How To Kill Athlete’s Foot

Posted on April 2, 2009
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“Athlete’s foot” is a condition of the skin of the feet caused by fungus very contagious and that its name is a very recurring in people who exercise regularly. The “athlete’s foot” is produced by the action of a fungus that thrives in warm, humid areas – especially in swimming pools, showers and changing rooms of gyms and clubs – causing itching, burning, redness, blisters and corns on the skin. More importantly, the athlete’s foot is contagious and can be transmitted by direct contact or by contact with items such as shoes, socks and swimming pool areas or showers.

The best advice to avoid the annoying “athlete’s foot are:

Do not use closed shoes all day. When you get home and air free your feet.

After the shower dry feet. Never leave it wet.
If you have plenty of sweating in the feet, use special products to control and prevent the proliferation of fungi.

When you shower in the gym or a wardrobe, using antibacterial soaps.

Use medium or cotton socks and change them at least twice a day in hot weather or after physical activity.

Avoid shoes made in synthetic materials with plastic sheeting or not to allow the ventilation of the feet.

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