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How can I avoid cross-infecting my toddler with Onychomycosis?

My toenails have been infected for years with Onychomycosis and I have not managed to get rid of it. We have only one bathroom, and my toddler baths where I have showered earlier (our apartment has a shower head in the bath). I clean the bath with a cream cleaner before every bath that he takes. Is this sufficient to prevent cross-infection?

The bathroom floor is also often wet as our shower leaks due to bad design (so it can't be fixed...). Is it a problem if he walks onto the wet bathroom floor?

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Al

1308 day(s) ago

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Interesting challenge; not one I have given much thought to in the past.
What you are doing is going to be more than sufficient.

I would not be too concerned about it as onychomycosis is really rear in kids, so it is actually hard fro them to pickup; just periodically check them for signs of it and treat it - if its caught really early, treatment is really easy.

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