As a skin disease of the feet, athlete’s foot sounds far less scary than diseases of the heart, brain, arteries or other organs, but it is difficult for both men and women to escape. Many people in life suffer from athlete’s foot, but they don’t know how to treat athlete’s foot. However, if a small amount of athlete’s foot is left behind or treated in an improper way, it may lead to unintended serious consequences.
Everyone has heard that soaking feet with white vinegar can treat athlete’s foot. Is this statement credible? Can feet in white vinegar really cure athlete’s foot?
Soaking feet with white vinegar can help to treat athlete’s foot, but it is only suitable for patients with milder athlete’s foot. In severe cases, you still need to seek medical treatment in time and take medication according to your doctor’s advice.
athlete’s foot is caused by pathogenic fungal infections, and athlete’s foot may occur regardless of the quality of the body. Especially in a hot and humid environment, fungal infections will be more rapid, which is why summer is the season for athlete’s foot, and at the same time, the symptoms of athlete’s foot will be more serious.
Traditional Chinese medicine believes that white vinegar has the effects of reducing swelling and pain, dispersing moisture, and can also relieve itching and astringent. Therefore, soaking feet with white vinegar can treat athlete’s foot, that is, soaking feet with white vinegar has certain therapeutic effects. In daily life, add some white vinegar to the water when soaking your feet, and then it can play a very good antiseptic effect as usual soaking your feet.
This is because the growth environment of fungi needs to be in a neutral and alkaline place. For fungi, if they are in an acidic environment, their reproductive power will be relatively weakened. Our body is acidic when we first sweat, but if we keep sweating, our environment will become neutral. In this case, if we do not clean up the sweat in time, it will be the fungus.
We all know that white vinegar is an acidic substance. When we soak our feet with white vinegar, the environment on our feet will become acidic. This will change the environment on our feet and the reproduction of fungi will be inhibited to a certain extent. This is how white vinegar soaks the feet to treat athlete’s foot.
Washing feet with white vinegar has many benefits. It can not only treat athlete’s foot, but also improve the skin of the feet. But it needs to be reminded that foot soaking with vinegar is aimed at patients with mild athlete’s foot. If your athlete’s foot is already very serious, the effect of soaking feet with vinegar is relatively mild. Therefore, it is recommended that patients with severe athlete’s foot seek professional doctors. Get treatment to get rid of the trouble caused by athlete’s foot as soon as possible.