Prevent Athlete's Foot
You may be able to prevent athlete's foot:
- Keep your feet clean and dry.
between your toes after swimming or bathing. Use a hair dryer.
shoes or sandals that allow air to circulate around your feet.
talcum powder or an antifungal powder on your feet.
- Allow shoes to
dry for 24 hours before you wear them again.
- Wear socks to absorb
sweat. White socks do not prevent athlete's foot.
- Wear a clean pair
of socks every day.
- Wear thongs or shower sandals in public pools
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine|
|Last Revised||October 1, 2012|