Dr. Bidweshwar Verma

MBBS, MD (Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy). Previously attached to IPGMER & SSKM, and Bolpur SD Hospital, Member of Association of the Indian Academy of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Consultant Dermatologist, IQ City Medical College Hospital

What are the precautions necessary to prevent fungal skin infection?

Fungal skin infection can be prevented in the following ways:-Maintain adequate and basic hygiene | Keep the
skin clean and dry | Keep blood sugar under
control | Wear shoes that allow air circulation |
Avoid walking barefoot in public areas | Change socks and underwear daily | Keep finger and toe
nails short and clean | Avoid sharing clothes,
towels, sheets, and personal items with someone who has ringworm | Wash hands with soap and
water after playing with pets.