Our skin is very complex and serves many purposes. Itchiness is something that everyone probably experiences on a frequent basis however if the itchiness on your feet is on going or persistent, it could be one of the signs of a fungal infection, like Athlete’s foot (tinea pedis).
Treating itchy skin
It can be difficult to know how to treat itchy skin of the feet and whether or not it is something that will just go away naturally. Your local pharmacy is a great place to go and get expert advice.
Itchy skin should not be scratched
If your skin is affected by a common fungal infection such as Athlete’s Foot, it can be very tempting to scratch the affected area, however this can make things worse. If you do continually scratch, your skin may turn red and become cracked. To treat tinea pedis/Athlete’s Foot you should apply a product that is specifically designed to combat the infection and soothe associated symptoms such as itchy skin and also, resist the urge to scratch. Resisting the urge to scratch the itchy skin whilst the antifungal is applied will also mean the product will stay on the skin undisturbed, allowing it to take effect
Treating athlete’s foot
If you do contract tinea pedis/Athlete’s Foot, SolvEasy can treat the problem and ease the associated symptoms. Simply apply SolvEasy Tinea Cream or SolvEasy Tinea Spray to the affected area once a day for 7 days if the infection is between the toes or for 2 to 4 weeks if the infection is on the sole of the foot.
Using tinea cream or spray
Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist see a healthcare professional. Active ingredient: terbinafine hydrochloride. Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. If pregnant or breastfeeding, seek medical advice before using SolvEasy Tinea Cream or Spray.