Foot odor

What is Foot odor?

It is a type of body odor that affects the feet of humans and is generally considered to be an unpleasant smell. Maintaining good foot hygiene is the best way to prevent foot odor as it eliminates odor causing bacteria and removes dead skin cells and sebum.

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I am a 32 year old male, in fair health. I have a heart murmur since birth. I have developed an unusual problem with my feet. They sweat profusely...

doctor1 MD

Dear patient,

The first thing that needs to be ruled out is an active infection, particularly fungal. If this is not the case, and other causes are...

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could you please tell me if the bacteria that causes foot odour or other sweating odour from me, is XXXXXXX to other people through touching.Thank...

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Thanks for posting your query.
The bacteria that cause smell or body odour usually flourish in the moist conditions and live inside the body...

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For the past few months I ve been having at times a very strong body odor, like rubber. Even my kids can smell it, when they get into the car with...

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Since how long do you have this problem?Keep yourself in a cool area avoiding sweat.What are you working as?Do you have any skin...

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