Why is it called athlete's foot?

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It is called athlete's foot because athletes often develop this condition. The fungus that causes it can be found where athletes tend to be. It grows on warm, moist surfaces around swimming pools, in public showers, and in locker rooms. The fungus ends up on the feet because people walk barefoot on these surfaces. Or you can get the infection by using a wet towel that contains the athlete's foot fungus.

But anyone can get this infection. People with clammy, sweaty feet are at higher risk of getting it. Going barefoot where other people do is one of the ways fungus can get on your feet.

Source:  kidshealth

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