Is athlete’s foot contagious?
Yes! Athlete’s foot is highly contagious, the fungi that cause athlete’s foot can spread to other parts of the body or even other people if you don’t do anything about it.
Does athlete’s foot go away on its own?
Athlete’s foot does not heal on its own; you should always treat these.
I have athlete’s foot, can I get fungal nails?
Yes, what many people do not know is that fungal nail and athlete’s foot are caused by the same fungi. If you don’t treat athlete’s foot, this infection can spread to the nails and cause a fungal nail.
Does Fungal Nail occur with children?
Athlete’s foot infections can occur in children, usually in the form of swimmer’s eczema. Your child will notice a fungal skin infection by symptoms such as itching, scaling or redness of the skin. The food fungus is then mainly found in places that can be moist, such as between the toes (‘swimmer’s eczema’), in the armpits or in the groin (‘blemishes’). The nails can also become infected. Your child also always has a chance of infection if, for example, you suffer from athlete’s foot or fungal nails and you share the shower room with each other. Mold flakes can remain on the floor and infect others.
Does athlete’s foot occur on fingers?
If athlete’s foot is not treated properly, it can cause a special form of hand eczema. This form is called “acrovesicular eczema” or blister eczema. Strong itchy blisters and red spots occur on the hands and between the fingers.
I have athlete’s foot, what now?
If you suspect that you have athlete’s foot, first check all symptoms and do the athlete’s foot test. When you are sure that you have an athlete’s foot infection, start treatment immediately. Don’t wait! The sooner you start treatment, the sooner you stop the development of the fungus and slow down the athlete’s foot infection.
I’ve been treating my athlete’s foot for a few days now, but I don’t see any results yet?
When you start treating athlete’s foot, you will notice a relief from itching for the first few days. Subsequently, other symptoms such as red, dry skin, pain, flakes will disappear. The infection will not spread further, the growth of the fungi is inhibited. The growth of a moderate to mild athlete’s foot takes an average of 1 to 2 weeks, depending on the severity of the complaints. It is therefore important to always complete a treatment and according to the instructions for use. In addition, we advise you to continue the treatment for at least another 2 weeks, when all symptoms have already disappeared.
How long does it take for athlete’s foot to go away?
The growth of a moderate to mild athlete’s foot takes an average of 1 to 2 weeks, depending on the severity of the complaints.
Can I treat athlete’s foot while pregnant?
We advise not to use athlete’s foot treatments, including Mycosan Athlete’s Foot Treatment, during pregnancy, unless a (family) doctor says that this is not a problem. The reason for this is that we cannot say with 100% certainty that Mycosan has no influence on the unborn fetus. Use of Mycosan Athlete’s Foot Treatment during breastfeeding should not be a problem. Always consult your doctor to be sure.