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Risk Factors for Athlete's foot

List of Risk Factors for Athlete's foot

The list of risk factors mentioned for Athlete's foot in various sources includes:

  • Moist feet
  • Sweaty feet
  • Shared bathrooms
  • Shared change rooms

About risk factors:

Risk factors for Athlete's foot are factors that do not seem to be a direct cause of the disease, but seem to be associated in some way. Having a risk factor for Athlete's foot makes the chances of getting a condition higher but does not always lead to Athlete's foot. Also, the absence of any risk factors or having a protective factor does not necessarily guard you against getting Athlete's foot. For general information and a list of risk factors, see the risk center.


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