Athlete’s foot causes scaling, flaking and itching of the affected area due to a fungal infection. Good hygiene can prevent Athlete’s foot. Due to itching, a bacterial infection can occur and may require oral antibiotic. It is important to keep feet and footwear dry, since fungus thrives in moist environment. Anti fungal topical medication is used to treat fungal infection. They come in the form of spray, cream, gel, liquid and powder. Undecylenic Acid and Clotrimazole are the most common ingredients in over the counter treatments. Relief from itching can be achieved after topical application of Tea Tree Oil.