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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!

3 Answers

  • Hope!
    Lv 7
    2 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    stay away from Febreeze! First, it is nothing but chemicals that have been linked to cancer! Here's an article

    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..

  • 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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