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Do certain types of shoes cause smelly feet? Like sandals?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
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In brief: Yes

Certain materials may not absorb sweat and may give off a bad odor. Also if the shoe doesn't "breathe".

In brief: Yes

Certain materials may not absorb sweat and may give off a bad odor. Also if the shoe doesn't "breathe".
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not usually

It could be a reaction to the material that the shoe is made of.
Some materials do not breath as well as others and cause increased heat, perspiration and odor.

In brief: Not usually

It could be a reaction to the material that the shoe is made of.
Some materials do not breath as well as others and cause increased heat, perspiration and odor.
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