Athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) is a red, scaly, cracked rash that occurs between the toes. Athlete’s foot mainly occurs in adolescents. The rash may: Athlete's foot

  • Itch and burn
  • Become raw and weepy with scratching
  • Spread to the instep
  • Cause the foot to have an odor

Athlete’s foot is caused by a fungus that grows best on warm, damp skin.​