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Best Socks For Stinky Feet
Moisture: Most foot odor issues are related to moisture issues which cause bacteria to flourish. In addition to wearing clean socks daily, rotate shoes to allow drying time, powder feet and shoes and dry between toes carefully. If problems persist, a podiatrist can prescribe drying agents, and in certain instances, antibiotics to reduce bacteria. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have smelly feet everytime I wear all types of closed in shoes I change my socks everyday and wash my feet regularly even if my shoes a brand new?
Have a body odor I cannot smell myself people comment on stinky feet, popcorn smell, vinegar, dirty socks. Going on for years. Please help desperate.
Body odor: I presume that you shower at least every morning before you go out. If there is still a troubling odor please see your doctor for evaluation and advice. Read more
Cure smelly feet: Cure implies never returning. If hyperhydrosis is the cause then you can only deal with it with products that assist with controlling that. The really best thing to do is see your podiatrist for an evaluation and a recommendation for products that will help with your unique situation. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry them: Foot odor is from bacteria, bacteria grown in our shoes and between our toes. You need to rotate shoes and socks ie. Never wear same shoes 2 days in a row. Also wear socks with shoes whenever possible. If your feet sweat excessively you can spray the bottom with underarm deodorant before putting on socks. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Deodorant: On top of changing shoes and socks more frequently, try moisture control by using spray deodorant on your feet (yes, the same armpit deodorant you buy). This may help decrease moisture and therefore decrease chance of odor. Use spray deodorant, this way it won't get too sticky and guys are more used to spray on feet rather than roll-on. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Try a spray antipers: The odor is caused by excessive perspiration. Use socks that wick away moisture. You can purchase them at good sporting good stores. Usually a combination of a synthetic and possibly wool. Be sure not to wear the same pair of shoes 2 days in a row. Give them time to dry out. Use an over the counter spray antiperspirant on the soles of your feet daily. Read more
Smelly feet: This can require several things to help or correct. As stated, drying your feet is essential and may require changing socks during the day. Hygiene is also hugely important - using an antibacterial soap is essential. Putting your feet back in shoes where smelly feet were in is bad. There are sprays that treat shoes, or you can wash them if that is possible. See your podiatrist for assistance Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Smelly feet: Creams are better, although there usually a reason for smelly feet. The problem mat be a bacterial infection called pitting karatolysis caused by a bacteria that eats the top layer of your skin leaving small pitts in your skin. This is usually associated with hyperhydrosis (sweaty feet). You need an antibiotic pill and topical antibiotic cream for about two weeks. Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers