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What kinds of shoes should I wear if I have a nail disease?
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In brief: Breathable
Wear a shoe that breathes not one that creates heat and perspiration.

In brief: Breathable
Wear a shoe that breathes not one that creates heat and perspiration.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
In brief: Properly fitting.
The toe box should be large enough so that the nails don't hit the tip of the shoe or toe box.
Weather permitting open toed are good as sunlight helps kill fungus. Also, allows the toes to breathe.

In brief: Properly fitting.
The toe box should be large enough so that the nails don't hit the tip of the shoe or toe box.
Weather permitting open toed are good as sunlight helps kill fungus. Also, allows the toes to breathe.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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In brief: Sandels
Or open toes. Best to treat the nail disease.

In brief: Sandels
Or open toes. Best to treat the nail disease.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Open Toe Shoes
If your nail disease is fungal, then keeping the feet open to air so they can stay dry will help.
Fungal organisms need moisture to thrive. If your feet sweat then you set the nails up for the environment that promotes the fungal nail disease.

In brief: Open Toe Shoes
If your nail disease is fungal, then keeping the feet open to air so they can stay dry will help.
Fungal organisms need moisture to thrive. If your feet sweat then you set the nails up for the environment that promotes the fungal nail disease.
Dr. Kevin Daus
Dr. Kevin Daus
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