Athlete’s foot, also known as Tinea Pedis, is a highly contagious fungal skin infection, commonly affecting all parts of the body including feet, groin, and scalp. Tinea spreads quite easily via direct skin to skin contact or indirect contact such as floors, clothing items and towels. This infection loves to harvest in warm and moist environments. Changerooms and communal showers are the most common places for this infection to spread.

Effective Athlete’s Foot Treatment in Melbourne

For athlete’s foot treatment, Melbourne residents can count on Comfort Feet. We provide long lasting and comprehensive treatment to infections and give expert advice on preventing further infection.

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  • Itching or stinging 
  • Red scaly rash in affected area 
  • Splitting, cracking or cuts in-between toes
  • Stinging or burning of the skin in-between webspace
  • Blistering 
  • Discolouration of nails 


Tinea infections usually respond successfully to anti-fungal topical treatment. Other infections that are difficult to remove may require anti-fungal medication. 

Antifungal creams, gels, ointment, sprays, or powders are commonly used for athlete’s foot treatment. Melbourne patients can usually find these over the counter at pharmacies or via a prescription. These products are applied directly to the feet or in-between the toes.

Your GP may prescribe a course of anti-fungal tablets if you have severe case of athlete’s foot that covers a large surface area. If topical treatments have not been successful, anti-fungal tablets may be an alternative. Tablets may also be prescribed if the infection has spread to the toenails.



  • Drying skin thoroughly, especially in-between webspace
  • Wearing clean socks every day and opting for cotton instead of synthetic material
  • Airing out skin often
  • Avoiding communal areas such as change rooms and showers while barefoot
  • Wearing breathable footwear 
  • Keeping shoes dry  

For effective and affordable athlete’s foot treatment, Melbourne residents can call our team on 1300 DR FEET—that’s 1300 373 338.


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