Our expert says:
Thank you for your e-mail Cathrine, from the symptoms that you have described it sounds as if your husband could be suffering from Vesicular Tinea Pedis/ Atlete's foot. He needs to consult with a podiatrist for an accurate diagnosis, who would advise him on the correct treatment. If it is a fungal infection, treatment should include topical treatment of the skin, decontamination of all his shoes and daily cleaning of the shower/ bathroom that he uses. He should wear slops all the time and not walk barefeet as fungal infections are highly contagious. For your nearest podiatrist www.podiatrist.co.za 0861 100 249
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