Tips to Prevent Fungus Problems

Keep socks and footwear clean and dry. Wash feet frequently with soap and water, then be sure to dry them thoroughly; powdering the feet and between the toes after showering and drying can help keep moisture at bay. Wear cotton socks and change them several times a day if feet are sweaty or moist. Wear…

Posted on September 9, 2014

Fungal Nails

Fungal infections can develop underneath the toenail surface, often as a result of other fungal foot infections. Fungal nails, or onychomycosis, can be harder to treat than other foot fungi, such as athlete’s foot; they can be accompanied by bacterial and/ or yeast infections that affect the nail plate as a result of the fungal…

Posted on September 9, 2014

Foot Odor and Smelly Feet

Fungal problems can cause foot odor and smelly feet. Since the feet are frequently exposed to moisture due to sweating and wet weather conditions, fungal infections are common. Chronic foot odor can signal an infection or heavy perspiration or sweating of the feet. Fungal infections like athlete’s foot can be prevented by the following suggestions:…

Posted on September 9, 2014

Common Fungal Problems

Fungal problems can develop on the feet in areas such as between the toes, on the sole of the foot, and on the toenails. Since the feet are frequently exposed to moisture due to sweating and wet weather conditions, fungal infections are common. Fungi flourish in warm, dark, and moist environments, making the feet the…

Posted on September 9, 2014

Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot is a common foot fungus that spreads easily in public places such as indoor and outdoor swimming pools, locker rooms, and showers, as these are moist conditions where people usually walk barefoot. The symptoms of athlete’s foot are itchy, burning feet with scaling and redness between the toes. Eventually, the inflammation can become…

Posted on September 9, 2014