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Symptoms: Itchy, the skin becomes damp, flaking and peeling, in server cases the nail may also become infected and thicken with a discoloured appearance.

Causes: Fungal infection 

Treatment in the home: Apply an over the counter antifungal cream or powder to the affected area, wash feet regularly and dry well

When to consult a doctor: If the condition continues

What the doctor may do: Prescribe a more effective antifungal bream or tablets