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Athletes Foot - For Information Purposes Only

Athlete's foot is a rash caused by a fungus that usually appears between the toes.

The affected skin may be itchy, red, scaly, dry, cracked or blistered. It's not usually serious, but should be treated to stop it spreading to other parts of the body or other people.


The medical name for athlete's foot is tinea pedis.


Information from NHS Choices, available online at (Accessed 16/02/2017)

There are many different treatments available from the pharmacist to treat athletes foot.  GPs can also prescribe medications.  

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