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Posted May 19, 2014 - 02:01 PM

Years ago I had bad foot fungus. My feet smelled so bad that my wife wouldn't  let me take my shoes off until after we ate. Her elderly uncle said that I should soak my feet in bleach and water every night for a week. I have not had smelly feet since and if I do start getting something on my feet it's back to the bleach and water. 

You want enough bleach in the water so that the water feels slippery. Maybe 2 table spoons in a gallon of warm water.

Cheap and it works great.


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Posted May 19, 2014 - 07:49 PM

I've tried several things over the years. I got through stages with my feet. Athletes foot. Dry skin. Calloused.

Having your feet in thick mine boots all day sweating and not being able to breathe really tears up your feet

Vics vapor rub seems to help.

Bleach diluted in water works. Sounds scary but it works great.

Vinegar soaks work too.
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Posted May 19, 2014 - 09:41 PM

Blue Star ointment from Wally world  . Can be hard to find . 

 

 Rotate or thro out badly worn or soaked shoes ..

 

 Eliminate chafing between the toes with bag balm etc .



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Posted May 19, 2014 - 10:24 PM

Laugh if you will, but cattle meds work great on people for many things. You may try the stuff below available at most any animal med supply, TSC, or local coop. I know it's cured ringworm my kids & I got from calves years ago.

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Daniel is right some meds fo livestock will do wonders. I remeber my dad hahorn locust thorn break off in his finger. That thing swelled(infected) up and I thought he would lose it. My grandmother dosed it good with udder balm, gave him a little bottle of it and told him to change the bandage often and use the balm till it cleared up Within a week it was healed,

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Posted May 20, 2014 - 08:42 AM

My dad used to have some "watkin's black salve" for the animals, that stuff was like a miracle cure. We used it on some sheep that got tore up by a couple dogs, they were healed in days.


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Posted May 20, 2014 - 11:07 AM

My dad used to have some "watkin's black salve" for the animals, that stuff was like a miracle cure. We used it on some sheep that got tore up by a couple dogs, they were healed in days.


Yep, that's the same stuff my mom used on my boils--dark and as thick as axle grease.

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Posted May 20, 2014 - 12:07 PM

This is turning quite interesting. I think I will invest is the bleach and water first. Probably come out the cheapest option for now.

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Posted May 20, 2014 - 05:48 PM

Jock itch and athletes foot are something I've lived with forever. It's a pain and aggravating. Bleach isn't really good for your body but I may try it.

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Posted May 20, 2014 - 06:14 PM

Jock itch and athletes foot are something I've lived with forever. It's a pain and aggravating. Bleach isn't really good for your body but I may try it.

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The doctor recommended a 1/2 cup of bleach on a 1/4 bath tub of water when my 3 year old niece got some kind of skin infection. She did these once a day for a month.

My grandmother was a big supporter of bleach. I had a terrible infection in a burn on my arm. It was horrible. She dumped pure bleach over it. I screamed like a baby but the next day I had a clean scab over it and no more infection.

A couple cap fulls of bleach in a foot wash tub isn't going to harm you
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Posted May 24, 2014 - 01:35 AM

It seems that anything that really works, like the black salve, they manage to discontinue. I guess the "wrong people" are making money off it, lol. Getting rid of, or at least changing your boots is a good idea. Could be you are just reinfecting yourself by using the same footwear.I swear by bleach for clearing up infections.

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Posted May 24, 2014 - 08:47 AM

 

 

She dumped pure bleach over it.

That sounds pretty extreme to me. I guess no harm was done but wow.

If I remember correctly 30 parts water with 1 part bleach is considered a sanitary solution. So 2 ozs. of bleach to a quart of water would be a strong solution. 


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Posted May 25, 2014 - 07:31 AM

If I get into poison ivy, I come in and do a quick wash with straight Clorox, then wash it. I usually do not get the hives from it.

My mom should buy Clorox but the tanker she uses so much.

If I do get it, I then switch to Apple cider vinegar. I scratch the hives to open  hem up and then soak with vinegar. I do not recommend if you have no pain tolerance :D  


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Posted May 26, 2014 - 06:04 PM

I scratch the hives to open hem up and then soak with vinegar. I do not recommend if you have no pain tolerance :D



Looks like there's room for a high school level competition. I will try the apple vinegar, if no help from that bleach.

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Posted May 26, 2014 - 06:13 PM

Whatever footwear you plan on keeping should be treated with a solution of bleachwater  also and left to dry thoroughly . Socks likewise .



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Posted May 26, 2014 - 07:26 PM

White cotton socks changed a minimum of daily. Twice daily would be better. 






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