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Can erysipelas be prevented?

There is no way to 100% guarantee that you won't get erysipelas, but there are things you can do to reduce your risk. Since the infection enters through skin lesions and foot fungus, try to avoid cuts and take good care of your feet. If you do get a cut, keep it clean and practice good hygiene.

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