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Is there a cure for my smelly feet?

Is there a cure for my smelly feet?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Smelly Feet (Definition)

Smelly feet or bromodrosis, as it is called, is described as an odor given off from the feet as a result of sweat reacting with bacteria on the foot. The odor is often described as cheese-like, ammonia like, ...Read more


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What's the best cure for smelly feet?

What's the best cure for smelly feet?

Try soaking: Your feet in tea soaks. Take tea bags and put them in warm water and soak them ever day for 5-10 minutes for a week. There are products you can purchase for this check out your pharmacy. ...Read more

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What is the cure for constantly smelly feet?

What is the cure for constantly smelly feet?

If your feet: Sweat, you would want to control sweating. You can soak your feet in tea soaks. There are also products sold in pharmacies similiar to deodorant specifically for smelly feet. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for smelly feet?

What's recommended as a cure for smelly feet?

Try soaking in: Black tea. I would also use a foot spray sold in any big name pharmacy... ...Read more

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How does one cure smelly feet?

How does one cure smelly feet?

Adjust: Some people are prone to smelly feet.
Tips- changes socks frequently if feet sweat alot, also use a foot pwder, spray shoes out with a lysol disinfectant, allow shoes to dry out overnight. Try using an air freshner for shoes, such as fabreeze. Keep feet dry! ...Read more

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How can you cure smelly feet?

How can you cure smelly feet?

See below: It depends on the cause of the smell, You should see your doctor to rule out a bacterial or fungal infection first and then treatment can be recommended. ...Read more

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What can I do to cure smelly feet?

What can I do to cure smelly feet?

Several things: Good hygeine is a start, but you may want to see a podiatrist to make sure you don't have a fungal or bacterial infection. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure smelly feet?

What is the best way to cure smelly feet?

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 more

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Help! Need to know if there's anything to help cure smelly feet?

Help! Need to know if there's anything to help cure smelly feet?

Yes: There are many commercial products available at local pharmacy.
Washing them daily helps. If they sweat then control the sweating. A simple home remedy is to soak in warm water and tea bags. The tannic acid in the tea will dry your pores. Do it every day for a week and then maintenance once weekly works very well. ...Read more

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Can bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda help to cure smelly feet?

Can bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda help to cure smelly feet?

Maybe: Smell usually from bacteria and sweating try cleaning with hibiclens antibacterial soap. Put on undiluted and leave on for 30 secs. Generic ok. ...Read more

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What causes smelly feet?

What causes smelly feet?

Bacteria: Can also be caused by sweat, fungus, yeast. Bromhidrosis. ...Read more

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How to treat smelly feet?

How to treat smelly feet?

Tea: May want to soak your feet in dilute tea (tanic acid). ...Read more

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How can you prevent smelly feet?

How can you prevent smelly feet?

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 more

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Does foot powder help to treat smelly feet?

Does foot powder help to treat smelly feet?

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 more

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My 9 yo son has really smelly feet. What can I do about it?

My 9 yo son has really smelly feet. What can I do about it?

Wash with: Anti-bacterial soap. Use antiperspirant spray shoes with lysol over night. There are prescription medications also. ...Read more

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What causes smelly feet? My husbands feet really smells sometimes

What causes smelly feet? My husbands feet really smells sometimes

Usually Bacteria: Or fungus.....Excessive sweating, can increase growth of either.....Make sure he washes feet and then try antiperspirant spray on feet. ...Read more

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What can I do if my bf has really smelly feet! Any one have any ideas how to cut down the odour?

What can I do if my bf has really smelly feet! Any one have any ideas how to cut down the odour?

Antiperspirant...: Most odor is related to sweating and the bacteria that emit gases in a warm, moist environment such as the feet. The simplest remedy is to start with an antiperspirant roll on, dry stick-type daily to the skin on the bottom and sides of the feet. Wash daily with soap and water, dry thoroughly and wear cotton socks. Do not go barefoot in closed shoes as this worsens sweating and bacteria count. ...Read more

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Does everyone have smelly feet?

Nope: I don't. ;-)
the same way people use antiperspirant or deoderant for the underarms, you may need to apply like materials to the bottom of your feet which contain many sweat glands. ...Read more

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How can I get fix my smelly feet?

How can I get fix my smelly feet?

Several ways: Odor may be due to excessive perspiration, dry using certain dry on them.
You can also try soaking in a dilute solution of tea. ...Read more

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Is there remedies for smelly feet?

Is there remedies for smelly feet?

Smelly Feet: Smelly feet is caused by bacteria that thrive in cool, moist and dark areas. Feet in shoes and socks is a perfect area for bacteria to grow. Keeping the bacteria load down with the use of foot deodorant/antiperspirants that can you can purchase in the supermarket is key. Also changing socks and also spraying your shoes with Lysol a few times a week can also help. ...Read more

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How can I get help for my smelly feet?

See a podiatrist: Smelly feet are caused by bacteria, fungus, or both. It is best to allow your feet to air dry. Avoid shoewear that traps the moisture in the shoes. Often times cheap shoes do not breath and be made of plastic or simulated leather. Try soaking your feet in tea to dry the eccrine glands, use foot powders, ie zeasorb, and allow your feet to catch sunlight and air. See your podiatrist. ...Read more

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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 help not get smelly feet?

What can I do to help not get smelly feet?

Many things: Start with good hygeine, apply a lotion to reduce perspiration which will also reduce the odor. Mat want to see a doctor to make sure there is no infection. ...Read more

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What is the best way to handle smelly feet?

What is the best way to handle smelly feet?

Several ways: Most often oder comes from sweat. I suggest an antiperspirant disinfect shoes with lysol or clorox spray. You can also place shoes in the sun. I suggest you see your podiatrist for a prescription like dry-sol. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do for smelly feet?

What is the best thing to do for smelly feet?

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 more

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What can I do about my smelly feet on long trips?

Couple of things: Trying soaking your feet in a very dilute solution of tea. Constant cleansing and dry using certain dry on them to decrease perspiration and odor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Smelly feet?

What is the definition or description of: Smelly feet?

Who cut the cheese.: Smelly feet or bromodrosis, as it is called, is described as an odor given off from the feet as a result of sweat reacting with bacteria on the foot. The odor is often described as cheese-like, ammonia like, sulfurous and vinegar like. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have really smelly feet, just wondering what the best stuff to get is?

Medication: There are many over the counter treatments and homeopathic remedies.
You should probably see a podiatrist to rule out infection or athletes foot infection that will also create a foul foot odor. ...Read more

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How can one get rid of smelly feet?

How can one get rid of smelly feet?

Smelly feet: As already stated there are a number of things to do as it is often a problem with more than one cause. Hygiene is probably the most important thing to do, but do not discount all the other suggestions. See your podiatrist if the problem persists ...Read more

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How could I get rid of smelly feet?

How could I get rid of smelly feet?

Smelly feet: First try an over the counter anti-perspirant. If this does not work, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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