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is it unhealthy to wear socks too long?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
How long?: By the time a pair of socks can stand up by themselves - that is beyond the point of unhealthy.
Answered on Mar 20, 2013
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Sweaty socks can cause you to get athlete's foot or fungal infection of the feet. You should wash your socks after you exercise and put on a fresh pair daily.
Answered on Mar 20, 2013

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