Athlete's foot is a contagious fungal infection. It is caused by a certain kind of fungi that love warm, moist conditions (like in your boots or shoes).
LamisilAT® is proven to cure most athlete's foot between the toes with 1 week of treatment.
“What’s the main cause of athlete’s foot? Me! Digger, the Dermatophyte. I’m always hanging around, ready to kick up a little itch.”
You can get athlete’s foot by touching someone’s infected skin, or through contact with surface (like a shower floor or towel).Treat & Prevent
Closed toe shoes (like sneakers) give the fungi heat and moisture that it needs to grow and spread.Treat & Prevent
Athlete’s foot can spread – with just a little contact – to different parts of your body (hands, toenails, or the groin area).Treat & Prevent
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#1: Athlete’s foot doesn’t need treatment.
#2: Only athletes get athlete’s foot.
FALSE: Athlete’s foot is spread on contact, so anyone can get it. Athletes are more likely to get it because of their lifestyle. However, anyone wearing protective footwear (like military personnel), people who live in warm climates, and people with diabetes are all at higher risk.Treat & Prevent Next Question >
#3: Moisturizer is a good treatment for athlete’s foot.
#4: As soon as my symptoms are gone, my athlete’s foot is cured.
#5: Medicated powders do not cure athlete’s foot.
TRUE: While medicated foot powders can keep your feet dry and ease some of the itching of athlete’s foot, these products do not cure the infection. Only antifungal products like LamisilAT® Cream or Spray can cure the infection in addition to soothing symptoms.Treat & Prevent