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How can I protect my children from trichomycosis nodularis?

If you think that your children may be exposed to the fungi that cause trichomycosis nodularis, it is important to know how to prevent them from getting infected. The most important for of protection is teaching them good hygiene habits. If they play in or around stagnant water, soil, or vegetation, it is important that they wash their hands afterwards. It is also important to encourage them to bathe often, even if they do not want to.

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