yourself completely after showers or baths. After drying your skin with a
towel, allow your skin to air-dry before putting your clothes on. You can also
use a hair dryer, set on a cool setting, to dry your skin.
share clothing, sports equipment, towels, or sheets. If you think you have been
exposed to ringworm, wash your clothes in hot water with fungus-killing
Wear slippers or sandals in locker rooms,
showers, and public bathing areas.
Shower and shampoo thoroughly
after any sport that requires skin-to-skin contact.
If you have
athlete's foot, put your socks on before your
underwear so that fungi do not spread from your feet to your groin. Also, when
toweling off after a shower or bath, dry your feet last.
Take your pet to a veterinarian if it has patches of missing
hair, which may be a sign of a fungal infection. Household pets can spread
fungi that cause ringworm in people.