While you are using it: Things you must do: You can help the treatment to work if you will follow these simple self-help tips: Keep the affected skin areas clean.
Pay particular attention to drying the skin, but avoid excessive rubbing.
Do not share towels, bath mats, etc. with other people as you could spread the infection to them.
Always wash your hands after treating the infection to prevent it from spreading.
If you have athlete's foot: Remember to dry the skin between the toes thoroughly.
Wash your socks, stockings and tights thoroughly in hot water to remove any shed skin or fungal spores.
Change your footwear daily if possible.