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Foot HealthPrevention

7 Tips for Avoiding Athlete’s Foot

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Hiker's feet walking on stone trail.
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Woman standing barefoot at yoga class.
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Don't walk barefoot in public areas


Towel drying a soapy foot.
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Keep your feet dry


Jogger tying shoelaces.
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Wear shoes that allow your feet to breathe


Comfy socks near a fireplace.
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Wear moisture-wicking socks


Collection of female shoes on wooden floor.
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Avoid wearing the same shoes everyday


Stack of folded bath towels.
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Don’t share anything with someone with athlete’s foot


Talcum powder on hands.
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Use talcum or antifungal powder on your feet


Jacqueline Ho

Jacqueline Ho

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Jacqueline is a former content producer for HealthCentral. She is a multimedia journalist with a bachelor's degree in English Literature and a master's in Broadcast Journalism and Public Affairs.