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General Dermatology

General Dermatology

Foot Mushroom (Tinea Pedis)

Tinea Pedis (athlete's foot); It is the superficial infection of the feet with fungi called Dermatophytes. It is a disease usually seen in men after adolescence.

What are the symptoms of Foot fungus (Tinea Pedis)?

Dry, white colored crusting, thickening, cracking and especially 4.-5. The moist appearance between the toes is prominent. Itching can be very severe and may be accompanied by bad smell. Between people abilir de Mayisiz im bazen called toe in the settlement between the dry peels and sometimes can occur in the cheese-white appearance.

Is athlete's foot infectious?

Fungal infections are contagious; it can be transmitted from one part of the body to another, from things, or from humans to humans, from animals to humans. The contamination can be directly through the foot by friction, or it can be transmitted from public items such as slippers, socks, shoes, towels, or public areas such as baths, baths, beach, baths, changing rooms and gyms. Contamination of the toenails is mostly through common items which can also cause nail clippers and nail damage. Moisture provides the optimal environment for the growth of the fungus.

What are the ways to prevent foot fungus?

You can be protected from foot fungus by following some simple rules. Wash your feet every day and dry them particularly well, especially in hot months, avoid tight shoes and socks, wear sweat-absorbing cotton socks, change socks on a daily basis or more frequently if wet. In summer, use powdered powder against mushrooms in shoes. Do not share your nail scissors, slippers, socks and foot towels with anyone. Cut your nails regularly, you should not use your worn shoes because they often contain many infectious microorganisms, or use them after treatment with disinfectants or antifungal powders. Note the cleanliness of the swimming pool you are using.

What is the treatment of foot fungus?

The treatment will be much easier and more effective if applied properly as recommended by your dermatologist. Depending on the severity of the disease, it is recommended to treat with tablets taken by mouth or by mouth. Regular treatment for at least one month will be required for the scalp. Adherence to prevention measures as well as treatment will have a positive effect on the success of the treatment and it is very important to prevent infection and recurrence.