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Anonymous asked in HealthGeneral Health CareOther - General Health Care · 2 months ago

How to clean my sneakers best if not wearing socks?

Hello, I suffered an injury to my leg and for the near future don’t want to wear socks because my foot is always swelling. I end up getting huge marks around the socks. I usually wear flip flops, but there are times when I must wear sneakers. I am somewhat mobile now. What can I do to sanitize the sneakers after use? Foot powder or baking soda? Fabreeze ? Thank you!

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  • Hope!
    Lv 7
    2 months ago
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    stay away from Febreeze! First, it is nothing but chemicals that have been linked to cancer! Here's an article https://cvskinlabs.com/7-reasons-why-you-shouldnt-...

    It wouldn't be good to use in the air, but also, you don't want it on your feet - the soles of your feet are highly absorbable.. don't use it.. 

    Here's a great article on what you can do.. 

    https://aaptiv.com/magazine/smelly-shoes-running

  • 1 month ago

    Let the sneakers air out completely for about 48 hours before wearing them again. 

  • Mog
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Some sneakers can be washed in the washing machine. 

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