Remember when your mum told you to wear thongs around the pool and in the public showers? Turns out she was right.
Athlete's Foot is highly contagious and is easily spread. It is most commonly picked up by walking on contaminated surfaces.
Tips for preventing athlete's foot:
Keep your feet clean and dry, especially between your toes
Wash your hands after applying treatment to prevent the fungus spreading to other areas of your body
Wear shoes that let your feet breathe to avoid mositure building up.
Avoid wearing synthetic socks where possible
Wear thongs in public pools, locker rooms and showers