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Tinea Pedis (athlete's foot, ringworm of the foot)


Tinea pedis, commonly known as athlete's foot or ringworm of the foot, is a fungal infection that affects the skin on the feet. It is caused by various types of dermatophytes, which are fungi that thrive in warm, moist environments. The condition typically presents as itching, scaling, redness, and sometimes blisters or ulcers on the affected areas.