Feet contain about 250,000 sweat glands and are capable of producing 250 ml(one cup)of sweat a day.The smell came from bacteria on the skin that breakdown the sweat,excreting offensive swelling waste amount of persons feet sweat depends on their genetic make up and activity level.
But this problem can be solved to some extent because there are some home and over the counter treatment that can help to overcome this problem.
The basic include washing feet daily and drying them thoroughly,using odor(smell)absorbing soles.Choosing socks cotton or a mix of cotton,synthetic fiber for more persistent problem soak your feet once a day in water containing drying agent like vinegar or salt..use absorbant pwder such as baby powder or starch in shoes,to control excessive sweating.edical treatment includes using antiperspirants localy to skin.
Perspiration and Body odour and Homeopathic Medicines:
Arsenic Album: Sweaty palms,worse in company.
- Calc Carb: Sweating,especially of the head,in infancy.
- China Offic.: Sweating and debility after illness.
- Flouric acid : The sweat has a sour smell.
- Merc Sol : When the sweat has an offensive odour.
- Phosphorus: Exhausting sweats,especially at night.
- Psorinum: Persistent sweating,especially menopausal.
- Silicea : Cold sweaty feet.
- Sulphur : Hot sweaty feet.