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Does the fungus that cause athlete`s foot transmit easily through water eg shared bath/swimming pool?

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In brief: Ideal environment

Fungus is a ground loving organism. It thrives in a warm moist dark environment, this is why antifungal powders can be so effective for controlling athletes foot infections.
Control the moisture and usually you can control the fungal infections. Routine thorough cleaning of community areas is obviously also helpful.

In brief: Ideal environment

Fungus is a ground loving organism. It thrives in a warm moist dark environment, this is why antifungal powders can be so effective for controlling athletes foot infections.
Control the moisture and usually you can control the fungal infections. Routine thorough cleaning of community areas is obviously also helpful.
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

It can be spread on tile surfaces.
Wear sandals and clean the surface with disinfectant to prevent infection.

In brief: Yes

It can be spread on tile surfaces.
Wear sandals and clean the surface with disinfectant to prevent infection.
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