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Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s Foot

Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is a fungal infection that develops in the moist areas between the toes and in other areas of the foot. According to the 2012 National Foot Health Assessment conducted for the Institute for Preventive Foot Health by the NPD Group, 20 percent of adults age 21 and older (44 million people) have experienced athlete’s foot. The condition is more common in men than in women.

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