Foot odour is common when you wear shoes that don't "breathe." Usually, if you take off your shoes, wash your feet, and put on clean socks, the odour goes away. Occasionally the problem continues despite your efforts to get rid of the odour. Persistent odour may mean a:
Bacterial infection has developed. Prescription medicine may be needed to clear up the problem.
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Gavin W. G. Chalmers, DPM, FACFAS - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery
Medical Review:William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Gavin W. G. Chalmers, DPM, FACFAS - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery