Athlete's foot

(Foot fungus)

About Athlete's foot

Athlete's foot is a common infection caused by a fungus. It most often affects the space between the toes.

  • Also known as
  • Foot fungus
  • Tinea pedis
Symptoms of Athlete's foot
  • Cracked, scaly skin between your toes
  • Itching
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Top Medications for Athlete's foot according to our users

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All Medications for Athlete's foot


  • Ketoconazole
    Prescription or OTC

    Nizoral (Ketoconazole) is a medication used on your skin to treat fungal infections; however, it takes several weeks for full recovery, and the directions are specific to each type of medication.

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    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Cream, gel, or ointment
    • Foam
    • Shampoo

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