Athlete’s foot is a chronic infection that can be caused by different types of fungus. It is a contagious condition that is spread where people are barefoot like as public swimming pools and public showers like ones at gyms. If you have athlete’s foot, you should be evaluated by a professional podiatrist at a Brighton Beach foot specialist for diagnosis and treatment.
Athlete’s foot symptoms usually include: red, cracked skin, water blisters on the soles of the feet between the toes that itch or burn. Athlete’s foot can affect the toenails (fungus toenails). It causes them to become discolored and thickened. If athlete’s foot is extremely contagious and if is left untreated. Therefore, if you have symptoms, you should see a Brighton Beach foot specialist as soon as possible. Athlete’s foot can lead to a secondary bacterial infection, especially in diabetic patients and patients who have circulatory problems. Typically., athlete’s foot treatment involves removing the offending material and medicating the skin and toenails to alleviate inflammation, to reduce the rash, blister and affected toenails. If you are experiencing symptoms, call our office right away to book an appointment. Our staff at Fit Feet Podiatry will provide you with the soonest available appointment. You’ll be in excellent hands with our podiatrist. He is highly skilled and has the experience and expertise to help you. Our expert podiatrist can not only help you with athlete’s foot but can assist you with a wide array of other podiatric conditions. We offer the following services at our practice: flat feet, ankle sprains, fungal nails, bunions, hammer toes, diabetic foot care, heel spurs, corns and more.
If you have athlete foot symptoms, don’t wait. Call our office to schedule an appointment with our Brighton Beach foot specialist today. We look forward to your call and to assisting you soon.