The foot fungus is an infection caused by fungi very common, more men than women, but can occur both. They are bubbles and cracks that appear anywhere in the body, but most common is the skin between the toes, causing itching at the site.
The foot fungus is caused by a fungus called Trichophyton which can cause havoc on your skin of any part of our body, from head to toes! When located in the groin, it is called a "jock itch" and causes itching and swelling, so the skin tends to become thinner and more sensitive there. In addition, other secondary infections may also complicate the picture. On the scalp, it can cause local hair loss and patches that flake off.
The transmission of foot fungus occurs through direct contact or abeam of contaminated surfaces such as swimming pools or bathrooms floors.
In addition to basic care and hygiene a habit of very dry your feet well, especially between the toes, not sharing personal items and slippers, etc., can treat chilblains with home treatments that can help put an end to this nuisance!
- Rinse your feet after bathing with sodium hypochlorite. They say it burns and has a strong smell, but cure!
- Cook 2 potatoes in a liter of water, unsalted and after warm, let your feet soak in this water for about 20 minutes twice a day.
- Crush 3 garlic cloves and let them soak in water for 5 hours, then rinse the affected areas and rub the skin with this water.
- Grate a turnip and makes pads in locations with chilblains for fifteen minutes, three times a day.
- Massage the affected sites with almond oil;
- Dilute lemon juice in water and wash the affected parties;
- Dilute water in apple juice and wash the areas with the problem.