_id=info:sid/en.wikipedia.org:Athlete%27s_foot"><span style="display: none;"> </span></span></li> <li id="wikipedia_cite_note_pmid12895184_1">^ <a href="#cite_ref-pmid12895184_1-0"><sup><em><strong>a</strong></em></sup></a> <a href="#cite_ref-pmid12895184_1-1"><sup><em><strong>b</strong></em></sup></a> <span class="citation Journal">Gupta AK, Skinner AR, Cooper EA (2003). 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Athletes Foot</a></li> </ol> </div> <h2><span class="mw-headline" id="wikipedia_External_links">External links</span></h2> <ul> <li><a href="/MedlinePlus" title="MedlinePlus">MedlinePlus</a> <a href="http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/athletesfoot.html" class="external text" rel="nofollow">Athlete's Foot Article</a></li> <li><a href="/WebMD" title="WebMD">WebMD</a> <a href="http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/Athletes-Foot-Topic-Overview" class="external text" rel="nofollow">Athlete's Foot Article</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.athletesfoottreatment.net" class="external text" rel="nofollow">Athlete's Foot Treatment & Remedies Resource</a></li> </ul> <table class="navbox" cellspacing="0" style=";"> <tr> <td style="padding:2px;"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks collapsible autocollapse" style="width:100%;background:transparent;color:inherit;;"> <tr> <th style=";background: Silver;" colspan="2" class="navbox-title"><span class="" style="font-size:110%;"><a href="/Infectious_disease" title="Infectious disease">Infectious diseases</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Mycosis" title="Mycosis">Mycoses</a> and <a href="/Mesomycetozoea" title="Mesomycetozoea">Mesomycetozoea</a> (B35-B49, 110-118)</span></th> </tr> <tr style="height:2px;"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";background:PowderBlue;;"><a href="/Mycosis" title="Mycosis">Superficial</a> and<br /> <a href="/Mycosis" title="Mycosis">cutaneous</a><br /> (<a href="/Dermatomycosis" title="Dermatomycosis">dermatomycosis</a>):<br /> <a href="/Tinea" title="Tinea">Tinea</a>=<a href="/Human_skin" title="Human skin">skin</a>;<br /> <a href="/Piedra" title="Piedra">Piedra</a> (<a href="/Exothrix" title="Exothrix">exothrix</a>/<a href="/Endothrix" title="Endothrix">endothrix</a>)=<a href="/Hair" title="Hair">hair</a></td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks navbox-subgroup" style="width:100%;;;;"> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: PowderBlue;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Ascomycota" title="Ascomycota">Ascomycota</a></div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks navbox-subgroup" style="width:100%;;;;"> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background:PowderBlue;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Dermatophyte" title="Dermatophyte">Dermatophyte</a><br /> (<a href="/Dermatophytosis" title="Dermatophytosis">Dermatophytosis</a>)</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks navbox-subgroup" style="width:100%;;;;"> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: PowderBlue;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">By location</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Tinea_barbae" title="Tinea barbae">Tinea barbae</a>/<a href="/Tinea_capitis" title="Tinea capitis">Tinea capitis</a> (<a href="/Kerion" title="Kerion">Kerion</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Tinea_corporis" title="Tinea corporis">Tinea corporis</a> (<a href="/Ringworm" title="Ringworm">Ringworm</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Tinea_cruris" title="Tinea cruris">Tinea cruris</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Tinea_manuum" title="Tinea manuum">Tinea manuum</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Tinea_pedis" title="Tinea pedis" class="mw-redirect">Tinea pedis (Athlete's foot)</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Onychomycosis" title="Onychomycosis">Tinea unguium/Onychomycosis</a></div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: PowderBlue;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">By organism</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><em><a href="/Epidermophyton_floccosum" title="Epidermophyton floccosum">Epidermophyton floccosum</a></em><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Microsporum_canis" title="Microsporum canis">Microsporum canis</a></em><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Microsporum_audouinii" title="Microsporum audouinii">Microsporum audouinii</a></em><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Trichophyton_interdigitale" title="Trichophyton interdigitale">Trichophyton interdigitale/mentagrophytes</a></em><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Trichophyton_tonsurans" title="Trichophyton tonsurans">Trichophyton tonsurans</a></em><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Trichophyton_schoenleini" title="Trichophyton schoenleini" class="mw-redirect">Trichophyton schoenleini</a></em><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Trichophyton_rubrum" title="Trichophyton rubrum">Trichophyton rubrum</a></em></div> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background:PowderBlue;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">Other</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><em><a href="/Hortaea_werneckii" title="Hortaea werneckii">Hortaea werneckii</a></em> (<a href="/Tinea_nigra" title="Tinea nigra">Tinea nigra</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Piedraia_hortae" title="Piedraia hortae">Piedraia hortae</a></em> (<a href="/Black_piedra" title="Black piedra">Black piedra</a>)</div> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: PowderBlue;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Basidiomycota" title="Basidiomycota">Basidiomycota</a></div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><em><a href="/Malassezia_furfur" title="Malassezia furfur" class="mw-redirect">Malassezia furfur</a></em> (<a href="/Tinea_versicolor" title="Tinea versicolor">Tinea versicolor</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Trichosporon_beigelii" title="Trichosporon beigelii">Trichosporon beigelii</a></em> (<a href="/White_piedra" title="White piedra">White piedra</a>)</div> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";background:PowderBlue;;"><a href="/Mycosis" title="Mycosis">Subcutaneous</a>,<br /> <a href="/Mycosis" title="Mycosis">systemic</a>,<br /> and <a href="/Mycosis" title="Mycosis">opportunistic</a></td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks navbox-subgroup" style="width:100%;;;;"> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: PowderBlue;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Ascomycota" title="Ascomycota">Ascomycota</a></div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks navbox-subgroup" style="width:100%;;;;"> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: PowderBlue;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Dimorphic_fungi" title="Dimorphic fungi">Dimorphic</a><br /> (yeast+mold)</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks navbox-subgroup" style="width:100%;;;;"> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: PowderBlue;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Onygenales" title="Onygenales">Onygenales</a></div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><em><a href="/Coccidioides_immitis" title="Coccidioides immitis">Coccidioides immitis</a>/<a href="/Coccidioides_posadasii" title="Coccidioides posadasii">Coccidioides posadasii</a></em> (<a href="/Coccidioidomycosis" title="Coccidioidomycosis">Coccidioidomycosis</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Histoplasma_capsulatum" title="Histoplasma capsulatum" class="mw-redirect">Histoplasma capsulatum</a></em> (<a href="/Histoplasmosis" title="Histoplasmosis">Histoplasmosis</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Lacazia_loboi" title="Lacazia loboi">Lacazia loboi</a></em> (<a href="/Lobo%27s_disease" title="Lobo's disease" class="mw-redirect">Lobo's disease</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Paracoccidioides_brasiliensis" title="Paracoccidioides brasiliensis">Paracoccidioides brasiliensis</a></em> (<a href="/Paracoccidioidomycosis" title="Paracoccidioidomycosis">Paracoccidioidomycosis</a>)</div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: PowderBlue;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">Other</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><em><a href="/Blastomyces_dermatitidis" title="Blastomyces dermatitidis" class="mw-redirect">Blastomyces dermatitidis</a></em> (<a href="/Blastomycosis" title="Blastomycosis">Blastomycosis</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Sporothrix_schenckii" title="Sporothrix schenckii">Sporothrix schenckii</a></em> (<a href="/Sporotrichosis" title="Sporotrichosis">Sporotrichosis</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Penicillium_marneffei" title="Penicillium marneffei">Penicillium marneffei</a></em> (<a href="/Penicilliosis" title="Penicilliosis">Penicilliosis</a>)</div> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: PowderBlue;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Yeast" title="Yeast">Yeast</a>-like</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><em><a href="/Candida_albicans" title="Candida albicans">Candida albicans</a></em> (<a href="/Candidiasis" title="Candidiasis">Candidiasis</a>, <a href="/Oral_candidiasis" title="Oral candidiasis">Oral</a>, <a href="/Esophageal_candidiasis" title="Esophageal candidiasis">Esophageal</a>, <a href="/Chronic_mucocutaneous_candidiasis" title="Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis">Chronic mucocutaneous</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Candida_glabrata" title="Candida glabrata">C. glabrata</a></em><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Candida_tropicalis" title="Candida tropicalis">C. tropicalis</a></em><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Candida_lusitaniae" title="Candida lusitaniae">C. lusitaniae</a></em><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Pneumocystis_jirovecii" title="Pneumocystis jirovecii">Pneumocystis jirovecii</a></em> (<a href="/Pneumocystosis" title="Pneumocystosis">Pneumocystosis</a>, <a href="/Pneumocystis_pneumonia" title="Pneumocystis pneumonia">Pneumocystis pneumonia</a>)</div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: PowderBlue;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Mold" title="Mold">Mold</a>-like</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><em><a href="/Aspergillus" title="Aspergillus">Aspergillus</a></em> (<a href="/Aspergillosis" title="Aspergillosis">Aspergillosis</a>, <a href="/Aspergilloma" title="Aspergilloma">Aspergilloma</a>, <a href="/Allergic_bronchopulmonary_aspergillosis" title="Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis">Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Exophiala_jeanselmei" title="Exophiala jeanselmei">Exophiala jeanselmei</a></em> (<a href="/Eumycetoma" title="Eumycetoma">Eumycetoma</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Fonsecaea_pedrosoi" title="Fonsecaea pedrosoi">Fonsecaea pedrosoi</a>/<a href="/Fonsecaea_compacta" title="Fonsecaea compacta">Fonsecaea compacta</a>/<a href="/Phialophora_verrucosa" title="Phialophora verrucosa">Phialophora verrucosa</a></em> (<a href="/Chromoblastomycosis" title="Chromoblastomycosis">Chromoblastomycosis</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Geotrichum_candidum" title="Geotrichum candidum">Geotrichum candidum</a></em> (<a href="/Geotrichosis" title="Geotrichosis">Geotrichosis</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Pseudallescheria_boydii" title="Pseudallescheria boydii">Pseudallescheria boydii</a></em> (<a href="/Allescheriasis" title="Allescheriasis" class="mw-redirect">Allescheriasis</a>)</div> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: PowderBlue;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Basidiomycota" title="Basidiomycota">Basidiomycota</a></div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><em><a href="/Cryptococcus_neoformans" title="Cryptococcus neoformans">Cryptococcus neoformans</a></em> (<a href="/Cryptococcosis" title="Cryptococcosis">Cryptococcosis</a>)</div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: PowderBlue;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Zygomycota" title="Zygomycota">Zygomycota</a><br /> (<a href="/Zygomycosis" title="Zygomycosis">Zygomycosis</a>)</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks navbox-subgroup" style="width:100%;;;;"> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: PowderBlue;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Mucorales" title="Mucorales">Mucorales</a><br /> (<a href="/Mucormycosis" title="Mucormycosis">Mucormycosis</a>)</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><em><a href="/Rhizopus_oryzae" title="Rhizopus oryzae">Rhizopus oryzae</a></em><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Mucor_indicus" title="Mucor indicus">Mucor indicus</a></em><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Absidia_corymbifera" title="Absidia corymbifera">Absidia corymbifera</a></em><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Syncephalastrum_racemosum" title="Syncephalastrum racemosum">Syncephalastrum racemosum</a></em></div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: PowderBlue;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Entomophthorales" title="Entomophthorales">Entomophthorales</a><br /> (<a href="/Entomophthoramycosis" title="Entomophthoramycosis">Entomophthoramycosis</a>)</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><em><a href="/Basidiobolus_ranarum" title="Basidiobolus ranarum">Basidiobolus ranarum</a></em> (<a href="/Basidiobolomycosis" title="Basidiobolomycosis">Basidiobolomycosis</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <em><a href="/Conidiobolus_coronatus" title="Conidiobolus coronatus">Conidiobolus coronatus</a>/<a href="/Conidiobolus_incongruus" title="Conidiobolus incongruus">Conidiobolus incongruus</a></em> (<a href="/Conidiobolomycosis" title="Conidiobolomycosis">Conidiobolomycosis</a>)</div> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: PowderBlue;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Microsporidia" title="Microsporidia">Microsporidia</a><br /> (<a href="/Microsporidiosis" title="Microsporidiosis">Microsporidiosis</a>)</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><em><a href="/Enterocytozoon_bieneusi" title="Enterocytozoon bieneusi">Enterocytozoon bieneusi</a>/<a href="/Encephalitozoon_intestinalis" title="Encephalitozoon intestinalis">Encephalitozoon intestinalis</a></em></div> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";background:PowderBlue;;"><a href="/Mesomycetozoea" title="Mesomycetozoea">Mesomycetozoea</a></td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><em><a href="/Rhinosporidium_seeberi" title="Rhinosporidium seeberi">Rhinosporidium seeberi</a></em> (<a href="/Rhinosporidiosis" title="Rhinosporidiosis">Rhinosporidiosis</a>)</div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px;"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-abovebelow" style=";background:#ADD8E6;" colspan="2"><em>see also drugs</em></td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table class="navbox" cellspacing="0" style="line-height: 1.3;;"> <tr> <td style="padding:2px;"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks collapsible collapsed" style="width:100%;background:transparent;color:inherit;;"> <tr> <th style=";background:Silver" colspan="2" class="navbox-title"><span class="" style="font-size:110%;">Diseases of the skin and appendages by morphology</span></th> </tr> <tr style="height:2px;"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";background-color: linen; text-align:left;;">Growths</td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks navbox-subgroup" style="width:100%;;;;"> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Epidermis_(skin)" title="Epidermis (skin)">Epidermal</a></div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Wart" title="Wart">wart</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Callus" title="Callus">callus</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Seborrheic_keratosis" title="Seborrheic keratosis">seborrheic keratosis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Acrochordon" title="Acrochordon">acrochordon</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Molluscum_contagiosum" title="Molluscum contagiosum">molluscum contagiosum</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Actinic_keratosis" title="Actinic keratosis">actinic keratosis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Squamous_cell_carcinoma" title="Squamous cell carcinoma">squamous cell carcinoma</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Basal_cell_carcinoma" title="Basal cell carcinoma">basal cell carcinoma</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Merkel_cell_cancer" title="Merkel cell cancer">merkel cell carcinoma</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Nevus_sebaceous" title="Nevus sebaceous">nevus sebaceous</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Trichoepithelioma" title="Trichoepithelioma">trichoepithelioma</a></div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">Pigmented</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Freckle" title="Freckle">Freckles</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Lentigo" title="Lentigo">lentigo</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Melasma" title="Melasma">melasma</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Nevus" title="Nevus">nevus</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Melanoma" title="Melanoma">melanoma</a></div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Dermis" title="Dermis">Dermal</a> and<br /> subcutaneous</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Epidermoid_cyst" title="Epidermoid cyst">epidermal inclusion cyst</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Hemangioma" title="Hemangioma">hemangioma</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Dermatofibroma" title="Dermatofibroma" class="mw-redirect">dermatofibroma</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Keloid" title="Keloid">keloid</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Lipoma" title="Lipoma">lipoma</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Neurofibroma" title="Neurofibroma">neurofibroma</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Xanthoma" title="Xanthoma">xanthoma</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Kaposi%27s_sarcoma" title="Kaposi's sarcoma">Kaposi's sarcoma</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Infantile_digital_fibromatosis" title="Infantile digital fibromatosis">infantile digital fibromatosis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Granular_cell_tumor" title="Granular cell tumor">granular cell tumor</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Leiomyoma" title="Leiomyoma">leiomyoma</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Lymphangioma_circumscriptum" title="Lymphangioma circumscriptum" class="mw-redirect">lymphangioma circumscriptum</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Myxoid_cyst" title="Myxoid cyst">myxoid cyst</a></div> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"><a href="/Rash" title="Rash">Rashes</a></td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks navbox-subgroup" style="width:100%;;;;"> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">With<br /> epidermal<br /> involvement</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks navbox-subgroup" style="width:100%;;;;"> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">Eczematous</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Contact_dermatitis" title="Contact dermatitis">contact dermatitis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Atopic_dermatitis" title="Atopic dermatitis">atopic dermatitis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Seborrhoeic_dermatitis" title="Seborrhoeic dermatitis">seborrheic dermatitis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Stasis_dermatitis" title="Stasis dermatitis">stasis dermatitis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Lichen_simplex_chronicus" title="Lichen simplex chronicus">lichen simplex chronicus</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Darier%27s_disease" title="Darier's disease">Darier's disease</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Glucagonoma_syndrome" title="Glucagonoma syndrome" class="mw-redirect">glucagonoma syndrome</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Langerhans_cell_histiocytosis" title="Langerhans cell histiocytosis">langerhans cell histiocytosis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Lichen_sclerosus" title="Lichen sclerosus">lichen sclerosus</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Pemphigus" title="Pemphigus">pemphigus foliaceus</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Wiskott-Aldrich_syndrome" title="Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome">Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Zinc_deficiency" title="Zinc deficiency">Zinc deficiency</a></div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Scale_(dermatology)" title="Scale (dermatology)" class="mw-redirect">Scaling</a></div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Psoriasis" title="Psoriasis">psoriasis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> tinea (<a href="/Tinea_corporis" title="Tinea corporis">corporis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Tinea_cruris" title="Tinea cruris">cruris</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Tinea_pedis" title="Tinea pedis" class="mw-redirect">pedis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Tinea_manuum" title="Tinea manuum">manuum</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Tinea_faciei" title="Tinea faciei">faciei</a>)<span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Pityriasis_rosea" title="Pityriasis rosea">pityriasis rosea</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Syphilis" title="Syphilis">secondary syphillis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Mycosis_fungoides" title="Mycosis fungoides">mycosis fungoides</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Systemic_lupus_erythematosus" title="Systemic lupus erythematosus">systemic lupus erythematosus</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Pityriasis_rubra_pilaris" title="Pityriasis rubra pilaris">pityriasis rubra pilaris</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Parapsoriasis" title="Parapsoriasis">parapsoriasis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Ichthyosis" title="Ichthyosis">ichthyosis</a></div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Blister" title="Blister">Blistering</a></div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Herpes_simplex" title="Herpes simplex">herpes simplex</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Herpes_zoster" title="Herpes zoster">herpes zoster</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Chickenpox" title="Chickenpox">varicella</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Impetigo" title="Impetigo">bullous impetigo</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Contact_dermatitis" title="Contact dermatitis">acute contact dermatitis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Pemphigus_vulgaris" title="Pemphigus vulgaris">pemphigus vulgaris</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Bullous_pemphigoid" title="Bullous pemphigoid">bullous pemphigoid</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Dermatitis_herpetiformis" title="Dermatitis herpetiformis">dermatitis herpetiformis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Porphyria_cutanea_tarda" title="Porphyria cutanea tarda">porphyria cutanea tarda</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Epidermolysis_bullosa_simplex" title="Epidermolysis bullosa simplex">epidermolysis bullosa simplex</a></div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Papule" title="Papule" class="mw-redirect">Papular</a></div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Scabies" title="Scabies">scabies</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Insect_bites_and_stings" title="Insect bites and stings">insect bite reactions</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Lichen_planus" title="Lichen planus">lichen planus</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Miliaria" title="Miliaria">miliaria</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Keratosis_pilaris" title="Keratosis pilaris">keratosis pilaris</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Lichen_spinulosus" title="Lichen spinulosus">lichen spinulosus</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Transient_acantholytic_dermatosis" title="Transient acantholytic dermatosis" class="mw-redirect">transient acantholytic dermatosis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Lichen_nitidus" title="Lichen nitidus">lichen nitidus</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Pityriasis_lichenoides_et_varioliformis_acuta" title="Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta">pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta</a></div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;"><a href="/Pustule" title="Pustule" class="mw-redirect">Pustular</a></div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Acne_vulgaris" title="Acne vulgaris">acne vulgaris</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Acne_rosacea" title="Acne rosacea" class="mw-redirect">acne rosacea</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Folliculitis" title="Folliculitis">folliculitis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Impetigo" title="Impetigo">impetigo</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Candidiasis" title="Candidiasis">candidiasis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Neisseria_gonorrhoeae" title="Neisseria gonorrhoeae">gonococcemia</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Dermatophyte" title="Dermatophyte">dermatophyte</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Coccidioidomycosis" title="Coccidioidomycosis">coccidioidomycosis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Subcorneal_pustular_dermatosis" title="Subcorneal pustular dermatosis">subcorneal pustular dermatosis</a></div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">Hypopigmented</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Tinea_versicolor" title="Tinea versicolor">tinea versicolor</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Vitiligo" title="Vitiligo">vitiligo</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Pityriasis_alba" title="Pityriasis alba">pityriasis alba</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Postinflammatory_hyperpigmentation" title="Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation">postinflammatory hyperpigmentation</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Tuberous_sclerosis" title="Tuberous sclerosis">tuberous sclerosis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Idiopathic_guttate_hypomelanosis" title="Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis">idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Leprosy" title="Leprosy">leprosy</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Mycosis_fungoides" title="Mycosis fungoides">hypopigmented mycosis fungoides</a></div> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">Without<br /> epidermal<br /> involvement</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks navbox-subgroup" style="width:100%;;;;"> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">Red</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks navbox-subgroup" style="width:100%;;;;"> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">Blanchable<br /> <a href="/Erythema" title="Erythema">Erythema</a></div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks navbox-subgroup" style="width:100%;;;;"> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">Generalized</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Drug_eruption" title="Drug eruption">drug eruptions</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Exanthem" title="Exanthem">viral exanthems</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Toxic_erythema" title="Toxic erythema" class="mw-redirect">toxic erythema</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Systemic_lupus_erythematosus" title="Systemic lupus erythematosus">systemic lupus erythematosus</a></div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">Localized</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Cellulitis" title="Cellulitis">cellulitis</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Abscess" title="Abscess">abscess</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Boil" title="Boil">boil</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Erythema_nodosum" title="Erythema nodosum">erythema nodosum</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Carcinoid_syndrome" title="Carcinoid syndrome">carcinoid syndrome</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Fixed_drug_eruption" title="Fixed drug eruption" class="mw-redirect">fixed drug eruption</a></div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">Specialized</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Urticaria" title="Urticaria">urticaria</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> erythema (<a href="/Erythema_multiforme" title="Erythema multiforme">multiforme</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Erythema_chronicum_migrans" title="Erythema chronicum migrans">migrans</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Erythema_gyratum_repens" title="Erythema gyratum repens">gyratum repens</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Erythema_annulare_centrifugum" title="Erythema annulare centrifugum">annulare centrifugum</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Erythema_ab_igne" title="Erythema ab igne">ab igne</a>)</div> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">Nonblanchable<br /> Purpura</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <table cellspacing="0" class="nowraplinks navbox-subgroup" style="width:100%;;;;"> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">Macular</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Thrombocytopenic_purpura" title="Thrombocytopenic purpura">thrombocytopenic purpura</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Actinic_purpura" title="Actinic purpura" class="mw-redirect">actinic purpura</a></div> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">Papular</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Disseminated_intravascular_coagulation" title="Disseminated intravascular coagulation">disseminated intravascular coagulation</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Vasculitis" title="Vasculitis">vasculitis</a></div> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";padding-left:0em;padding-right:0em;background-color: linen; text-align:left;;"> <div style="padding:0em 0.75em;">Indurated</div> </td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-even"> <div style="padding:0em 0.25em"><a href="/Scleroderma" title="Scleroderma">scleroderma</a>/<a href="/Morphea" title="Morphea">morphea</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Granuloma_annulare" title="Granuloma annulare">granuloma annulare</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Lichen_sclerosus" title="Lichen sclerosus">lichen sclerosis et atrophicus</a><span style="font-weight:bold;"> ·</span> <a href="/Necrobiosis_lipoidica" title="Necrobiosis lipoidica">necrobiosis lipoidica</a></div> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr style="height:2px"> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="navbox-group" style=";background-color: linen; text-align:left;;">Miscellaneous<br /> disorders</td> <td style="text-align:left;border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;;;" class="navbox-list navbox-odd"> 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It was named athlete's foot because it was common in people who play <a href="/Sport" title="Sport">sports</a> or do <a href="/Exercise" title="Exercise">exercise</a>. The infection can be spread to other areas of the <a href="/Body" title="Body">body</a>, such as the <a href="/Armpit" title="Armpit" class="mw-redirect">armpits</a>, <a href="/Knee" title="Knee">knees</a> and <a href="/Elbow" title="Elbow">elbows</a>. </p> <a name="Symptoms" id="Symptoms"></a><h2> <span class="mw-headline"> Symptoms </span></h2> <p> Athlete's foot causes scaling, flaking, itching, blisters and cracked <a href="/Skin" title="Skin">skin</a>. It can be cured by using <a href="/Antibiotics" title="Antibiotics">antibiotics</a>.<sup id="cite_ref-pmid12895184_0-0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-pmid12895184-0" title="">[1]</a></sup><sup id="cite_ref-Gupta1999_1-0" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-Gupta1999-1" title="">[2]</a></sup> </p> <a name="References" id="References"></a><h2> <span class="mw-headline"> References </span></h2> <div class="references-small"> <ol class="references"><li id="cite_note-pmid12895184-0"><a href="#cite_ref-pmid12895184_0-0" title="">↑</a> <span class="citation Journal">Gupta AK, Skinner AR, Cooper EA (2003). [<strong class="error">Expression error: Unexpected < operator</strong> "Interdigital tinea pedis (dermatophytosis simplex and complex) and treatment with ciclopirox 0.77% gel"]. <i>Int. J. Dermatol.</i> <b>42</b> (Suppl 1): 23–7. <a href="/PubMed_Identifier" title="PubMed Identifier">PMID</a> <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12895184" class="external text" title="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12895184" rel="nofollow">12895184</a>.</span><span class="Z3988" title="ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info%3Aofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Ajournal&rft.genre=article&rft.atitle=Interdigital+tinea+pedis+%28dermatophytosis+simplex+and+complex%29+and+treatment+with+ciclopirox+0.77%25+gel&rft.jtitle=Int.+J.+Dermatol.&rft.aulast=Gupta+AK%2C+Skinner+AR%2C+Cooper+EA&rft.au=Gupta+AK%2C+Skinner+AR%2C+Cooper+EA&rft.date=2003&rft.volume=42&rft.issue=Suppl+1&rft.pages=23%E2%80%937&rft_id=info:pmid/12895184&rfr_id=info:sid/en.wikipedia.org:Athlete%27s_foot"><span style="display: none;"> </span></span></li> <li id="cite_note-Gupta1999-1"><a href="#cite_ref-Gupta1999_1-0" title="">↑</a> <span class="citation Journal">Guttman, C (2003). [<strong class="error">Expression error: Unexpected < operator</strong> "Secondary bacterial infection often accompanies interdigital tinea pedis"]. <i>Dermatol Times</i> <b>4</b>: S12. <a href="/Digital_object_identifier" title="Digital object identifier">doi</a>:<a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1046%2Fj.1365-4362.42.s1.1.x" class="external text" title="http://dx.doi.org/10.1046%2Fj.1365-4362.42.s1.1.x" rel="nofollow">10.1046/j.1365-4362.42.s1.1.x</a>.</span><span class="Z3988" title="ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info%3Aofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Ajournal&rft.genre=article&rft.atitle=Secondary+bacterial+infection+often+accompanies+interdigital+tinea+pedis&rft.jtitle=Dermatol+Times&rft.aulast=Guttman&rft.aufirst=C&rft.au=Guttman%2C%26%2332%3BC&rft.date=2003&rft.volume=4&rft.pages=S12&rft_id=info:doi/10.1046%2Fj.1365-4362.42.s1.1.x&rfr_id=info:sid/en.wikipedia.org:Athlete%27s_foot"><span style="display: none;"> </span></span></li></ol></div> <div class="notice metadata plainlinks" id="stub"><a href="/index.php?title=Special:Upload&wpDestFile=Wiki_letter_w.svg" class="new" title="File:Wiki letter w.svg"></a> <i>This <a href="/Category:Stubs" title="Category:Stubs">short article</a> can be made longer. 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Urine: Your own perfect medicine</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/tick-green-8x11.gif" align="bottom" title = "This page is marked authoritative because it has been included for <B>60%</B> of the life of the Wikipedia article."> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/Mar2003/1048960363.Me.r.html" title="However, there i<B>s</B> quite a <B>s</B>ub<B>s</B>tantial number of <B>s</B>tudie<B>s</B> (viewable by clicking here) that demon<B>s</B>trate the u<B>s</B>efulne<B>s</B><B>s</B> of concentrated urea in <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> cream<B>s</B>.<br><br><A HREF=http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/Mar2003/1048960363.Me.r.html>http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/Mar2003/1048960363.Me.r.html</A>">Re: Peeing in the shower reduces foot fungus. True or false. Why?</a> - Re: Peeing in the shower reduces foot fungus. True or false. Why?</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.feetforlife.org" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Diabete<B>s</B> i<B>s</B> the theme for the 2009 Feet for Life Month and the campaign feature<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> health advice on caring for the diabetic <B>foot</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>The<B>s</B>e include heart di<B>s</B>ea<B>s</B>e, kidney failure, eye damage, and, of cour<B>s</B>e, complication<B>s</B> of the <B>foot</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Over £1/2 billion a year <B>s</B>pent on diabetic <B>foot</B> care and amputation</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.feetforlife.org>http://www.feetforlife.org</A>">Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists</a> - Feet For Life - The Website for the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.aafp.org/afp/20010901/791.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>A variety of product<B>s</B> are available over-the-counter for the treatment of common <B>foot</B> problem<B>s</B>, <B>s</B>uch a<B>s</B> <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>, onychomyco<B>s</B>i<B>s</B>, <B>foot</B> pain, corn<B>s</B>, wart<B>s</B> and bunion<B>s</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Tinea pedi<B>s</B>, generally known a<B>s</B> <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>, i<B>s</B> a fungal infection of the <B>s</B>kin of the <B>foot</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>The antifungal<B>s</B> tolnaftate and miconazole are al<B>s</B>o marketed in <B>s</B>pray form for the prevention of <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.aafp.org/afp/20010901/791.html>http://www.aafp.org/afp/20010901/791.html</A>">Over-the-counter foot remedies</a> - Over-the-Counter Foot Remedies - September 1, 2001 - American Family Physician</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.dermnetnz.org/fungal/athletes-foot.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>Athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> i<B>s</B> the term u<B>s</B>ed for a common di<B>s</B>order affecting the <B>s</B>kin between the toe<B>s</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> can be due to one factor or a combination of factor<B>s</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> i<B>s</B> more common in tho<B>s</B>e who participate in <B>s</B>port<B>s</B> becau<B>s</B>e:</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.dermnetnz.org/fungal/athletes-foot.html>http://www.dermnetnz.org/fungal/athletes-foot.html</A>">Athlete's Foot Article</a> - Athletes foot. DermNet NZ</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.clinicalmolecularallergy.com/content/2/1/5" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Tinea pedi<B>s</B>, al<B>s</B>o known a<B>s</B> <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>, i<B>s</B> a chronic fungal infection of the feet and i<B>s</B> the focu<B>s</B> of thi<B>s</B> review.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Of the 20 patient<B>s</B> with <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>, all had gram-po<B>s</B>itive bacteria i<B>s</B>olated from their ip<B>s</B>ilateral interdigital web <B>s</B>pace, and 85% (17 of the 20 ca<B>s</B>e<B>s</B>) of the<B>s</B>e had β-hemolytic <B>s</B>treptococci pre<B>s</B>ent.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>They conclude, but do not prove, that <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> may be a common entry point for bacteria that cau<B>s</B>e celluliti<B>s</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.clinicalmolecularallergy.com/content/2/1/5>http://www.clinicalmolecularallergy.com/content/2/1/5</A>">Dermatology for the practicing allergist: Tinea pedis and its complications</a> - Clinical and Molecular Allergy | Full text | Dermatology for the practicing allergist: Tinea pedis and its complications</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/Athletes-Foot-Cause" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>Athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> (tinea pedi<B>s</B>) i<B>s</B> a fungal infection of the <B>s</B>kin of the <B>foot</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Mo<B>s</B>t <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> i<B>s</B> cau<B>s</B>ed by one of two type<B>s</B> of fungu<B>s</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> i<B>s</B> ea<B>s</B>ily <B>s</B>pread (contagiou<B>s</B>)-you can get it by touching the affected area of a per<B>s</B>on who ha<B>s</B> it.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/Athletes-Foot-Cause>http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/Athletes-Foot-Cause</A>">Causes of athlete's foot</a> - Athlete's Foot-Cause</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/athletes-foot/DS00317" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>Athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> i<B>s</B> a fungal infection that develop<B>s</B> in the moi<B>s</B>t area<B>s</B> between your toe<B>s</B> and <B>s</B>ometime<B>s</B> on other part<B>s</B> of your <B>foot</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> u<B>s</B>ually cau<B>s</B>e<B>s</B> itching, <B>s</B>tinging and burning.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Al<B>s</B>o called tinea pedi<B>s</B>, <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> i<B>s</B> clo<B>s</B>ely related to other fungal infection<B>s</B> with <B>s</B>imilar name<B>s</B>, which include:</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/athletes-foot/DS00317>http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/athletes-foot/DS00317</A>">Athlete's Foot Article</a> - Athlete's foot - MayoClinic.com</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/Athletes-Foot-What-Increases-Your-Risk" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>Athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> i<B>s</B> ea<B>s</B>ily <B>s</B>pread (contagiou<B>s</B>)-you can get it by touching the affected area of a per<B>s</B>on who ha<B>s</B> it.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Although <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> i<B>s</B> contagiou<B>s</B>, <B>s</B>ome people are more likely to get it (<B>s</B>u<B>s</B>ceptible) than other<B>s</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>After you have had <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>, you are more likely to get it again.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/Athletes-Foot-What-Increases-Your-Risk>http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/Athletes-Foot-What-Increases-Your-Risk</A>">Athlete's Foot-What Increases Your Risk</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/Athletes-Foot-Topic-Overview" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>There are three main type<B>s</B> of <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>S</B>ome people are more likely than other<B>s</B> to get <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>After you have had <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>, you are more likely to get it again.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/Athletes-Foot-Topic-Overview>http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/Athletes-Foot-Topic-Overview</A>">Athlete's Foot Article</a> - Athlete's Foot-Topic Overview</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://ijdvl.com/article.asp?issn=0378-6323;year=2003;volume=69;issue=6;spage=421;epage=422;aulast=Shah" title="Thi<B>s</B> u<B>s</B>e require<B>s</B> a high concentration of urea, up to 40%, and extended expo<B>s</B>ure. Urea it<B>s</B>elf without the pre<B>s</B>ence of an additional<br><br><A HREF=http://ijdvl.com/article.asp?issn=0378-6323;year=2003;volume=69;issue=6;spage=421;epage=422;aulast=Shah>http://ijdvl.com/article.asp?issn=0378-6323;year=2003;volume=69;issue=6;spage=421;epage=422;aulast=Shah</A>">Urea ointment (40%)</a> - Urea ointment (40%) Shah MK - Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.health.harvard.edu/special_health_reports/Foot_Care_Basics.htm" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>Foot</B> Care Ba<B>s</B>ic<B>s</B>: Preventing and treating common <B>foot</B> condition<B>s</B></TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>If <B>s</B>o, you are among the three out of four American<B>s</B> who will <B>s</B>uffer <B>s</B>ome kind of <B>foot</B> ailment in their lifetime<B>s</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>There are at lea<B>s</B>t 300 different type<B>s</B> of <B>foot</B> problem<B>s</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.health.harvard.edu/special_health_reports/Foot_Care_Basics.htm>http://www.health.harvard.edu/special_health_reports/Foot_Care_Basics.htm</A>">Foot Care Basics</a> - Foot Care Basics: Preventing and Treating Common Foot Conditions - Harvard Health Publications</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.healthline.com/adamcontent/athletes-foot" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>Athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> i<B>s</B> an infection of the feet cau<B>s</B>ed by fungu<B>s</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> may la<B>s</B>t for a <B>s</B>hort or long time and may come back after treatment.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> occur<B>s</B> when a particular type of fungu<B>s</B> grow<B>s</B> and multiplie<B>s</B> in your feet (e<B>s</B>pecially between your toe<B>s</B>) or, le<B>s</B><B>s</B> commonly, your hand<B>s</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.healthline.com/adamcontent/athletes-foot>http://www.healthline.com/adamcontent/athletes-foot</A>">Athlete's Foot Article</a> - Athlete's foot Information on Healthline</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.skincell.org" title=".''<B>S</B>kinCell International Forum ha<B>s</B> been e<B>s</B>tabli<B>s</B>hed with the intention of bringing together <B>s</B>kin di<B>s</B>order <B>s</B>ufferer<B>s</B>, their friend<B>s</B> or family in a relaxed, light-hearted and <B>s</B>upportive environment.''<br><br><A HREF=http://www.skincell.org>http://www.skincell.org</A>">Skincell International Forum</a> - SkinCell International Forum for Skin Disorders</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec18/ch212/ch212b.html?qt=athlete's%20foot&alt=sh" title="The<B>s</B>e <B>s</B>earch term<B>s</B> have been highlighted <B>athlete</B><B>s</B> <B>foot</B><br><br><A HREF=http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec18/ch212/ch212b.html?qt=athlete's%20foot&alt=sh>http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec18/ch212/ch212b.html?qt=athlete's%20foot&alt=sh</A>">Ringworm and Athlete's Foot Article</a> - Candidiasis: Fungal Skin Infections: Merck Manual Home Edition</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.medicinenet.com/athletes_foot/article.htm" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>Athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>, medically known a<B>s</B> tinea pedi<B>s</B>, i<B>s</B> a fungal infection of the <B>s</B>kin of the feet.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>De<B>s</B>pite it<B>s</B> name, <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> can affect anyone and i<B>s</B> not re<B>s</B>tricted to tho<B>s</B>e who play <B>s</B>port<B>s</B> or participate in phy<B>s</B>ical exerci<B>s</B>e.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>It i<B>s</B> e<B>s</B>timated that up to 70% of the population will have <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> at <B>s</B>ome time in their live<B>s</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.medicinenet.com/athletes_foot/article.htm>http://www.medicinenet.com/athletes_foot/article.htm</A>">Athlete's Foot Article</a> - Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis) Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Prevention on MedicineNet.com</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.globalskinatlas.com/index.cfm" title=". Type "tinea pedi<B>s</B>" in <B>s</B>earch engine.<br><br><A HREF=http://www.globalskinatlas.com/index.cfm>http://www.globalskinatlas.com/index.cfm</A>">Global Skin Atlas</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.apma.org/s_apma/doc.asp?CID=371&DID=9386" title="<A HREF=http://www.apma.org/s_apma/doc.asp?CID=371&DID=9386>http://www.apma.org/s_apma/doc.asp?CID=371&DID=9386</A>">Athlete's Foot Article</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://dermatlas.med.jhmi.edu/derm/result.cfm?Diagnosis=179" title="Thi<B>s</B> adole<B>s</B>cent girl with chronic tinea pedi<B>s</B> developed painful cru<B>s</B>ting and maceration of <B>s</B>everal toe web <B>s</B>pace<B>s</B> and a<B>s</B>cending celluliti<B>s</B> on the dor<B>s</B>um of the <B>foot</B>.<br><br><A HREF=http://dermatlas.med.jhmi.edu/derm/result.cfm?Diagnosis=179>http://dermatlas.med.jhmi.edu/derm/result.cfm?Diagnosis=179</A>">Photos of Tinea Pedis</a> - DermAtlas: Online Dermatology Image Library dermatology image,tinea pedis,onychomycosis,tinea manum,Gram negative infection,toe web infection,cellulitis</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://health.msn.com/centers/skincare/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100069342" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>There are three main type<B>s</B> of <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>S</B>ome people are more likely than other<B>s</B> to get <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>After you have had <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>, you are more likely to get it again.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://health.msn.com/centers/skincare/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100069342>http://health.msn.com/centers/skincare/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100069342</A>">Athlete's Foot Article</a> - Athlete's Foot - Topic Overview - MSN Health & Fitness - Skin and Hair</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.apma.org" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Get the late<B>s</B>t information on <B>foot</B> health through <B>s</B>everal APMA <B>s</B>ocial media <B>s</B>ite<B>s</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Get advice and tip<B>s</B> on a variety of <B>foot</B> health-related topic<B>s</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>A new APMA <B>s</B>tudy look<B>s</B> to better under<B>s</B>tand <B>foot</B> orthotic<B>s</B>, and their <B>s</B>ucce<B>s</B><B>s</B> rate<B>s</B> for treating heel pain.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.apma.org>http://www.apma.org</A>">American Podiatric Medical Association</a> - American Podiatric Medical Association</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.aad.org/default.htm" title="<A HREF=http://www.aad.org/default.htm>http://www.aad.org/default.htm</A>">American Academy of Dermatology</a> - The American Academy of Dermatology</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.doctorfungus.org/mycoses/human/other/TineaCorporis_Cruris_Pedis.htm#Pedis" title="Tinea pedi<B>s</B>,Tinea manuum, and Tinea cruri<B>s</B> refer to Tinea corpori<B>s</B> that i<B>s</B> limited to the <B>foot</B>, hand, and groin, re<B>s</B>pectively.<br><br><A HREF=http://www.doctorfungus.org/mycoses/human/other/TineaCorporis_Cruris_Pedis.htm#Pedis>http://www.doctorfungus.org/mycoses/human/other/TineaCorporis_Cruris_Pedis.htm#Pedis</A>">Athlete's Foot Article</a> - Tinea corporis, Tinea cruris, and Tinea pedis</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/eccmid14/abstract.asp?id=14160" title="European <B>S</B>ociety of clinical Microbiology and Infectiou<B>s</B> Di<B>s</B>ea<B>s</B>e<B>s</B><br><br><A HREF=http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/eccmid14/abstract.asp?id=14160>http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/eccmid14/abstract.asp?id=14160</A>">The effect of onion extract on ultrastructure of Trichophyton mentagrophytes and T. rubrum -- Abstract number: 902_p517</a> - European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD001434/frame.html" title="<A HREF=http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD001434/frame.html>http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD001434/frame.html</A>">Topical treatments for fungal infections of the skin and nails of the foot</a> - Topical treatments for fungal infections of the skin and nails of the foot.</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.healthscout.com/news/68/535172/main.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Re<B>s</B>earcher<B>s</B> u<B>s</B>ed advanced molecular biology technique<B>s</B> to te<B>s</B>t the member<B>s</B> of 57 familie<B>s</B> and concluded that toenail fungu<B>s</B> and <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> can infect people living in the <B>s</B>ame hou<B>s</B>ehold.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>While it'<B>s</B> long been believed that toenail fungu<B>s</B> and <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> can <B>s</B>pread from per<B>s</B>on to per<B>s</B>on, there'<B>s</B> been a lack of <B>s</B>cientific evidence to <B>s</B>upport thi<B>s</B> notion, according to the re<B>s</B>earcher<B>s</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.healthscout.com/news/68/535172/main.html>http://www.healthscout.com/news/68/535172/main.html</A>">Athlete's Foot, Toe Fungus a Family Affair</a> - USA Today-Consumer Health News, Information and Resources Updated Daily-Arthritis-Athlete's Foot, Toe Fungus a Family Affair</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.dermatophytes.reviberoammicol.com/p148158.pdf" title="<A HREF=http://www.dermatophytes.reviberoammicol.com/p148158.pdf>http://www.dermatophytes.reviberoammicol.com/p148158.pdf</A>">Trends in the treatment of dermatophytosis</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD003584/frame.html" title="<A HREF=http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD003584/frame.html>http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD003584/frame.html</A>">Oral treatments for fungal infections of the skin of the foot.</a> - Oral treatments for fungal infections of the skin of the foot.</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.theveterinarian.com.au/clinicalreview/article294.asp" title="<A HREF=http://www.theveterinarian.com.au/clinicalreview/article294.asp>http://www.theveterinarian.com.au/clinicalreview/article294.asp</A>">Treating Ringworm in the cat</a> - Veterinarian - Treating Ringworm in the cat</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.aafp.org/afp/20020515/2095.html" title="Tinea pedi<B>s</B>, or <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>, i<B>s</B> the mo<B>s</B>t common dermatophyte infection (Figure 2).<br><br><A HREF=http://www.aafp.org/afp/20020515/2095.html>http://www.aafp.org/afp/20020515/2095.html</A>">Topical treatment of common superficial tinea infections</a> - Topical Treatment of Common Superficial Tinea Infections- May 15, 2002 - American Family Physician</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.mothernature.com/Library/Bookshelf/Books/47/7.cfm" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD><B>Athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> i<B>s</B> cau<B>s</B>ed by an organi<B>s</B>m that live<B>s</B> on the <B>s</B>kin and breed<B>s</B> be<B>s</B>t under warm, moi<B>s</B>t condition<B>s</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>According to Thoma<B>s</B> Goodman, Jr., M.D., that ra<B>s</B>h probably i<B>s</B>n't <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> if:</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD><B>Athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> can come on <B>s</B>uddenly and be accompanied by cracked <B>s</B>kin, oozing bli<B>s</B>ter<B>s</B>, and an intermittent burning <B>s</B>en<B>s</B>ation, <B>s</B>ay<B>s</B> Frederick Ha<B>s</B><B>s</B>, M.D., a general practitioner in <B>S</B>an Rafael, California.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.mothernature.com/Library/Bookshelf/Books/47/7.cfm>http://www.mothernature.com/Library/Bookshelf/Books/47/7.cfm</A>">The Doctors Book of Home Remedies Athletes Foot</a></td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg19125602.400-water-cure.html" title="Ringworm fungi can be picked up from floor<B>s</B> or clothing, and can live anywhere on your <B>s</B>kin, but without <B>s</B>uitable condition<B>s</B> - the warm, moi<B>s</B>t environment of a <B>s</B>weaty <B>s</B>ocked <B>foot</B> i<B>s</B> ideal - they will not cau<B>s</B>e a noticeable infection.<br><br><A HREF=http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg19125602.400-water-cure.html>http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg19125602.400-water-cure.html</A>">Water cure</a> - Water cure - 15 July 2006 - New Scientist</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.straightdope.com/columns/070330.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>Can urinating on your feet in the <B>s</B>hower cure <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>?</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>I have long held a<B>s</B> "common <B>s</B>en<B>s</B>e" that peeing in the <B>s</B>hower can actually tame (if not cure) common problem<B>s</B> like <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> and other <B>s</B>kin fungi.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>A<B>s</B> for urine'<B>s</B> medicinal propertie<B>s</B>, let'<B>s</B> put it thi<B>s</B> way: the mo<B>s</B>t reputable <B>s</B>cientific proponent of pee a<B>s</B> a cure for <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> i<B>s</B> Madonna (Letterman <B>s</B>how, 1994).</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.straightdope.com/columns/070330.html>http://www.straightdope.com/columns/070330.html</A>">Can urinating on your feet in the shower cure athlete's foot?</a> - The Straight Dope: Can urinating on your feet in the shower cure athlete's foot?</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.aafp.org" title="<A HREF=http://www.aafp.org>http://www.aafp.org</A>">American Family Physician journal website</a> - Home Page -- American Academy of Family Physicians</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> <span class="fragment"> <div id="external_links_revision_history_fragments"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tr><td valign="top" nowrap bgcolor="white"><nobr><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/spacer.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"><img src="images/external_links_revision_history/square2-8x11.gif" align="bottom" width="8" height="11"> </nobr></td><td><a href="http://www.rmbarry.com/research/fungus-tea-tree-oil.html" title="<TABLE STYLE='font-size: 12;'><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>•</TD><TD>They al<B>s</B>o cau<B>s</B>e di<B>s</B>ea<B>s</B>e<B>s</B> <B>s</B>uch a<B>s</B>: <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>, jock itch, <B>s</B>having ra<B>s</B>h, nail infection<B>s</B>, ringworm, dandruff, and <B>s</B>elected re<B>s</B>piratory infection<B>s</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Tinea Pedi<B>s</B> or <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B> i<B>s</B> a fungal infection of the feet, characteri<B>s</B>tically growing between the toe<B>s</B>.</TD></TR><TR><TD VALIGN='TOP'>&bull</TD><TD>Whole Health MD recommend<B>s</B> a tea tree oil <B>foot</B> bath for the treatment of <B>athlete</B>'<B>s</B> <B>foot</B>.</TD></TR></TABLE><BR><A HREF=http://www.rmbarry.com/research/fungus-tea-tree-oil.html>http://www.rmbarry.com/research/fungus-tea-tree-oil.html</A>">Melaleuca Oil Treatment of Athletes Foot</a> - Tree Oil - Natural Anti Fungal Medicine</td></tr></table> </div> </span><br/> </div> <div class="section-delimeter"></div> <div class="section" id="related_topics"> <h1 class="section-title"> <a name="related_topics">Related topics</a> </h1> <span class="core-uptodate">Up to date as of August 19, 2010</span> <ul> <span class="fragment"> <li> <a href="/Onychomycosis">Onychomycosis</a> </li> </span> <span class="fragment"> <li> <a href="/Candidiasis">Candidiasis</a> </li> </span> <span class="fragment"> <li> <a href="/Tinea_capitis">Tinea capitis</a> </li> </span> <span class="fragment"> <li> <a href="/Tinea_versicolor">Tinea versicolor</a> </li> </span> <span class="fragment"> <li> <a href="/Tinea_cruris">Tinea cruris</a> </li> </span> <span class="fragment"> <li> <a href="/Coccidioidomycosis">Coccidioidomycosis</a> </li> </span> <span class="fragment"> <li> <a href="/Histoplasmosis">Histoplasmosis</a> </li> </span> <span class="fragment"> <li> <a href="/Oral_candidiasis">Oral candidiasis</a> </li> </span> <span class="fragment"> <li> <a href="/Tinea_corporis">Tinea corporis</a> </li> </span> <span class="fragment"> <li> <a href="/Dermatophyte">Dermatophyte</a> </li> </span> </ul> </div> <div class="section-delimeter"></div></div> </div> <br/><br/><br/> <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript"><!-- function checkEmail(myForm) { if (/^\w+([\.-]?\w+)*@\w+([\.-]?\w+)*(\.\w{2,3})+$/.test(myForm.str_email.value)){ return (true); } alert("Invalid E-mail Address! 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