Athlete’s foot is a widespread problem that is characterized by itching, scaling, and blisters that will sometimes form on the sole of the foot or in between the toes.
While athlete’s foot can be caused by many things, such as bacterial infections or contact dermatitis, the most common culprit is a fungal infection which can be contagious and if not appropriately treated can spread to other parts of the body. Athlete’s foot can also be spread to others who live in the same home with you or share a common shower area.
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with athlete’s foot here are a few remedies which will shorten the amount of time you have to suffer from this very irritating ailment.
Some natural remedies include:
While many remedies promise relief for scaling itchy feet, guarding your feet from areas of high traffic such as showers, pools, and gymnasiums is the best place to start. Working to relieve athlete’s foot can be very trying at times, but the key to your success is your consistency toward treatment.