Discovering The Cause Of Athletes Foot

Discovering The Cause Of Athletes Foot

by Linda Ricker
     
 
Discovering The Causes of Athletes Foot

“Tinea pedis” or popularly known as athlete’s foot is a common a fungal infection of the skin of the foot—normally found between the toes—caused by parasitic fungi called “trichophyton”.

This skin condition is considered common to people ages 15 and above.

Overview

Discovering The Causes of Athletes Foot

“Tinea pedis” or popularly known as athlete’s foot is a common a fungal infection of the skin of the foot—normally found between the toes—caused by parasitic fungi called “trichophyton”.

This skin condition is considered common to people ages 15 and above. Although some symptoms may occur to children 12 years and below, experts say that these are not serious indications of athlete’s foot but skin allergy or any other skin condition.

Knowing The Causes

Statistics show that almost 70 to 80 percent of the world’s population has experienced athlete’s foot at one point of their lives. This is because it can easily be acquired by direct contact with the things or person who has been infected with the fungi.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012942579
Publisher:
Linda Ricker
Publication date:
06/10/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
418 KB

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