Symptoms of athlete’s foot and how to treat yourself

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Advice on how to take care of patients with ” Athlete’s Foot ” in flood-affected areas or there is flooding. Which is consider a disease that people should not ignore. And should have knowledge and understanding of self-care in the right way to reduce. The occurrence of serious complications to be follow 

What is Athlete’s Foot?

Dr. Somsak Ankasilp, Director-General of the Department of Medical Services, reveal that athlete’s foot is cause by irritation. There are many disease characteristics. both inflammation irritation and infection depending on the frequency. Of exposure to water skin that has been soake for a long time. Skin cells can absorb water, swell and tear. Especially in the areas where there is friction such as between the toes. The risk area for disease is the waterlogged area.  ufabet

Symptoms of athlete’s foot

Symptoms of the disease are divide into 3 stages: 

  1. Phase 1: During the first 1-3 days, the skin will deteriorate when immersed in water. Red, itchy, stinging, irritated, and peeling skin
  2. Phase 2 , 3-10 days, may have bacterial infection, fungal infection, the skin will be dehydrate. With tear marks, redness, swelling, pain, pus or lymph seeping. It is a bacterial infection rather than a fungal infection. 
  3. Phase 3 : 10-20 days, if continuous soaking in water. The skin will become red, itchy, flaky, white, wet, smelly, the skin will turn white. Red flaky or peeling smelly wet rash is a fungal infection