Do you suffer from Tinea or Athlete’s Foot? Let us help!

Tinea Pedis, also known as Athlete’s foot, is a highly common fungal infection of the foot. Sufferers generally contract the infection from public areas, like swimming pools, hotel floors and communal showers/change rooms. It is highly contagious but often very easily treated.

Diagnosing Tinea

There are several symptoms that indicate that you have Tinea. These include;

General dryness, without itchiness (chronic stage)

Redness of the skin

Thickened, discoloured toenails


How we treat Tinea

The appropriate treatment for tinea will depend on the severity of the condition. Like many fungal infections, tinea can be treated easily however can occasionally be known to be particularly stubborn in clearing the fungus. If left untreated, tinea can become cracked and painful.

Correct advice regarding the choice of topical ointment for the type of tinea you have is important for good results. A Podiatrist can help to identify the type of tinea you have and advise you on the best course of treatment.

For further information on Tinea and how best to treat this condition, book an appointment by clicking a Book Online Now button or alternatively, to speak with one of our staff please call (03) 9939 1012

What To Expect In Your Consult:

At Sole Podiatry you initial consultation will go for 45 minutes. This time allows your Podiatrist to thoroughly examine and understand your needs as well as providing the necessary time to assess your condition properly.

We will also develop a comprehensive treatment plan that will enable you to achieve your goal as soon as possible during this consultation. This plan will clarify whether any future consults will be required and what frequency.


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