If you take an over-the-counter athletes foot treatment, it will usually work, however, it does not help to nourish and heal the skin that has been afflicted with the fungus. That’s why it is recommended that you use this athletes foot home remedy mixture that’s made up of two essential oils, which helps to kill [...]
What is Athlete’s Foot?
Athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) is a form of ringworm occurring between the toes in which the skin softens, turns white, and tends to peel and flake. Blisters and cracks appear. Secondary infection is common, resulting in the formation of ulcers and pus with itching and burning. Probably the most common infection of the skin, it is quite contagious and is spread from contaminated shoes, showers (especially public), and areas surrounding swimming pools. The hands may be affected in two ways:
1) Painless blisters develop on both hands as an allergic response to toxins produced by the infection in the feet (carried in the blood to the hands — dermatophytid reaction).
2) Scaling of one hand (2 feet, 1 hand disease), which is also affected by the fungus.
Natural athlete’s foot treatments
Wash your feet daily (or more often than you normally do), dry thoroughly between the toes, use an antifungal powder (antifungal creams tend to keep the skin moist), use absorbent socks, and, whenever possible, wear sandals and air your feet. Should the problem continue, see your physician for systematic medicine.
Athletes foot does not show favoritism. It has no problem afflicting the guy that sits and watch television all day to the athletic guy that plays sports all day long. Athletes foot is also known as tinea pedis and it is a fungal infection, which causes inflammation, blisters, itching, burning, and scaling of the feet [...]