Athlete's Foot Resource Guide

Browse listings of Athlete's Foot research centers, non-profits, and other organizations below to find one in your area.

Athlete's Foot Resources & Organizations


April is National Foot Care Month as designated by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA). The purpose is to increase public awareness about foot health.

  • American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) is a national organization representing foot and ankle physicians. This organization can help you find a foot care specialist. www.apma.org
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) will give you information about OTC and prescription medications for athlete's foot including their side effects. www.nih.com
  • American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) offers the latest research, education and advocacy for athlete's foot as well as other skin conditions. www.aad.org
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) gives you the latest evidence-based research on complementary and alternative medical treatments for athlete's food from the National Institute of Health (NIH). http://nccam.nih.gov/


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Learn what Athlete's Foot is
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Athlete's Foot Causes
Causes
What causes Athlete's Foot? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Athlete's Foot Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Athlete's Foot? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Athlete's Foot Diagnosis
Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Athlete's Foot Symptoms
Symptoms
What are the Athlete's Foot symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Athlete's Foot Complications
Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Athlete's Foot
Screening
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Athlete's Foot.
Athlete's Foot Medications
Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Athlete's Foot Prevention
Prevention
How can you prevent Athlete's Foot? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Athlete's Foot Treatment
Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Athlete's Foot treatment options are available?
Athlete's Foot Care
Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
Athlete's Foot Find a Doctor
Find a Doctor
Do you need to contact a doctor about Athlete's Foot? Select a location to find a specialist in your area.

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