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Are you noticing red, dry, cracking and itchy skin between your toes, or on your soles? You may be one of those lucky Americans experiencing symptoms of athlete’s foot. Little wonder with the heat that’s gripping the nation – your feet are probably in a big sweat! Adding moisture to heat and lacing your feet into shoes where they can stay damp for hours is the perfect recipe for developing fungus. Unpleasant symptoms include:
In general it can be so fretfully annoying as to cause you to lose concentration in situations that require your attention, like on the job and while driving. Thankfully, it is treatable. There are treatment options and steps you can take at home to relieve the discomfort. They include:
Prescription strength medication may be topical ointment or your doctor may order an antibiotic. Make sure you apply or take the medication according to directions for the recommended length of time. It simply won’t due to have this return, just when you think you have it cured. You should notice an improvement in a couple of days, but if you don’t, call Dr. Vargas at (281)313-0090 or (281)342-8700. He can evaluate your athlete’s foot condition and order medication sure to clear your problem. Don’t suffer with it any longer.