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Lupus 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Hi doctors, can you tell me what is it that makes the smell of sweaty feet and the smell of sweaty pits so different?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 6 more doctor answers
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