Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Athletes Foot Incidence

Facts about tinea pedis:

  • About 70 percent of people suffer from Tinea pedis at some time during their lives.
  • Tinea pedis is more common in warmer climates and in young, athletic males.

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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Athletes Foot References
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