Athlete's foot is a fungal infection of the skin. Toe web type athlete's foot often begins with skin that seems moist and pale white. Itching, burning, and a slight odor are often noticeable. As the infection progresses, the skin between the toes becomes scaly, peels, and cracks.
Toe web infection is the most common type of athlete's foot. It usually occurs between the fourth and fifth toes.
Current as ofApril 1, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff Patrice Burgess, MD, FAAFP - Family Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Medical Review:Patrice Burgess, MD, FAAFP - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine