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Fungal Nail Infection Risk Factors
Risk factors for fungal nail infection include family history, advancing age, poor health, trauma, living in a warm climate, participation in fitness activities, immunosuppression (can occur from HIV or certain drugs), bathing in communal showers (such as at a gym), and wearing shoes that cover the toes completely and don't let in any airflow.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/17/2015
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