Lohan Revealed to Have Athlete’s Foot in Tabloids

lindsay-lohanLindsay Lohan is in the tabloids again, but this time it’s apparently due to an athlete’s foot infection. The National Inquirer claims that a source close to the star told them that the actress’ fungal issue may be somehow related to a lifelong case of foot odor.

“Lilo’s horrified by her athlete’s foot,” states a “friend” of the actress. “She has no idea where she caught it because she’s always so careful in communal bathrooms and spas. But she’s suffered smelly feet ever since she was a teenager, and it’s been a hugely embarrassing cross to bear.” Lohan was recently the focus of an 8-part documentary produced by Oprah Winfrey’s TV network OWN.

Athlete’s foot can be smelly, itchy, and embarrassing. If you are dealing with an athlete’s foot infection, consider consulting a podiatrist like Dr. Bruce G. Greenfield, DPM of Havertown Podiatry. Dr. Greenfield can examine your foot and suggest an appropriate treatment option.

Athlete’s Foot: The Sole Story

If you suffer from itching, burning, dry, and flaking feet, this may be a sign of athlete's foot. Athlete's foot, also known as tinea pedis, can be extremely contagious, and it often infects shower floors, gyms, socks and shoes, and anywhere else feet may come in contact with. It is commonly found in public changing areas and bathrooms, dormitory style living quarters, around locker rooms and public swimming pools. This condition can also be prevalent in "commons" areas in prisons and residential care facilities.

Solutions to Combat Athlete’s Foot

- Hydrate your feet by using lotion
- Exfoliate
- Buff off nails
- Use of anti-fungal product
- Examine feet and visit your doctor if any suspicious blisters or cuts are present.

What is Tinea?

- Athlete’s foot is often caused by the same fungus that causes ringworm (tinea).
- Tinea can invade other parts of the body as well, if the proper thriving conditions for it are met.
- Tinea thrives in mostly dark, warm and moist environments.
- Although many people never experience athlete’s foot, around 70% of the population may suffer from tinea at some point.

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