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It is also important to not share towels and shoes with other people as it could spread the disease. Furthermore, wearing socks that are breathable & well fitting instead of synthetic materials may often help reduce moisture build up on the feet. Exposure to sunlight can help eliminate fungus growth, according to Kaur and al. (2016). Those affected might consider increasing their outdoor time.
There are many other non-pharmacological ways to manage Onychomycosis. By taking proper precautions such as regularly trimming nails, using breathable footwear , avoiding shared items, and getting some sun – one can greatly support their treatment process !
Kaur R., Dhamija M.Bhushan Sharma A. and Singhal Raju G. (2016) A review of practical non-pharmaceutical treatment options for onychomycosis. Indian Dermatology Online Journal 7(3): 210–216