thank you for your query.
the fungi infecting skin are called dermatophytes.these are the parasitic fungi that cause skin infections such as athlete's foot and tinea cruris
. Most dermataphyte fungi take the form of a mold or spore when cultured.
what you are suffering from is called Athlete's foot. is a fungal infection
of the foot. It causes peeling, redness
, itching, burning, and sometimes blisters and sores.Athlete's foot is a very common infection. The fungus grows best in a warm, moist environment such as shoes, socks, swimming pools.
to treat athlete's foot
you should treat the current infection and prevent any further infection
To treat the current infectionTopical antifungal
medication should be compulsorily used along with oral drugs The feet must be kept clean and dry since the fungus thrives in moist environments.
To prevent further infection
wear shower sandals in public showering areas
wearing shoes that allow the feet to breathe
daily washing of the feet with soap and water.
Drying the feet thoroughly and using a quality foot powder
wishing you good health