- Why do my feet smell so bad even after I wash them?
- What kills athlete’s foot instantly?
- Should I wear socks to bed with athlete’s foot?
- What are signs of diabetic feet?
- Why are the sides of my feet cracking?
- Do you have to throw away your shoes if you have athlete’s foot?
- What is the strongest treatment for athlete’s foot?
- Is dry cracked feet a sign of diabetes?
- What is diabetic foot pain feel like?
Why do my feet smell so bad even after I wash them?
There are naturally some bacteria on the feet.
These bacteria help break down sweat on the feet as it’s released.
If bacteria and sweat build up, a foul odor can form.
Extra bacteria tend to form when a person sweats in their shoes, takes them off, and then puts them back on without allowing them to fully dry..
What kills athlete’s foot instantly?
Like hydrogen peroxide, rubbing alcohol can help kill off the fungus that’s on the surface level of the skin. You can apply it directly to the affected area or soak your feet in a footbath of 70 percent rubbing alcohol and 30 percent water for 30 minutes.
Should I wear socks to bed with athlete’s foot?
Wearing socks to bed can help prevent transmission of the fungus. Even if you avoid contact, your partner can still develop athlete’s foot if you walk around the house barefoot.
What are signs of diabetic feet?
Warning Signs of Diabetic Foot ProblemsIncrease swelling of legs or feet.Change of skin color.Burning or tingling sensation.Lack of feeling in the feet.Numbness in the toes.Ingrown toenails.Slow to heal sores.Cracks between toes.More items…•
Why are the sides of my feet cracking?
Share on Pinterest Cracked heels may be caused by obesity, poorly fitting shoes, or standing for long periods of time. Dry skin usually causes cracked heels. When weight and pressure are applied to the fat pad under the heel, the skin expands sideways.
Do you have to throw away your shoes if you have athlete’s foot?
Your feet are safe inside shoes or socks — as long as you keep them dry. Otherwise, let those toes out in the air. Without treatment, athlete’s foot will make your feet even itchier and more miserable. It can also turn into a more serious infection if you don’t take care of it.
What is the strongest treatment for athlete’s foot?
ReferencesDrugCure Rates, %FormTerbinafine (Lamisil)701% cream, solution, sprayNaftifine (Naftin)701% gel, creamButenafine (Mentax)701% creamTolnaftate (Tinactin, Altate)641% powder, spray, cream3 more rows
Is dry cracked feet a sign of diabetes?
High blood sugar and poor circulation resulting from diabetes are common causes for dry skin. Nerve damage may prevent you from knowing your feet are dry, cracked, and painful.
What is diabetic foot pain feel like?
Diabetic neuropathy can cause numbness or tingling in your fingers, toes, hands, and feet. Another symptom is a burning, sharp, or aching pain (diabetic nerve pain). The pain may be mild at first, but it can get worse over time and spread up your legs or arms.