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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Try Drysol: Ask a doctor for a prescription for drysol to reduce the perspiration. Wear socks that wick moisture away from your skin. Running socks from a sporting goods store work well. Don't wear cotton ones. "dryfit" is the best. Rotate your shoes. Park your shoes in the closet for a month and wear other ones to let the fungus etc. In the shoes dissipate. Spray your shoes with foot odor powder regularly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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