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What causes athlete's foot to come back?

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Dr. Joe Griffin
Podiatry
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In brief: Recurrence is common

The infection can recur if your feet are exposed to the fungus again (from fungal toenails, public showers- gym and hotel).
It helps to prevent recurrence by controlling foot moisture, use antifungal foot powders, and wear shower shoes in public areas. There is also a device called the sterishoe which kills 99% of fungus and bacteria in your shoes.

In brief: Recurrence is common

The infection can recur if your feet are exposed to the fungus again (from fungal toenails, public showers- gym and hotel).
It helps to prevent recurrence by controlling foot moisture, use antifungal foot powders, and wear shower shoes in public areas. There is also a device called the sterishoe which kills 99% of fungus and bacteria in your shoes.
Dr. Joe Griffin
Dr. Joe Griffin
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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry

In brief: Fungal reinfection

Athlete's foot is a fungal infection of the skin.
Usually using an topical antifungal consistently will resolve the problem. This will commonly reappear. Dr l.

In brief: Fungal reinfection

Athlete's foot is a fungal infection of the skin.
Usually using an topical antifungal consistently will resolve the problem. This will commonly reappear. Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
Dr. David Laha
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