Athlete’s foot occurs when fungus grows on the feet. The fungus thrives in warm, moist environments. It’s commonly found in showers, on locker room floors, and around swimming pools. Excessive sweating may also be a cause.
The symptoms of itching, stinging, burning, cracking, raw skin, toe nail issues can be treated with topical or oral medications. Athlete’s Foot is not serious but for those with diabetes or a compromised immune, a treatment plan should be adopted as soon as possible.