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How can you get tinea pedis?

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In brief: Any where

You can catch it anywhere by walking barefoot.

In brief: Any where

You can catch it anywhere by walking barefoot.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Rolando Melendez
Also you can get it by wearing shoes that have the fungal spores
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Fungus infection

Tinea pedis, or athlete's foot, is caused by a fungus (often by t.
Rubrum fungus) that can be on locker room floors or other people's footwear. If the fungus is able to take hold on the skin cells and start growing, one will get the athlete's foot rash. Tinea pedis should be treated to relieve symptoms and also to prevent it from spreading to the toenails.

In brief: Fungus infection

Tinea pedis, or athlete's foot, is caused by a fungus (often by t.
Rubrum fungus) that can be on locker room floors or other people's footwear. If the fungus is able to take hold on the skin cells and start growing, one will get the athlete's foot rash. Tinea pedis should be treated to relieve symptoms and also to prevent it from spreading to the toenails.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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