What cause? According to Dr Rosario Labarbera, chief of podiatry at the General Hospital Center and Saint Mary’s Hospital in Passaic, New Jersey, foot of infants and young children have the legs to sweat even more than adults.
This is what causes the baby also has a foot odor. The cause of the smell of feet in infants are usually easily treated with some precautions. LIVESTRONG Launched on Thursday (11/18/2010), here are some factors that cause foot odor in infants:
1. Bacteria Bacteria in baby’s feet can cause bromhidrosis, namely the conditions that make very smelly feet. These bacteria will grow on sweaty feet and eat dead skin cells and oils on the skin of the foot. When processing food, the bacteria produce sulfur compounds that smell similar to rotten eggs, so that makes for a sweet baby legs.
2. Foot damp and dirty sweaty feet can create the perfect environment for bacteria to grow. And if not cleaned every day, the smell of the foot will continue. For that, clean the baby’s feet sweat, damp and dirty with a towel soaked in warm water every day. Also make sure baby’s feet are completely dry after bathing. Avoid using lotion when the baby’s feet still smell as it would make more humid dab provide food for bacteria.
3. Socks socks babies usually look cute with color warninya, but also contribute to sweet baby legs. Socks socks designed artificial barium, namely fiber that allows producers to make it cheap.MayoClinic.com recommends parents to buy socks made from natural fibers such as cotton or wool 100 percent. Socks with this material will be soft enough for baby’s skin and can also absorb perspiration.
4. Plastic shoes and cute little baby legs often make parents want to buy a variety of shoes. But parents should be careful and smart to choose, do not choose shoes that are made of plastic because it can cause the baby’s feet wet and smelly. Choose footwear made of natural materials such as leather or cloth that can evaporate sweat before the bacteria multiply in the baby’s feet.
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