Top
30
Doctor insights on: Itchy Sweaty Feet

Share
1

1
What can you use for smelly itchy and sweaty feet?

What can you use for smelly itchy and sweaty feet?

Athletes foot: The smelly and itchy part of your symptoms is probably due to a fungal infection. The sweaty part is what is usually attracting the fungus. You will need an anti-fungal cream and a powder on your feet to help decrease the moisture. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
228 Doctors shared insights

Excessive Sweating (Definition)

Can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or environmental temperature. ...Read more


2

2
I get really sweaty feet and a really sore and very very itchy rash on the arch of my foot and it hurts to walk so much after.?

I get really sweaty feet and a really sore and very very itchy rash on the arch of my foot and it hurts to walk so much after.?

Fungus Among Us: Sweaty feet can sometimes be treated by using regular tea and soaking once one to two times a day for 2 weeks but with the rash is best to be evaluated by a podiatrist to make sure that rash is treated appropriately. A bacterial and fungal infection which happen frequently with your condition of hyperhidrosis (sweaty feet). ...Read more

3

3
Hi, I have got 3 itchy round red spots on top of my toes near the inner joint area. My feet is usually very sweaty. Betasone or egocort? Thanks.

Hi, I have got 3 itchy round red spots on top of my toes near the inner joint area. My feet is usually very sweaty. Betasone or egocort? Thanks.

Athlete's foot: It sounds like you might have a fungal infection brewing. Try an OTC athlete's foot cream. If that doesn't work, see your doc. Hope this helps! ...Read more

4

4
Best flip flops for sweaty feet?

Best flip flops for sweaty feet?

Flip flops: In general are not the most supportive. I think it would be wise to go see the foot doc to figure a good way to treat or control the sweaty feet. ...Read more

5

5
What is a cure for sweaty feet?

What is a cure for sweaty feet?

Sweaty feet: You really cannot cure that. You can reduce it with products like certain dry, dry sol and soaks in astringent solutions. Changing socks during the day helps, too. Unfortunately, some people just have sweaty feet and it is something that can be annoying ...Read more

6

6
Is this athlete's foot or just sweaty feet?

Is this athlete's foot or just sweaty feet?

Need more info.: Athlete's foot tends to itch, and look scaly and/or reddened/inflamed. The areas between the toes are prime sites for athlete's foot. If you are in a gym, you can get athlete's foot, especially if you don't wash and change your socks every day. ...Read more

7

7
How to get ris of sweaty feet and bad smell?

Smelly feet: Sweaty and smelly feet often times go hand in hand. First wash your feet with special foot cleanser, spray your feet with anti-fungal sprays as well as your shoes.
use cotton socks when wearing shoes (will help absorb sweat), and spray your shoes with anti-fungal spray as well.
Stay away from synthetic socks and shoes. Make sure shoe is genuine leather.
antipersperant foot sprays can help as well ...Read more

8

8
How can I put an end to fungus and sweaty feet?

How can I put an end to fungus and sweaty feet?

Good hygeine: Good hygiene with soap and water, use an over the counter antifungal such as lamisil (terbinafine). If feet still sweaty after fungus is gone, try using certain dry. ...Read more

11

11
I get really sweaty feet when it's cold, is there any way I can stop this?

I get really sweaty feet when it's cold, is there any way I can stop this?

There are many: Treatments for sweaty feet from deoderant to soaks to botox. See podiatrist for what's right for you. ...Read more

12

12
Can sweaty feet cause athletes foot?

Can sweaty feet cause athletes foot?

Moisture and fungus: Sweaty feet are conducive to fungal growth. Both moisture and fungus are essential for athletes foot. Unfortunately the causative fungi are normally present in the environment. See this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/athletes-foot/ds00317. ...Read more

13

13
Side effects of orthotics. Sweaty feet?

Side effects of orthotics. Sweaty feet?

Materials: If you have sweaty feet then you can treat your sweaty feet. If you feel the material on the device is causing the sweaty feet there are more breathable topcovers that can be used. ...Read more

14

14
Could sweaty feet alone cause athletes foot?

Could sweaty feet alone cause athletes foot?

Not by itself: Not by itself but it certainly promotes the growth of the fungus that causes athletes foot. Try using an OTC antifungal powder like Tinactin (tolnaftate) or generics. The type of fungus that causes not by itself foot are called dermatophytes. You can google it. ...Read more

15

15
Why is it that sweaty feet and sweaty armpits smell so different?

Why is it that sweaty feet and sweaty armpits smell so different?

Feet for the most: Part are in socks and shoes, can have fungal infection superimposed as well.....So the environments are slightly different. ...Read more

16

16
Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a household easy cure for sweaty feet?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a household easy cure for sweaty feet?

See below: Soaking in tea bags in water or epsom salts help dry them out. Absorbent socks and powder in shoes will also help. Let feet air out when possible. ...Read more

17

17
What to do if I get new shoes each month any remedies for stinky smelly sweaty feet?

What to do if I get new shoes each month any remedies for stinky smelly sweaty feet?

See below: There are many natural and over the counter remedies.
But you may have an infection and best to see a podiatrist. ...Read more

18

18
Hi doctors, can you tell me what is it that makes the smell of sweaty feet and the smell of sweaty pits so different?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is it that makes the smell of sweaty feet and the smell of sweaty pits so different?

Environment: Feet inside shoes and socks vs armpits. Might be the reason...Could have fungus on feet as well or bacteria which may alter the smell... ...Read more

19

19
I tend to get sweaty feet in the summer. What can I use to make them not sweat so much or to keep my sandals from smelling, and keep them dry?

I tend to get sweaty feet in the summer. What can I use to make them not sweat so much or to keep my sandals from smelling, and keep them dry?

Sweaty feet: Lots reasons your feet can smell. If you feet sweat alot you can bring a 2nd pair of socks with you when you go out. You can also apply baby powder to the inside of your socks or between toes. Alternate the shoes that you wear, making sure that if your shoegear is wet that they dry before you wear them. Soaking your feet in epsom salt can also help. If the problem persists ask for a podiatrist. ...Read more

20

20
My 3 month old is having cold and sweaty feet. Temperature is always normal at home 72-75. Her body temperature is normal but not her feet. Normal?

My 3 month old is having cold and sweaty feet. Temperature is always normal at home 72-75. Her body temperature is normal but not her feet. Normal?

Yes: Infants can selectively shift circulation from the skin surface to deeper tissue to save energy needed for growth. This is commonly seen if they are in a setting where the temperature is below normal body temperature. Stick the same foot into warm bath water & it pinks up immediately. If your worried about her heart or circulation, press below either eye & open the lower eyelid. It shows normal pink ...Read more

21

21
How can I get rid of fungus and sweaty feet?

How can I get rid of fungus and sweaty feet?

Antifungal: Good hygiene with the use of an antifungal such as topical Lamisil (terbinafine) af should help it. ...Read more

22

22
Can Gabapentin cause excessive sweaty feet?

Can Gabapentin cause excessive sweaty feet?

Would be very rare: Sweating is not listed as a side effect of gabapentin.

Gabapentin has actually been shown to reduce sweating in cases where excessive sweating is caused by nerve damage, or from high anxiety,

However, I always say that anyone can get any side effect from any medication. When it comes to human beings, practically anything is at least remotely possible. ...Read more

24

24
I often have cold feet. When I feel my socks they feel moist. Are my sweaty feet causing my feet to become cold?

I often have cold feet. When I feel my socks they feel moist. Are my sweaty feet causing my feet to become cold?

Probably: Hyperhidrosis can often be controlled. There are OTC and prescription antiperspirants. Meanwhile, ventilate your feet, wear absorbent socks. ...Read more

25

25
My 5 month old baby has cold sweaty feet even during normal cold or hot day. Is this normal? Her body is normal temperature. Since birth

My 5 month old baby has cold sweaty feet even during normal cold or hot day. Is this normal? Her body is normal temperature. Since birth

Can be normal: In babies, the circulation to feet and hands can be different than other parts of the body, so it's possible for them to be cooler, even when the body temperature is normal. It's also common for babies to sweat a lot on their heads.

Just keep her cool and comfortable, in the same amount of clothing you feel comfortable with. ...Read more

26

26
What can be done when kids (seven years old) have sweaty feet and hands?

What can be done when kids (seven years old) have sweaty feet and hands?

Soap and water...: Kids who perspire a lot is not necessarily abnormal. I would just keep them as clean as possible. There is a condition called hyperhydrosis but it usually involves the entire body. Consult your pediatrician for more information if the concern persists. ...Read more

29

29
What does it mean when your feet start suddenly sweating but the rest of your body is cool? I don't want sweaty feet. Is it psychological or physical?

What does it mean when your feet start suddenly sweating but the rest of your body is cool? I don't want sweaty feet. Is it psychological or physical?

Hyperhidrosis: Hello,
Sweaty feet are usually a result of over active sweat glands in the feet. These are usually the apocrine glands and they tend to produce a secretion with odor. It becomes a vicious cycle when the bacterial flora present on the skin feed off of this. There are a few remedies for this, many can be OTC. Consult a specialist if you need for help. Feel better! ...Read more

30

30
Sitting and then my vision got blurry hands sweaty & feet. Scared me. Gave birth 12 weeks ago. C.t scan on may 1 was normal. Wat would cause this?

Sitting and then my vision got blurry hands sweaty & feet. Scared me. Gave birth 12 weeks ago. C.t scan on may 1 was normal. Wat would cause this?

Sweaty & frightened: This could be anything from a panic attack to a medical emergency. Please see your doctor ASAP. If all is well and it continues, please see a clinical psychologist who treats anxiety disorders. Peace and good health. ...Read more