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Yes: The important thing is that you're exercising. Sneakers may help some folks' feet withstand impact better; if you find this not to be necessary, wear whatever seems right. One can't think that the roman legions were much the worse for sandals rather than gym shoes. ...Read more
How much of health hazard to daily shower at a gym that is rarely cleaned? Even if you were wearing sandals? In terms of diseases you can pick up?
Rare hazards: We worry about fungal infections of the foot when showering barefoot at public showers and walking barefoot through a locker room. Staph. Infections would be a concern if sharing towels, razors, other equipment. Your risk should be very low if wearing shower shoes and only using your own equipment/toiletries. ...Read more
I have flat/narrow feet that hurt. I love wearing flats/sandals, the occasional sneaker. Anything i can do?
Foot Pain: See your primary care physician for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have dark spots on my 2 and I'm leaving on Friday on vacation and want to wear sandals. How can I get it off ?
Picture: Picture accompanied by more details on spots needed. ...Read more
Yes: There are a variety of sandal manufacturers that produce sandals with arch support. Most of the good running stores will carry some. Some examples are: keen, birkenstock, fit flops, naots, think, mephisto, finn comfort and chaco. There are many others that can provide you some extra support. See what works best for you. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shoes: For people with diabetes, their feet need all the protection they can get! shoes that fully cover the tops of the feet help protect against injuries from bumping into things or dropping things on them. Since people with diabetes have trouble healing from these minor injuries and are more likely to get infections, wearing shoes and preventing injury may help prevent amputations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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How can I have beautiful feet, I've never been able to wear cute sandal because im so embarrassed of my feet. I've tried everything I'm hopeless :'(?
Blister care....: First you have to find the cause of the blister. Bad shoes? Bad athelte's foot (fungal infection? Over activity for short period of time? Blisters can be caused by a ton of friction on one focal area. Try to find the cause first then try to find a doctor that sells this product: http://www.Pedinol.Com/product_detail.Php?Id=61. ...Read more
Surgery, if any: The so-called "sandal gap toe" is the term used for medial displacement (pointing out) of the big toe, resulting in a greater than normal space between the first and second toes. It has been associated with congenital chromosomal abnormalities, specifically Down syndrome. It does not seem to affect function much, if at all. The only treatment would be surgical; most would not pursue. Good wishes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have dark spots on my 2 toes and I'm leaving on Friday on vacation and want to wear sandals. How can I get it off ?
Paint Nail Plate?: You may have some bleeding under your nail plate if it is Black. If it is more of a yellow color, It could be fungus. If it is black and the toe is not tender, you will need to be patient an allow it to grow out. If it is yellow, then it is most likely a fungus. If the toe is not tender and you are simply concerned about appearance, then you may want to just paint the nail plate. H ...Read more