Fungal infections develop in warm, damp conditions.
Keep your feet clean and dry to prevent infections.
Wash feet with soap and water and dry thoroughly.
Wear clean socks and let your shoes dry out between wearing.
Try not to walk barefoot in community areas.
Use toenail clippers and trim short and straight across.
Wear shower shoes in public bathing areas.
You may use prescription antifungal medication for treatment.
The infected nail may have to be surgically removed in some cases.
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