What Is Foot Odour?
What Are The Symptoms Of Foot Odour?
How Do I Treat Foot Odour?
- Anti-odour creams or sprays
- Wearing cotton or wool socks
- Rotate between two to three pairs of shoes throughout the week ensuring shoes thoroughly dry between uses
- Change socks once or more per day when feet become sweaty
- Check for underlying causes of bacterial or fungal infections that require medical treatment
What Can Cause Foot Odor?
Certain risk factors may increase your chances of getting developing foot odor:
What Causes Foot Odour?
- Wearing socks or hosiery made from synthetic materials such as polyester or nylon
- Wearing closed-toed shoes without socks
- Wearing shoes made from materials that have poor ventilation, such as rubber, leather, and synthetics
How Do I Prevent Foot Odour?
- Wear cotton or wool socks
- Change your socks frequently so they stay clean and dry
- Wear socks with your shoes to avoid the accumulation of oil, dirt, and dead skin cells in your footwear
- Remove your shoes throughout the day if your feet start feeling too toasty
- Use a foot file to remove dead skin from your feet
- Use anti-perspirant foot spray
- Apply anti-odour creams
Book an appointment for foot odour
You do not need a referral to become a patient at our foot clinic. Schedule an appointment by using the Appointment Request form below or phoning the clinic at 416-769-FEET(3338).