Foot infections are extremely painful and disturbing that arise from the basic foot injuries. The foot infections have swelling, tenderness and redness but when ignored they can get worse. The various skin infections that are fungal by nature include athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, yeast infections, etc. The skin specialists need to be aware of the various types of foot infections and disorders. There are many types of foot infections no two infections are similar and some are simple and others are complex to understand. There are several categories of foot infections that are divided into three groups which are soft-tissue foot infections, bone infections in the foot, and diabetic foot infections. The foot infections that a diabetic patient is affected with are more complex in nature and take time to heal. The treatments for foot infections are evolving over time with the advancements and modern age science technologies. Majorly the role of antibiotics is the common method of treating all foot infections. If left untreated or ignored the foot infection can be dangerous and will lead to hospitalization. The podiatrist will diagnose the foot infection and suggest an appropriate treatment for the recovery. In certain cases of ignored or untreated foot infections the doctor will have to treat it with an amputation process to avoid the spreading of the infection to other parts of the body.