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 - 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 - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery