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As a teen, how can I keep from getting athlete's foot?

Karen L. Gorton, PhD, MS, RN
Emergency Room Nursing

It is important that you keep your feet clean and dry. If you are playing sports, be sure to have a clean/dry pair of socks for your practice. After you shower, be sure your feet are dry prior to putting on your socks. Also, you can use sandals or flip-flops in the shower if you choose. 

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