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A female asked:

I've been given shoes and sandals by a relative who has athlete's foot. do i need to use antifungal spray(if so for how long?)or wear socks for flats?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Fungal infections: Fungi are very difficult to eradicate. If she has active fungal infections of her toes, I would be reluctant to wear her footwear.
Last updated May 21, 2016

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