Tinea Pedis (Athlete’s Foot)

Watch the video above to learn about Tinea Pedis (Athlete’s Foot), and how I approach treating this with my patients. There's also more information below. As always, when you're ready, fill out the form on this page to request a consultation.

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athlete's foot

Tinea pedis is the term used to describe a fungal infection of the skin on the feet. This type of fungal infection is commonly referred to as athlete’s foot. There are 4 commonly described types of tinea pedis including acute vesicular, acute ulcerative, chronic papulosquamous, and interdigital.


  1. Dry and scaling skin
  2. Itching
  3. Burning
  4. Wetness or maceration
  5. Blistering
  6. Redness
  7. Raw skin


Diagnosis is typically made by clinical exam of the skin by Dr. Stewart. Diagnostic studies including KOH, PAS stain, and fungal cultures are available when needed.


  1. Topical medications including and not limited econazole, Loprox, or Lamisil
  2. Medicated baby powder, Drysol, and in advanced cases Botox injections to control perspiration
  3. Soaks with Domeboro solution help to dry out the feet are useful when treating acute vesicular, acute ulcerative, and interdigital tinea pedis
  4. In advanced cases, oral medications including and not limited to Lamisil or Griseofulvin
  5. Avoidance of barefoot walking in public settings such as gym lockers or around swimming pools
  6. Proper foot hygiene including daily foot cleansing, daily sock changes, and disposal of old shoes

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