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What are some ways to avoid smelly feet?

What are some ways to avoid smelly feet?

Many: May want to try an antifungal. You can try soaking in dilute tea. You can see a podiatrist to see what the underlying problem is. ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid horrible odor on my feet?

What can I do to avoid horrible odor on my feet?

Control sweating: You need to control the moisture problems with your feet. Generally feet smell when they stay wet and develop fungal issues. Antifungal powders or at least a foot powder to help with the moisture. ...Read more

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How can I avoid severe foot pain after work?

How can I avoid severe foot pain after work?

Peoorthist: Consider working with a certified pedorthist and /or podiatrist to ensure that your shoe/ boot choices are optimum for your foot health. ...Read more

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How can I avoid getting athlete's foot in a hostel?

How can I avoid getting athlete's foot in a hostel?

Shoes: Along with the other answers, I would recommend taking along a pair of flip flops or sandals that are water proof (and slip resistant!) to wear in the shower and around the hostel. This will not only aid you in not picking up athlete's foot but keep you from inadvertently stepping on something that can cause a wound. ...Read more

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During wwi, what are all the things you could do to avoid trench foot?

Keeping feet dry: Trench foot is caused my wetness of feet for extended time periods. (in socks and shoes). ...Read more

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How do soldiers avoid trench foot?

How do soldiers avoid trench foot?

Keep feet dry: Change socks and keep feet dry. Use anti fungus powder. ...Read more

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How could swelling of feet be avoided during pregnancy?

Swelling: Try to keep your legs elevated you can also use low compression stockings. ...Read more

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What are the important aspects of athletic shoes for avoiding foot injuries?

What are the important aspects of athletic shoes for avoiding foot injuries?

See below: Good fit is the main thing. Make sure the shoe is supportive but has plenty of toe room and width to accommodate your foot ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid smelly feet & shoes?

What can I do to avoid smelly feet & shoes?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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How do you avoid foot pain during a barefoot work out?

How do you avoid foot pain during a barefoot work out?

Warm up...: Stretching exercises are important before any work out activities. This will help decrease you chance for pain and injury. ...Read more

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What are the things to avoid to get out from sore feet?

What are the things to avoid to get out from sore feet?

Good arch support: Need arch support like walk-fit orthotics. To take away muscle tiredness and exhaustion use nac and co-q 10 daily. ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid foot pain during a barefoot work out?

What can I do to avoid foot pain during a barefoot work out?

Start slow: Moving toward barefoot exercise can cause a lot of main. You need to be using the appropriate techniques. There are a lot of good videos on internet but the big thing is start slow or it will hurt. Speaking from a bit of personal experience here. ...Read more

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My grand and greatgrandparents had foot problems from diabetes. How can I avoid it?

My grand and greatgrandparents had foot problems from diabetes. How can I avoid it?

Get checked yourself: Get yourself checked out for diabetes and if you have it achieve optimal control. Ignoring it is the worst thing you could do. ...Read more

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How can I avoid a foot amputation if I am diabetic?

Check circulation: Absolutely agree with medical treatment of diabetes being first and foremost in prevention of major amputations. One other thing to keep in mind is the high prevalence of vascular disease amongst diabetics. Consult with a vascular surgeon who can check your ankle-brachial index or toe pressures to figure out if you have significant arterial occlusive disease and to intervene when necessary. ...Read more

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How to best avoid foot pain with hallucinating valgus?

How to best avoid foot pain with hallucinating valgus?

Bunion: Think you mean hallux valgus. Depends where pain is, could be from sesamoids, big toe joint, crowding of second toe, bunion itself, or shoe wear...perhaps all of the above. Don't know your age or other history but if no contraindications to surgery, see foot surgeon to discuss removing bunion and correcting valgus toe...if all goes well should address all problems I mentioned above. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do to avoid atrophy when recovering from a sprained foot?

What exercises can I do to avoid atrophy when recovering from a sprained foot?

Alphabet: Spell out the alphabet with your big toe. This will give you a good range of motion exercise. ...Read more

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How can I pick summer shoes or sandals with good support to avoid feet from spreading and swelling?

How can I pick summer shoes or sandals with good support to avoid feet from spreading and swelling?

Shoes: Really? Shoes don't stop spreading or swelling. See your podiatrist for the swelling and the spreading. He/she can instruct you in how to choose a proper shoe. ...Read more

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What shoes should I wear in s asia to avoid foot infections?

What shoes should I wear in s asia to avoid foot infections?

Shoes: Such as tennis shoes would be the most comfortable. Wear socks and shower shoes and your chance of infection is very low. ...Read more

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How can I avoid/ relieve extremely painful foot cramps asap?

How can I avoid/ relieve extremely painful foot cramps asap?

It depends: There are several causes of foot cramps and the cause needs to be identified to treat it properly. Many muscular cramps are caused by dehydration and low potassium. But other can be caused by collapsed arches and/or poor foot and leg posture. I recommend you see a foot specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Some boxes fell in my room. I stopped suddenly to avoid getting hit. Because I stopped fast, the middle 3 toes on left foot got bent. Pain at times.

Some boxes fell in my room. I stopped suddenly to avoid getting hit. Because I stopped fast, the middle 3 toes on left foot got bent. Pain at times.

Stop quick Stops.: Pain at times is not as bad as pain all the time. The occasional pain probably means the toes were just jammed or hyper-extended or flexed. If they are swollen, apply ice and stay off the foot for a while. If you are concerned about a fracture, better to have an x-ray and remove all doubt. ...Read more

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When I start to run after several years of no running, I feel in the 3rd day a severe pain at knees and foot. How do I avoid pain and go on running?

When I start to run after several years of no running, I feel in the 3rd day a severe pain at knees and foot. How do I avoid pain and go on running?

De conditioning: Simple arithmetic my friend.
Stretch before running. Increase the distance and pace slowly. Hydrate yourself with electrolyte drinks like Lemonade, Coconut water, and of course water.
If hurts take Anti Inflammatory medicine. ...Read more

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A few days ago I tried to avoid stepping on a plug and hurt my big toe doing so. I have a mild limp on that foot, toe hurts on the side. What to do?

A few days ago I tried to avoid stepping on a plug and hurt my big toe doing so. I have a mild limp on that foot, toe hurts on the side. What to do?

Toe injury: There could a few types of injuries that could have occurred. The most likely injury that you are expressing is a tendon or capsule injury. Most of the time these are self limiting and will dissipate in a few days, if they continue I would see your foot and ankle specialist. They can take an x-ray and or do un ultrasound to check the bones, capsule and ligaments to see if something is more serious. ...Read more

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I have flat feet what can I do to avoid knee pain?

I have flat feet what can I do to avoid knee pain?

Wear: Arch supports and strengthen your quadriceps muscles. ...Read more

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How can I avoid swelling in my hands and feet during pregnancy?

How can I avoid swelling in my hands and feet during pregnancy?

Water, exercise: Swelling in pregnancy is pretty hard to avoid. The increased blood volume and lower blood pressure dilate the distal vessels and they become "leaky". Keeping your blood moving via exercise, drinking lots of water and periodically elevating your hands and feet will help. ...Read more

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How can I avoid dry scaly skin on my feet: could it be athletes' foot?

How can I avoid dry scaly skin on my feet: could it be athletes' foot?

Dry scaly feet: It could be athlete's foot or atopic dermatitis or contact dermatitis, etc. You can try to prevent athlete's foot by wearing sandals, changing shoes/socks often and after exercise, using foot powder, washing and drying feet often, and avoiding wet public floors and wearing other people's shoes. A dermatologist will do a KOH prep of a scraping of your skin to confirm the diagnosis. See one. ...Read more

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Heat allergy on my feet super itchy get loads of little bumps. Can't stop itching. What can I put on it to stop or avoid altogether? Thanks

Heat allergy on my feet super itchy get loads of little bumps. Can't stop itching. What can I put on it to stop or avoid altogether? Thanks

Yikes!: Isn't it true that an itch will not be ignored?? Diphenhydramine is commonly used. I also recommend cetirizine. Topical meds are not recommended. ...Read more

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I hit the brake on my car quick to avoid an accident. I hit it with the side of my heel or the side of my foot. Pain in area. Could bone be broken?

I hit the brake on my car quick to avoid an accident. I hit it with the side of my heel or the side of my foot. Pain in area. Could bone be broken?

Yes: Yes, it sounds like a classic traumatic fracture or dislocation to your foot. However it could be a subtle injury so a clinical diagnosis must be accompanied with diagnostic imaging. If there is uncertainty with diagnosis, an advanced modality (like MRI) is warranted. ...Read more

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