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What is the best treatment for sweaty sock odor?

What is the best treatment for sweaty sock odor?

Work at it...: First off, make sure your feet stay dry and clean. Wash between the toes each day and wear fresh socks. •acrylic cushion sock fabric maintains resiliency and provides a more natural yielding, forgiving, dynamic environment for the foot (like walking barefoot in grass or sand). •result: more protection, more comfort. Secondly, use drying agents directly on the foot, like certain-dry or drysol. ...Read more

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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 is the best treatment for cold?

What is the best treatment for cold?

Boost immunity: 1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day 2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week. 3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good) 4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days 5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for foot swelling?

What is the best treatment for foot swelling?

Swelling: It really depends on the cause. If its both feet and legs it may be due to congestive heart failure, low protein in the blood or chronic venous changes. You need a full evaluation by a doctor. The treatment depends on the cause. Sometimes elevation helps, other times medications are needed. Usually cutting back on salt intake is helpful also. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a sore/swollen toe?

What is the best treatment for a sore/swollen toe?

Get evaluated : By a podiatrist you need to find out why there is a sore and why it is swollen, is there an infection? If so you am need antibiotics. Is it a fracture? Is it gout? You need to determine the cause which is best done by a podiatrist, . ...Read more

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What is the best medication for moccasin feet?

What is the best medication for moccasin feet?

Fungal infection.: Antifungal creams or even oral medications, along with interventions to prevent sweat trapping. Wool socks are best, cotton (believe it or not) is worst, linen and synthetic somewhere in the middle. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for blisters on feet?

What is the best treatment for blisters on feet?

Varied.: It depends on the size, location and whether there is fluid in the blister. If there is fluid, sterilize a pin and puncture the roof of the blister. Drain the fluid and apply antibiotic cream and a dressing. Watch for infection- redness, pain, swelling, pus. See a doc if there are problems or if you are not sure what to do. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for flatfoot?

What is the best treatment for flatfoot?

To treat or not?: Flat feet are, to a certain degree, a normal foot type. Many people live asymtomatcally with them. Other people, however, do develop knee, hip, and back problems because of compensations through the chain. In addition to a good core, lower body, and intrinsic foot muscle strengthening program, some benefit from orthotics. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for painful wrists?

What is the best treatment for painful wrists?

Splint it: Splint the wrist and see a hand surgeon to rule out an injury that needs surgery. You do not want to ignore a treatable problem. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for common cold?

What is the best treatment for common cold?

Symptom relief: Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestionsaline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for club feet?

What is the treatment for club feet?

Serial casting: Clubfoot is usually managed conservatively (non-surgically). The typical treatment is a casting or splinting regimen, starting a few days after birth. Most typically, the casting is performed and managed by a pediatric orthopedist. Occasionally, club foot does not respond well to non-surgical casting and surgery is necessary. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for penis blisters?

What is the best treatment for penis blisters?

Penis lesions: You should examined by your doctor; many lesions can be an std and other treatments may be needed. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for itchy scalp?

What is the best treatment for itchy scalp?

Thorough Hair Wash: The treatment is three folds; 1. Don't use the oil for hair untill the ithcy scalp is treated. 2. Use medicated shampoos like polytar (coal tar) thrice a week to wash hairs thoroughly. 3. Always rinse the hairs thoroughly before applying shampoo. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for foot pain?

What is the best remedy for foot pain?

Depends: Depends on the cause of the foot pain. Many things can result in pain in your feet. I would suggest evaluation by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for short vagina?

What is the best treatment for short vagina?

Dilators: It depends whether the shortening is a result of vaginal surgery. Normal vaginal length is about 6 inches. Anything longer than that may be uncomfortable, but that doesn't mean your vagina is short. If you had surgery then vaginal dilators could be a very good option to help stretch the vagina. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for jock itch?

What is the best treatment for jock itch?

Depends: Jock itch is a colloquial term for fungal infection. If that is what you have, any of the over the counter antifungal creams/ointments should work. If that does not help, it would be prudent to see a doctor. You may consult this site for info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/jock-itch/basics/definition/con-20021468 ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for athletes foot?

What is the best treatment for athletes foot?

Lamisil (terbinafine) cream: Or lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream. The are otc. If the athletes foot continues see a dermatologist or podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sore calves?

What is the best treatment for sore calves?

See your doctor: You need to visit your doctor for an evaluation to determine whether or not you have infectious sinusitis. If it's infectious, you'll need an antibiotic. If not, other treatments are available. Your doctor will discuss these. ...Read more

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What is the besy treatment for veruccas?

What is the besy treatment for veruccas?

Warts: Where are the warts? If they are on your child's body then you can apply duo film and cover it with duct tape. If it is elsewhere i differ the question. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure smelly feet?

What is the best way to cure smelly feet?

Cure smelly feet: Cure implies never returning . If hyperhydrosis is the cause then you can only deal with it with products that assist with controlling that. The really best thing to do is see your podiatrist for an evaluation and a recommendation for products that will help with your unique situation. ...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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What is the best way to handle smelly feet?

What is the best way to handle smelly feet?

Several ways: Most often oder comes from sweat. I suggest an antiperspirant disinfect shoes with lysol or clorox spray. You can also place shoes in the sun. I suggest you see your podiatrist for a prescription like dry-sol. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do for smelly feet?

Dry them: Foot odor is from bacteria, bacteria grown in our shoes and between our toes. You need to rotate shoes and socks ie. Never wear same shoes 2 days in a row. Also wear socks with shoes whenever possible. If your feet sweat excessively you can spray the bottom with underarm deodorant before putting on socks. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have really smelly feet, just wondering what the best stuff to get is?

Medication: There are many over the counter treatments and homeopathic remedies. You should probably see a podiatrist to rule out infection or athletes foot infection that will also create a foul foot odor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best foot spray for smelly feet or house remedies?

Can you tell me what is the best foot spray for smelly feet or house remedies?

Soak your foot: In tea. You can use your underarm deoderant in your foot. (use same kind but don't use the same tube on your foot and underarm). ...Read more

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How can you cure smelly feet ?

How can you cure smelly feet ?

See below: It depends on the cause of the smell, You should see your doctor to rule out a bacterial or fungal infection first and then treatment can be recommended. ...Read more

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How does one cure smelly feet?

How does one cure smelly feet?

Adjust: Some people are prone to smelly feet. Tips- changes socks frequently if feet sweat alot, also use a foot pwder, spray shoes out with a lysol disinfectant, allow shoes to dry out overnight. Try using an air freshner for shoes, such as fabreeze. Keep feet dry! ...Read more

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What can I do to cure smelly feet?

What can I do to cure smelly feet?

Several things: Good hygeine is a start, but you may want to see a podiatrist to make sure you don't have a fungal or bacterial infection. ...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 is the cure for constantly smelly feet?

What is  the cure for constantly smelly feet?

If your feet : Sweat, you would want to control sweating. You can soak your feet in tea soaks. There are also products sold in pharmacies similiar to deodorant specifically for smelly feet. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for smelly feet?

What's recommended as a cure for smelly feet?

Try soaking in: Black tea. I would also use a foot spray sold in any big name pharmacy... ...Read more

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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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Can bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda help to cure smelly feet?

Can bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda help to cure smelly feet?

Maybe: Smell usually from bacteria and sweating try cleaning with hibiclens antibacterial soap. Put on undiluted and leave on for 30 secs. Generic ok. ...Read more

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How can I get fix my smelly feet?

How can I get fix my smelly feet?

Several ways: Odor may be due to excessive perspiration, dry using certain dry on them. You can also try soaking in a dilute solution of tea. ...Read more

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What are some ways to avoid smelly feet?

What are some ways to avoid smelly feet?

Many: May want to try an antifungal . You can try soaking in dilute tea. You can see a podiatrist to see what the underlying problem is. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Smelly feet?

What is the definition or description of: Smelly feet?

Who cut the cheese.: 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, sulfurous and vinegar like. ...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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What causes smelly feet? My husbands feet really smells sometimes

What causes smelly feet? My husbands feet really smells sometimes

Usually Bacteria: Or fungus.....Excessive sweating, can increase growth of either.....Make sure he washes feet and then try antiperspirant spray on feet. ...Read more

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How can one get rid of smelly feet?

How can one get rid of smelly feet?

Smelly feet: As already stated there are a number of things to do as it is often a problem with more than one cause. Hygiene is probably the most important thing to do , but do not discount all the other suggestions. See your podiatrist if the problem persists ...Read more

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