Its caused by the same fungus as ringworm infection,is uncommon in children but increases in incidence throughout adolescence and adult life.
Itching and burning between the toes, accompanied by redness or white moist skin.
Itching and burning on the soles of the feet, Frequently, inflamed skin and small
itchy blisters are also present.
Cracking and peeling skin, especially between the toes and on the soles of the feet.
Excessive dryness of the skin on the bottoms or sides of the feet.
Keep your feet clean and dry.
Use powders or soaking crystals, especially medicated powders to help keep your feet dry.
Change your socks daily, or more often, if they become wet, especially from perspiration.
Avoid vinyl, rubber, and plastic shoe materials. These materials do not allow air to flow freely into the shoe.
Use of anti-fungal creams. Anti-fungal creams destroy the fungi causing the infection, and make the skin so inhospitable that new fungi will not grow