Toenail fungus and athlete’s foot fungi like to grow in warm, moist areas, which include public areas such as spas, swimming pools, locker rooms, or showers. For short periods of time the it can live in warm puddles on tile floors, awaiting someone to step in and pick up the spores.
If you can wear sandals, water shoes, or swimming booties they would help in keeping your feet from touching the floor directly. Some public swimming pool areas have small wade-through pools which help to keep the toenail and athlete’s foot fungi in check. After your session at the pool or other public area, wash your feet thoroughly and dry them well.
1 Wear natural cotton socks!
2 when drying your feet, only use your towel once on your fungus area, then wash it!
3 Do not share your towels or wash cloths with others; you may spread or collect spores!
4 Use a paper towel or toilet paper to dry your affected area, and throw away when finished!
5 Wear breathable shoes!
6 Do not use nail polish until the disease is gone!
7 File the infected nail thin so that a local nail treatment can penetrate the nail more effectively!
8 Are you eating a lot of sugar in your food? Some people suggest reducing sugar consumption will make your body less capable of hosting fungi!
9 If you are seeing that a toenail Fungus might be appearing, then it is recommended that you get rif of it rigth away before it spreads and get’s to be a serious infection!