Foot Odor

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Foot Odor

Topic Overview

Foot odor 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 odor goes away. Occasionally the problem continues despite your efforts to get rid of the odor. Persistent odor may mean a:

Credits

Current as of: March 2, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine

Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine

Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine

H. Michael O'Connor MD - Emergency Medicine

Gavin W.G. Chalmers DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery