Is It Safe To Soak Feet In Hydrogen Peroxide?

Hydrogen peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide can effectively kill the fungus on the surface level of the foot, as well as any surface bacteria that could cause an infection.

Pour hydrogen peroxide directly onto the affected area.

Note that it may sting, and it should bubble, especially if you have open wounds.

How long do you soak your feet in hydrogen peroxide?

Cool mixture (optional: add a few capfuls of hydrogen peroxide). Soak feet for 15-20 minutes. When done with either soak, dry your toenails thoroughly.

What can I soak my feet in to get rid of toenail fungus?

The antifungal properties also make vinegar soaks a good idea for people who have toenail fungus. Soak your feet for 10 to 15 minutes daily in a vinegar bath until the infection subsides. You can increase the length of time in the soak gradually. It may take two to three weeks or longer to see improvement in symptoms.

Does hydrogen peroxide kill foot odor?

Use a disinfectant to kill the bacteria. Rub/scrub either hydrogen peroxide over the inside to kill the smelly bacteria, or spritz your shoes with tee tree or lavender oil (mixed with water).

Can I soak my infected toe in hydrogen peroxide?

For mild nail infection or while waiting to see a doctor: Soak the affected foot or hand 3 to 4 times daily for 20 minutes in warm water. You can add hydrogen peroxide (half of the solution).