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Remedies for Stinky Feet

When smelly feet were brought up at a recent podiatry appointment for a man, the doctor told the wife that feet have sweat glands too. Foot odor can be helped. He advised her to use spray deodorant on them. She bought deodorant and the smell subsided from the feet. The amount you use can be controlled if you need more or less. Washing your shoes often will also cut down on smelly feet.

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Keep an inexpensive container of solid deodorant where you first put on your shoes in the morning. Just quickly rub the deodorant stick over the bottom of your feet (soles and toes), before putting on your socks or shoes.

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To remedy stinky toes, soak your feet in a pail of warm black tea many times. Wear sandals and air your feet.

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I went to a foot doctor with my stinky feet. He gave me prescription for an antifungal to rub on the bottom of my feet. He also said if my feet ever stink again to put underarm deodorant before putting your socks on.

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June 19, 2013

I have visited my doctor more than five times. I used different treatments such as: Ketoconazole cream and shampoo, Itraconazole tablets for a month, and clotrimazole cream and powder for a long time. In addition to this, I would change my shoes and socks a couple of times very day; I washed my feet two times a day. But I didn't get any solution. It smells even with in an open shoe. So please I need your experience.

By Solomon B

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June 19, 20130 found this helpful

Here is a link I found that answers this question, as a matter of fact, there are many answers on this link.
www.wikihow.com/Get-Rid-of-Foot-Odor

Blessings, Robyn from Tennessee

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May 21, 2011

After I take my shoes off my feet and shoes smell awful. It stinks up the whole house. What can I do?

By Sue K.

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May 22, 20110 found this helpful

one thing I have found that works is ater you wash your feet wipe them down with Watkins Red Liniment. It really helps cut down on the smell.
www.watkinsonline.com/productdetail.cfm?Product=02317&gcatalogLocale...

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May 22, 20110 found this helpful

Baking soda in your shoes every night and a medicated powder in your socks every day. If your feet sweat, take a few extra pair of socks to change during the day. Before you change socks, dry your feet well, sprinkle more powder on your feet then put on dry socks. It's really not good to wear the same pair of shoes two days in a row. Alternate If you can.

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May 23, 20110 found this helpful

Soak your feet in a strong solution of black tea and the hottest water you can stand for 20-30 minutes. Use inexpensive teabags (cheaper the better) to make the tea solution and leave them in while u soak. Every once in a while, rub your soles over the bags in the water. As others have said, do not wear the same shoes more than two days in a row. You also might try that clinical strength underarm deodorant but put it on your feet.

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May 23, 20110 found this helpful

My husband's feet were the same way. He bought "ODOR EATERS" placed them in his shoes and his shoes and feet have been odor free.

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May 23, 20110 found this helpful

When you are in the shower, scrub your feet good with a soft brush, such as you would use for your back. It gets the pores open. Be sure to get in between your toes.

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December 16, 2010

My feet stink even after a shower, scrub, and massage, nothing helps?

By crazy eddiy

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December 16, 20100 found this helpful

Soak your feet in Brewed Black Tea. Ten days of soaking for 15 minutes and then soak as necessary! Just saw it on Dr. Oz the other day

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December 17, 20100 found this helpful

My son had such stinky feet, once on vacation we threw his shoes out the car window but we learned
Degree deodorant spray used for a few days stops it for months. Lots of luck.

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December 17, 20100 found this helpful

Soak those feet for a min of 15 min in 2 quarts of water, 1 cup of kosher salt and 1/2 cup lemon juice. No need to wash feet after you soak. Just pat them dry. Make sure you wear 100 percent cotton socks so your feet can breathe. foot powder helps (i use my own homemade stuff which is baking soda and talc). Also, try not to wear the same shoes every day and keep a pair filled with foot powder while you are not wearing them. Wash tennis shoes and slippers often using washing soda along with your detergent. If your feet start getting dry from the lemon juice or powder, simply apply glycerin lotion before you put on the foot powder

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December 18, 20100 found this helpful

I read on thrifty that rubbing alcohol works for under arm odor, works great, might work for feet.

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December 19, 20100 found this helpful

A friend once told me "Zinc if you stink!". I'm not sure if it works but it's safe to try it!

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February 5, 20110 found this helpful

I tried Pedisolix from germany anti foot odor product. Its realy amazing. 1 Appl. last up to 4 Month.

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March 21, 2014

My feet smell bad. I think that it is because of sweating too much on my feet. I have tried different medications and home remedies, but it is not working. What do you advise me to do? Thanks.

By David from VA

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June 2, 2012

My feet will stink at work even though I change shoes every day. They stink more with my shoes on and most of the time my shoes and socks don't stink at the end of the day. I suspect it is an internal problem. What can I do?

By Art

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April 4, 2018

This is a page about preventing stinky feet from Crocs. Keeping your feet from sweating is the best way to help prevent foot odor. Try wearing cotton socks with your Crocs, use foot deodorant, or wash your feet a couple of times during the day on hot days.

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March 2, 2011

Stinky feet? I use the same deodorant that I use under my arms on my feet. It does the same thing. I like the spray type best for under the arms and feet.

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December 16, 2010

I am looking for a remedy for feet that stink.

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November 14, 2010

Are there any concoctions out there for smelly feet while in the shoes?

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May 10, 2010

What is the best remedy for your boyfriend's stinky feet?

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My granddaughter is 10 and has such stinky feet. I have tried everything I can think of.

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