A 29-year-old member asked:
do you think it is easier to get athlete's foot from shoes or from bare feet on vacation?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Arnold Beresh answered
40 years experience Podiatry
Bare feet: Bare feet on vacation.
Answered on Nov 7, 2012
Dr. Joseph Newman answered
31 years experience Podiatry
Both: Walking into communal areas such as a pool might expose you to fungus that can invade the skin. Wearing shoes a lot in warmer weather can cause the feet to sweat a lot, creating a risk factor for athlete's foot as well.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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