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Athlete Foot Prevention And Protection For Your Feet

The best athlete foot treatment you can give your feet is to know how you can prevent athletes foot and prevent the spread of athlete foot fungus.

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The signs, symptoms and causes of the fungus infection athletes foot, the fungi known as dermatophytes.

Washing your feet each day is essential in preventing athlete’s foot; wash your feet twice daily if you are prone to athlete’s foot.

Drying your feet thoroughly after washing is your next important step. Take extra time and care to dry well between each toe and at the base or web of each toe.

Even in your own home use your own fresh and clean wash clothes and towels. Finish with a drying powder such as talcum or baby powder or an anti fungal powder.

The Prevention Of Athletes Foot ~ Socks
The first recommendation is white socks that are 100 percent cotton.
White is chosen over colored socks as some feet are irritated by the dyes used for the color. Cotton fabric is chosen over synthetic sock materials as it absorbs more moisture.

However some people do report that they prefer an acrylic sock finding that for them it works better than cotton or other natural fibers in absorbing moisture away from their feet.

Change your socks frequently throughout the day, even lf it means taking along fresh clean socks to change at work or school on your lunch hour.

If your feet are extremely sweaty, change again after work or school is finished before you head home. Ladies can do the same with their pantyhose or knee highs.

The Prevention Of Athletes Foot ~ Footwear
Always protect your feet in the high risk areas of athlete’s foot; public showers, pool side, and changing rooms by wearing flip flops or thongs.

Avoid shoes made from synthetic materials such as vinyl or rubber and any tight fitting footwear.
Open sandals are the ideal choice for the warmer weather, and do treat your feet to going bare whenever possible.

Changing and rotating your footwear each day is also very important
If you spend a lot of time in the gym, jogging or running two pair of runners or athletic shoes are a must.

Many shoe liners are now available that are designed to reduce foot moisture. You will need to change these frequently as well.
Never borrow anyone else’s footwear or let them wear yours.

Preventing Athlete's Foot ~ Athlete’s Foot Among Family Members.

New studies have confirmed that common foot infections such as athlete's foot does spread from person to person among families.

Evidence is now available that traces the spread of dermatophytes, (the tiny organisms that are responsible for common foot infections) from family member to family member.

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Athletes Foot Know The Signs, Symptoms, And Causes Of This Fungus Infection
The signs, symptoms and causes of the fungus infection athletes foot, the fungi known as dermatophytes. {Athlete’s foot is commonly searched for as athleetes foot online}

This fungus does not restrict itself to infecting only athlete’s feet as the name implies. Anyone is susceptible to it, men, women, and even children, although children under the years of five rarely are infected.
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Athletes Foot Home Treatments Remedies And Cures
Treatments, remedies, and cures are usually simple, uncomplicated, and can be done at home. Over-the-counter anti fungal powders or creams can aid in the control the infection. Another option is home treatments using natural vinegar, baking soda, tea tree oil, or salt in low cost recipes for foot baths and remedies.
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