We’ve already had a few heat waves roll through Middlesex County this summer—late July was blistering—and that can mean a lot of sweaty, stinky feet.
Aside from the obvious (not wanting to blast your friends, neighbors and loved ones with a funky odor), sweaty feet can also be a problem for the health of your nails and skin. Overly damp feet, socks, and shoes can contribute to flaky skin, cracked heels, and even fungal infections like athlete’s foot or fungal toenails.
So, keeping your feet clean and dry is important! Here are some of our top tips to help your feet beat the summer heat:
If you find your feet are sweating excessively—more than what you might expect from a typical hot summer day—you may have a condition such as hyperhidrosis. Dr. Thapar can help you control this embarrassing and frustrating problem by recommending over-the-counter treatments or prescribing stronger medications. Visit us in South Plainfield, NJ by dialing 908-222-8980 today.