Dr. Joshua R. Modlin, D.P.M.

1111 E. Army Post Rd. Suite 470

Des Moines, IA 50315

515-244-0633

Athlete's Foot.

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A chronic infection caused by various types of fungus, Athlete's foot is often spread in places where people go barefoot such as public showers or swimming pools. The condition ranges from mild scaling and itching to painful inflammation and blisters. It usually starts between the toes or on the arch and may spread to the bottom and sides of the foot.

 

General Treatments

 

Depending on the type of infection you have, various kinds of medication may be used in treating your fungal problem. Successful treatment usually involves a combination of medication and self-care.

 

If your condition is not serious, over-the-counter and prescription powders, lotions, or ointments can often help treat scaling, itching, and inflammation. Consult us before taking any medication. Foot soaks may help dry excessive perspiration, but you should contact our office first. If your Athlete's foot does not improve, we may prescribe stronger medication.

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Southridge Foot Clinic

1111 E. Army Post Rd. Suite 470 ˙ Des Moines, IA 50315

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