Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that causes a rash on moist areas of your feet.
There are different kinds of athlete's foot rash:
The cracks in your skin can let germs in and cause a bacterial infection of the skin of your foot (cellulitis).
To prevent athlete's foot:
Ways to keep your feet dry include:
Wearing open-toe shoes or shoes that let air circulate
Changing your socks often, especially during warm weather
Drying the spaces between your toes with a towel after bathing
Applying antifungal powders (such as miconazole), gentian violet, or aluminum chloride solution or soaking your feet in Burow solution