Poor hygiene, daily wearing of closed and uncomfortable footwear, and excessive sweating of the feet can lead to the appearance of an athletic foot called tinea pedis. The most common targets of this infectious disease are athletes, but other people can be struck as well, especially those who spend a lot of time in their shoes.
What is actually an athlete’s foot?
This infectious disease is a type of fungal infection that leads to peeling of the skin and severe itching of the foot.
On appearance of this disease affect following factors:
- Staying in wet rooms.
The shells that fall off from the infected person contain the elements of this infectious disease, so only small negligence is enough to infect yourself and the people around you.
Athletic foot and accompanying symptoms
In most cases, the athletic foot is followed by symptoms such as:
- Dry and cracked skin,
- Little wounds,
If the athlete’s foot is not treated properly it can also be extended to other parts of the foot. In severe cases, the skin can be very thick, the heels become dry. The infection can also very often affect toenails. The nails then become fragile, thickened, they change color and spread a very unpleasant smell. The infection itself can be transmitted to other parts of the body, and most often these are arms and groin.
How to protect yourself from the appearance of an athlete’s foot?
Due to poor immunity, some people are more likely to develop fungal infections than others. Therefore, certain steps must be followed to prevent their occurrence.
The most important thing is to maintain hygiene regularly. Wash your feet at least once a day and dry them thoroughly, especially between your fingers. In case of severe sweating socks should be changed up to several times a day.
When it comes to shoes, you need to choose footwear that allows air flow. In addition, you must keep your shoes clean and dry.
Avoid walking without shoes in saunas, gyms or pools. These areas are the main source of infection when it comes to fungal infection. Do not share nail editing equipment, as well as other things with other people.
If you already suffer from an athlete’s foot, there are several ways you can fight this painful disease. There are various balsams, creams and baths, and since recently, Onycosolve spray has appeared on our market.
Spray proved to be a very effective mean for combating fungal infection. It’s very easy to use. Judging by the experiences of people who used this spray, the results were visible after several days of using Onycosolve Spray. Also, the spray is made of completely natural ingredients so there are no harmful factors in it. It can also be used for prevention of fungal infection.