How to get rid of Athlete’s Foot, Naturally?
Although known as athlete’s foot but this skin condition affect about 15 percent of population. Athlete’s foot, also known as tinea pedia, is a fungal infection of feet which can infect any part of the foot but the small, dark and damp space between toes is a perfect place for these troublesome tenants to dwell. This skin infection is caused by dermatophytes fungi, the same fungus which is found usually in shower stalls, gyms, locker room, nail salons, and pool decks. It causes the infected area to become hot, red, burning, blistering, itchy, flaky, and the skin may peel.
These unwelcome dwellers are not easy to evict as they penetrate the skin too deep, making it difficult for topical fungus killing medicines to work fast and easily. But one can get rid of athlete’s foot by taking prescription drugs, but then again the fungus can reappear after weeks or months of consistent treatment. So what can be done for this bothersome niggling fungus? Don’t worry we will guide you on how to get rid of athlete’s foot completely, not just ward off the fungus but also to stop its reoccurrences.
Natural remedies to get rid of athlete’s foot:
These simple remedies will help you get rid of Athlete’s foot but if your symptoms persist for more than 2 weeks, consult a podiatrist or a dermatologist. People with diabetes seek medical care and do not delve into any home remedies.
Dab some Yogurt:
As yogurt is soothing to skin, it can be applied on the affected areas to relieve pain and itching. Applying plain yogurt can also help to reduce the symptoms of athlete’s foot as plain yogurt contains live acidophilus bacteria which combats bacteria instantly.