Sweat it could appear anywhere, including in the leg. But you should not consider trivial excessive sweating in the feet, because it could be a sign it was a cause of disease or other adverse conditions.
Legs that have excessive sweating is known as plantar hyperhidrosis medical terms.This condition can be a significant problem and interfere with quality of life.
Several serious conditions can also cause excessive sweating and a burning feeling, including diabetes who had entered the neurological complications and peripheral vascular disease, as quoted by CNN.
In addition the use of shoes in the long term also makes the dead skin cells accumulate in enclosed spaces with sweat. In such conditions, fungi and bacteria can multiply and the body that cause odor and infections.
Most of the fungus on the feet are on the soles and between fingers. More severe conditions of the fungus is usually referred to as athlete’s foot or tinea pedis who need further medical treatment.
Even so some steps can be done to overcome the excessive sweating in the feet, namely:
- Washing your feet daily with warm water and antibacterial soap, then dry feet thoroughly, especially between the fingers using a soft dry cotton towel.
- Using a shoe spray designed to reduce odor and prevent the accumulation of bacteria and fungi.
- Using a foot powder to keep feet to stay dry
- Using the thick socks that can absorb sweat and help vent the foot
- Using the socks are made from 100 percent cotton or wool, and avoid socks and stockings of synthetic material (polyester or nylon) because it could aggravate the problem
- If there is still excessive sweating, then change socks several times a day
- Using a shoe with good ventilation and avoid plastic or nylon shoes. If you’re not using the shoes, let your free foot and exposed to air.
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