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A 43-year-old member asked:

Hi docs, would my family get athlete foot from me if they stepped on the area i walked before?

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Dr. Mak Yousefpour
Podiatry 18 years experience
Possible: Fungus (athlete's foot) does really well in dark moist areas. Hence bath tubs and showers are great mode of transferring the infection to family and friends. I suggest you use bleach bath tub cleaners after you use the shower, and please see a podiatrist and have them take care of your athlete's feet. You many need more than over the counter creams.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Will my family get athlete's foot from me if they stepped on the area i walked before? Please help me docs!

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
In theory: Possible, this is why in a shower it is recommended to disinfect.

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Last updated Jan 3, 2019

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