Athlete’s foot is a common fungal infection that most people get from walking barefoot in moist public places, like a swimming pool deck or locker room. Despite the name, athlete’s foot can happen to anyone. It can result in flaky skin, cracking, and itchiness on the soles of the foot and between the toes.
To reduce the chance of catching athlete’s foot, dermatologists recommend that you take the following precautions:
If your athlete’s foot is not improving or is worsening, you should make an appointment to see a board-certified dermatologist.
Iowa Dermatology Consultants believes in a patient focused approach to care. We work with patients forming an active partnership in treatment to help repair the physical and emotional damage of skin disease. Our Ames and Ankeny locations allow us to conveniently treat patients across the Des Moines metro area and all of Central Iowa including Ames, Marshalltown, Huxley, Slater, and Indianola.
At Iowa Dermatology Consultants, all of our physicians are board-certified dermatologists. Your care provided by Dr. Snider, Dr. Smith, or Dr. Myers is founded in knowledge and experience which exceeds that of a general practitioner. Together they have almost 50 years of combined experience in diagnosing and treating a vast array of skin conditions. This includes over 16,000 hours of patient care training to ensure that a board-certified dermatologist can expertly diagnosis and treat over 3000 dermatologic conditions.
Whether you’re coming to us for help with skin cancer or diseases like acne, psoriasis, and eczema; or to reverse the signs of aging with Botox, chemical peels or other cosmetic procedures, at Iowa Dermatology Consultants you will be getting the best dermatologic care in Central Iowa.
We are accepting new patients at our new Ankeny and Ames locations. We look forward to helping you with your skin care.
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