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Tinea pedis

Background

  • Tinea pedis is a fungus that causes ringworm, athlete's foot, and jockitch.
  • It is found in warm, moist locations. It is transmitted by direct contact, sharing shoes, sharing showers, etc.
  • A red itchy rash in the spaces between the toes (often between the 4th and 5th toes initially) and possibly small pustules.
  • Athletes and younger people are at more risk.