It can appear anywhere on the foot but most often between your toes. It's also contagious.
How did I get athlete's foot?
If you use a pool or public recreational facility this is most likely where you picked up the fungus. Spas, swimming pools, gyms, locker rooms and showers are all popular places for the fungus to linger. It's a warm wet environment that makes it easy for the fungus to be passed from foot to foot.
What are the symptoms of athlete's foot?
Some symptoms that people commonly face are:
Keeping your feet dry is the best method of prevention for athlete's foot. Unfortunately, if you're reading this you may already have the symptoms and are looking for athletes foot treatment.
The best treatment for a common case of athlete's foot is over-the-counter anti-fungal cream. Ask your pharmacist to recommend a cream and apply this twice a day for at least several weeks.
Practice good hygiene while on treatment and after to prevent it from happening again in the future.