What Is Athlete's Foot?

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Athlete's foot, also called tinea pedis, is a contagious fungal infection, which affects the skin on the feet. The reason why it is called athlete's foot is that it's commonly seen in athletes. It not only affects the skin on the feet, but also spreads to the toenails and the hands. It is not a serious infection, but sometimes it's hard to cure.
Treatment for athletes foot
What is a cure for Athlete's foot?
Can athletes foot stay in your shoes and reinfect you
That is possible. Therefore, it is recommended that the shoes be completely washed and bathed in the sun to get rid of the fungus.