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Fungal Infections

All Toes on Deck: Tips for Protecting Feet from the Heat

Find tips on caring for your feet during warm weather.

Review Date: June 22, 2012

American Podiatric Medical Association

Fungal Infections

This article describes several types of fungal infections including tinea, athlete's foot, jock itch and candida. Find tips on how to recognize and, if possible, to prevent these infections.

Review Date: December 08, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

Fungus Infections: Preventing Recurrence

Learn how to prevent recurring skin fungus infections.

Review Date: December 01, 2014

American Osteopathic College of Dermatology

Lurking in the Locker Room

Do you know where nasty things like bacteria and fungi may be hiding? Come in to the boys' and girls' locker rooms to see what's lurking under foot and behind closed doors.

Review Date: February 12, 2013

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
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Nail Fungal Infections

Signs of a fungal nail infection include nails that are discolored, brittle,crumbly, rough, distorted in shape, or separated from the nail bed. This article provides some useful questions to ask your doctor if you suspect that you have a fungal infection of your fingernails or toenails.

Review Date: December 08, 2012

American Academy of Family Physicians

Nail Fungus

Nail fungus is a fungal infection in one or more of your nails. An infection with nail fungus may begin as a white or yellow spot under the tip of your fingernail or toenail. Learn about the causes, symptoms, risk factors,diagosis, treatment and prevention of nail fungus.

Review Date: December 01, 2014

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Tinea Infections: Athlete's Foot, Jock Itch and Ringworm

This online fact sheet defines tinea, a fungus that can grow on skin, hair or nails. Tinea transmission, affected body areas, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and potential health consequences are discussed.

Review Date: November 16, 2012

American Academy of Family Physicians

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