Daktarin Aktiv Cream - You should treat athlete's foot as soon as you notice the first signs of infection. The skin often becomes inflamed and itchy with areas of dead skin', moistness or blistering and cracking or peeling. It is important to treat the infected area quickly and thoroughly. Daktarin Aktiv Cream is suitable for athlete's foot which is often accompanied by sore, cracked skin. It has an Aktiv, anti-fungal/anti-bacterial agent that fights the infection. There are three main types of fungi that can cause athlete's foot and it is unlikely that you will know which one is responsible in your case. Therefore, you need a treatment that is effective against all three types of fungi. Miconazole nitrate, the active ingredient found in Daktarin Aktiv Cream has been clinically proven to be effective against all three of these fungi. Daktarin Aktiv Cream contains an effective anti-fungal agent which also has a secondary anti-bacterial activity. Not only does it treat the cause of athlete's foot, it also has an effect on secondary bacterial infections. This prevents the fungi that cause athlete's foot from spreading which results in these fungi eventually dying off. Symptoms are more likely to re-occur if you do not follow the instructions on the pack. In many cases the fungi that cause the condition may still be present even though you can not see any sign of the infection remaining. Therefore, it is important not to discontinue treatment as soon as the symptoms have disappeared. As it looks and feels unpleasant, athlete's foot is quite hard to ignore. However, if it isn't treated, the skin can crack leaving it open to bacterial infections. Bacteria can then grow and spread over the feet, which can lead to an unpleasant smell adding to your discomfort. As most people with smelly feet prefer to keep their shoes on, athlete's foot just gets worse because the fungi that cause athlete's foot thrive in warm, moist conditions. Using Dakatarin Aktiv can help endure you stay Athletes Foot free! Thats why Daktarin is Britains best selling anti-fungal range.