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Athlete's Foot Directory

Athlete's foot is a fungal infection caused by fungi that live in warm, moist areas like showers, gyms, and near pools. You can prevent athlete's foot by wearing socks or shoes instead of going barefoot and keeping your feet clean and dry. If you do get athlete's foot, over-the-counter antifungal creams usually cure it. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how athlete's foot is contracted, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.

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