Preventing althletes foot

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  1. Bryceeast

    Bryceeast Out Of The Brooder

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    Is there a way to prevent athletes foot?!?!?!?
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm Premium Member

    I have never had it an my boots always smell clean? Don't know why but I think it has to do with being barefoot in the dirt a lot. I only ware my boots in bad weather or when off my property. Any other time I'm barefoot.
     
  3. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'm a little round guy. Haven't seen my feet for years.

    Taking no chances....I do NOTHING althletic.
     
  4. Dunkopf

    Dunkopf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a fungus that you get from being barefoot in public showers. I used to leave my shower shoes in my room sometimes in the Army. I had a horrible case of athletes foot. Grew under my toenails and totally destroyed my big toenails. I used that prescription stuff to get rid of it, but my big toenails never recovered. They were about 1/4 inch thick
    and hurt. So I had them removed.

    Best way to prevent it is to wear shower shoes in places where fungus could be present, like public showers. You can also use those anti fungul powders on your feet. It helps to wear white socks too.
     
  5. Randy

    Randy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. thaiturkey

    thaiturkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never had athlete's foot. I put it down to never having been athletic.
     
  7. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pee on your feet, (in washpan) dry with a hair dryer. Do this each morning until gone.
     
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  9. thaiturkey

    thaiturkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's an old Russian remedy for sunburn too - except for the hairdryer.
     
  10. ChicknJ

    ChicknJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wrong time of year for this cure/prevention but.... walk in thick green grass barefoot, several times a day if you have A-F, or once/twice a day to prevent. The chlorophyl kills the fungus.

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