Athlete's foot (Tinea pedis)

Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection of toe webs or soles.Athlete's_foot.jpg

Assessment

Assessing for fungal infections involves 

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leaf.jpg   Nutritional imbalances

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Management

Naturopathic medicine has a number of different ways to treat Athlete's Foot including:

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leaf.jpg  Topical creams and treatments

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leaf.jpg  Addressing nutritional status

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Contact us to arrange a complimentary 15 minute consultation to learn how naturopathic treatments can resolve your Athlete's foot fungal infection and help you to develop healthy skin.  All naturopathic doctors in our clinic address skin conditions.  Dr. Sohail Malihi, ND has a special focus on skin conditions.