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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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Dr. Chad Levitt
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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 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 can I do about my smelly feet on long trips?

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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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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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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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

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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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How do I control my sweaty, smelly feet?

How do I control my sweaty, smelly feet?

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 more

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What should I do about sweaty smelly feet?

What should I do about sweaty smelly feet?

Sweaty smelly feet: As already stated , there are a number of products that can help . See your podiatrist for the advice on which work the best . ...Read more

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