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Could sweaty feet alone cause athletes foot?

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In brief: Not by itself

not by itself but it certainly promotes the growth of the fungus that causes athletes foot.
Try using an OTC antifungal powder like Tinactin (tolnaftate) or generics. The type of fungus that causes not by itself foot are called dermatophytes. You can google it.

In brief: Not by itself

not by itself but it certainly promotes the growth of the fungus that causes athletes foot.
Try using an OTC antifungal powder like Tinactin (tolnaftate) or generics. The type of fungus that causes not by itself foot are called dermatophytes. You can google it.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: Athletes foot

Is caused by a fungus.
A sweaty foot is an environment that fungus likes and so a sweaty foot can cause an athletes foot, .

In brief: Athletes foot

Is caused by a fungus.
A sweaty foot is an environment that fungus likes and so a sweaty foot can cause an athletes foot, .
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