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Which high-tech methods can I follow to treat foot odor?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The high-tech tricks you can follow to fight foot odor are:
  • If simple methods to treat foot odor fail, consider a chemical peel. Using a special kind of acid, a podiatrist can peel away the top layer of skin and the microorganisms living on it. Your skin will shed for a few days, which isn’t attractive, but within a week, your feet will emerge fresh and soft.
  • Buy a Sterishoe, a device that produces a special kind of ultraviolet light that kills viruses, bacteria, and fungi. Place it in your shoes for 45 minutes every night.

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