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My Feet Smell
Bromohidrosis: This could be either from a bacterial or fungus overgrowth such as in athlete's foot infection. If it is one of the other, especially tinea pedis, then this needs to be treated with anti-fungal agents. If it is evaluated for bromohidrosis, then a anti perspirant can be recommended. You need to have this evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Smelly feet: You can try washing your feet with an antibacterial soap. Use absorbent foot powders and antiperspirant sprays. Change sweaty socks midway through your day, and rotate your shoes often. If you have any shoes that are smelly, get rid of them. If this does not work, see a podiatrist. ...Read more
Feet have many : Sweat glands. I would try washing them well with soak and then soaking them in a bucket of lukewarm water with teabags. Do this once a day for a week, then you can cut it down. Your shoe gear may be contaminated with fungus or bacteria and you should disinfect them. There are various sprays to do this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Make sure you : Wash them as opposed to just showering. Check between your toes and look for peeling skin, redness or white discoloration. If you have that you may have a bacterial or fungal infection between the toes. Do, they sweat? What color is the bottom of the foot is it calloused? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foot odor: Comes from the interaction between sweat and shoe material, and can also come from certain infections, fungal or bacterial. Rather than focus on how to hide or treat the odor, you need to find out what's causing it. Bring your feet to a podiatrist who will be able to tell you why you have this odor and treat the cause, not just the symptom. Good luck! ...Read more
Will soaking feet in water mixed with vinegar get rid of my smelly feet
My feet smell even after I scrub them in shower
Only a clinical-: -trial will give U the answer. Try it & C what happens. Will cause no harm but don't scrub them just soak. ...Read more
My feet smell very bad and my socks turn yellow, i've changed my socks and shoes through out the day, but it's stii the same result. Help?
Why do my feet smell bad even if i don't sweat? Also my pinky toes are red and swollen but don't hurt..?
My daughters feet smell horrible she says she they sweat terrible we have tried so many things but nothings working what could cause this?
Soak it: I would also recommend adding corn starch powders to her shoes and socks to absorb moisture. In addition, soaking feet in a mixture of vinegar (preferably apple cider vinegar) and water will reduce bacteria, fungus, and the overall smell feet in general. Do this about 4 time a week for 20 minutes ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've never had a problem with smelly feet before. But now my feet always smell and i can't get rid of it. Help?
My bf's feet smell awful, like decaying matter. My dad won't let him even take his shoes off. How can we fix his foot smelling issue quick?
Hello. : Hello. Bacteria like to live in moist environments. When we sweat, bacteria can flourish. We all have bacteria on our skin. The bacteria create substances that have "foot smells". If the feet are not ventilated, more sweat will build up. Think about what makes a locker room stink- gym shoes. Why do gym shoes stink more than our other shoes? - because we exercise and sweat in them. ...Read more
Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Are his socks: A little on the wet side at the end of the day? He may sweat....There are many sweat glands on the bottom of the feet, and this may be a potential problem. Try soaking his feet in warm water and tea bags...The tannic acid in the tea will dry out the feet from over active sweat glands and then the smell usually dissipitated as well when the sweating is controlled. Start off nightly, and go to weekl. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers