5 doctors weighed in:
Seldom wear shoes in summer. Any problems besides calluses?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michael Wynn
Podiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Shoeless summer
Every year during the summer, i spend more time than i would like in the emergency room. Treating people who have been going bare foot.
About 60% of the time , I am taking them into surgery. Puncture wounds, foreign bodies, infections, etc... Please save yourself anguish, pain and misery.. Keep your shoes on, so that you can avoid seeing one of us, in the er.

In brief: Shoeless summer
Every year during the summer, i spend more time than i would like in the emergency room. Treating people who have been going bare foot.
About 60% of the time , I am taking them into surgery. Puncture wounds, foreign bodies, infections, etc... Please save yourself anguish, pain and misery.. Keep your shoes on, so that you can avoid seeing one of us, in the er.
Dr. Michael Wynn
Dr. Michael Wynn
Thank
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
You are opening yourself up to cuts, fungal infections, foreign body in the foot.

In brief: Yes
You are opening yourself up to cuts, fungal infections, foreign body in the foot.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified, Dermatology
12 years in practice
93K people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors