Athletes foot is among the most common infections that affect peoples feet. It
Athletes foot is among the most common infections that affect peoples feet. It is caused by a type of fungi known as dermatophytes (Gupta et al. 2018). Notably this fungal infection is contagious and can spread to different parts of a persons foot. It mostly affects athletes because the fungus thrives in warm and moist places such as shoes or public amenities like showers. Some of the symptoms of Athletes foot include itching on the affected area blisters redness and skin discoloration. If affected it is recommended that one should visit a doctor because the fungus may sometimes be difficult to cure. Prescription for treatment involves over-the-counter antifungal medication.