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    Prevention for Fungus Problems

    Published on July 25th, 2010

    Follow basic foot care guidelines and you more than likely can head off most common foot fungus problems.

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    Other Tips for Fungus Problems

    Published on July 25th, 2010

    Wear dry cotton socks, and change them two or three times a day if necessary. Wear dry shoes that allow air to circulate around your feet (tight, enclosed, moist shoes contribute to fungal toenail infections). Wear shower sandals or shower shoes when you are at a public pool or shower. Don’t share shoes or socks […]

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    Fungal Nails

    Published on July 25th, 2010

    Since fungal nails are usually more resistant and more difficult to treat than Athlete’s foot, topical or oral antifungal medications may be prescribed. Permanent nail removal is another possible form of treatment for fungal nails. After a fungal nail infection has cleared up, you can take steps to prevent the infection from coming back. Keeping the fungus […]

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    Athlete’s Foot

    Published on July 25th, 2010

    A chronic infection caused by various types of fungus, Athlete’s foot is often spread in places where people go barefoot such as public showers or swimming pools. The condition ranges from mild scaling and itching to painful inflammation and blisters. It usually starts between the toes or on the arch and may spread to the bottom and […]

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    Common Fungal Problems

    Published on July 25th, 2010

    Athlete’s foot and fungal nails are the most common fungal problems with feet. Afungus is a common mold that thrives in dark, warm moist areas. On the feet, it can grow on and between toes, as well as on soles and toenails. Fungal problems can be a result of the environment (socks, shoes, heat and humidity) […]

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