My Symptoms

Smelly feet

On a regular basis and - it must be recognized - not very elegant, we speak of "feet that stink" or "feel feet". This problem of smelly feet is a real problem for people who suffer from it.

The foot is one of the parts of the body the most solicited and probably the most abused. This is one of the most sweaty places with nearly 250, 000 sweat glands at the plant level. Sweating is a system that regulates the body's temperature, in the form of evaporation of water normally contained in the body.

Sweat is essentially water and mineral salts. It is not perspiration itself that gives off an unpleasant smell, but the contact of sweat with the bacteria that are on the surface of the skin.

As soon as you wake up, your feet are locked in sandals or flip-flops at best, and in closed shoes, or even socks, most of the time. While the best way to treat the feet would be to leave them in the natural state and walk without shoes ... which is not possible for climatic - and social reasons.

And besides, if walking barefoot spares us perhaps the "stinking feet", but it is not the ideal solution either: dry and damaged feet would be the result, not to mention the hygienic problems . But then, what to do?

In our article, we take stock of the different causes of smelly feet to offer you adapted solutions: With our practical advice, you can finally say goodbye to "stinking feet".

You want to react, to give your testimony or to ask a question? See you in our FORUMS: Transpiration, Skin Care, General Health, ...!

Author: Ladane Azernour Bonnefoy.
Expert consultant: Dr. Fran├žoise Le Pallec, dermatologist.

Popular Posts

Category My Symptoms, Next Article

Enuresis: the advice of the specialist doctor - My Symptoms
My Symptoms

Enuresis: the advice of the specialist doctor

Interview of Dr. Georges Picherot, medical specialist, head of the pediatric department at Chu de Nantes. When should I go to a doctor? When the child is over five years old Up to five years, there is not much to do, it is often a matter of bladeless immaturity. It is necessary to allow time for maturation and learning
Read More
Hiccups - My Symptoms
My Symptoms

Hiccups

When suddenly we are surprised by the hiccups, the latter will tend to quickly annoy us. Hiccups are caused by an intermittent and involuntary contraction of the diaphragm, the main inspiratory muscle located between the chest and abdomen. Physiologically, it seems that hiccups do not really help. These repetitive contractions of the diaphragm may, in the long run, physically tire
Read More
Stress: the causes - My Symptoms
My Symptoms

Stress: the causes

Stress is a programmed reaction of the body. Whatever the responsible stimulus, our body reacts in a more or less identical way: the heart rate picks up, sweats appear ... If the fear or the emotion is more intense, more physical reactions can occur as nausea, vomiting. Psychic symptoms are coupled with physical manifestations
Read More
Yellow teeth: Treatments - My Symptoms
My Symptoms

Yellow teeth: Treatments

Treatments exist that restore the whiteness of teeth. For extrinsic stains, it is advisable to reduce the consumption of coloring products. Then, there are several ways to descale teeth, and you can also do dental clarification with your dentist. In contrast, the intrinsic stains are due to a problem during childhood or to the taking of antibiotics, they are more difficult to take care of than the extrinsic stains
Read More