Professionals and Toenail Infections

While you do any sports, your foot sweating. Warm, moist or damp environments are preferred breeding grounds for the bacteria that cause toenail infection. It is a common problem when the nail suffers repeated trauma. Even jobs where you are frequently washing your hands may contribute. It’s not uncommon for gardeners, swimmers, and those who work in machinery to contract it. Closed toe shoes and work boots are more likely than flip flops or sandals to encourage the growth of different type of infections. If you must wear work boots and are prone to  infections, there are socks designed to reduce moisture caused by sweating.

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