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Can athlete’s foot cause nail infections?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Fungus among us
Yes, the fungus in your feet can creep into the nailbeds of your toes.
Then the fungus gets into your nails. So if you're trying to get rid of toenail fungus, you should also watch out for and treat athlete's foot too. Good point!

In brief: Fungus among us
Yes, the fungus in your feet can creep into the nailbeds of your toes.
Then the fungus gets into your nails. So if you're trying to get rid of toenail fungus, you should also watch out for and treat athlete's foot too. Good point!
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Horacio Capote
In addition to paying attention to foot hygiene & apply an anti-fungal regularly to affected areas for at least 2 months. You may want to get into the habit of putting your socks on before your underwear lest you develop jock-itch too.
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Athletes feet can cause fungal nails.

In brief: Yes
Athletes feet can cause fungal nails.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes.
If the nails are exposed to the fungus, they may also become infected.

In brief: Yes.
If the nails are exposed to the fungus, they may also become infected.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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