MYTH 4: “Only men get Athletes foot”

Athletes foot in men is what is typically pictured, that red and itchy rash.  But in women, because of the different types of shoes, work environments, and other lifestyle and hormonal factors, athletes foot presents as dry skin which is often overlooked and not even diagnosed as dry skin.  I’m sorry ladies, but that skin that comes off on your foot file or with a foot peel is most likely fungus, and neither of those methods is really going to get rid of it!


TRUTH: Both men and women get athletes foot, but it usually looks very different