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Foot Odour

PedozFoot odour is a common problem caused by excessive perspiration and the growth of bacteria on the feet.

 Even the most fastidiously clean people can suffer from foot odour. There is a range of simple treatments available to address this problem.

The following treatments may be useful, depending on the cause of the problem:

  • Topical (applied to the skin) or oral (by mouth) antibiotics may be prescribed, in severe cases, to kill off the bacteria.
    • Mild antiseptic solutions or soaps can be useful.
      • Light powders can help to absorb some of the moisture on the sole of the foot. We are stockist of Pedoz Foot Powder.
        • Methylated spirits applied once or twice a day can help dry the skin.
          • Avoid synthetic socks and wear shoes that allow good air circulation and allow the foot to breathe (leather is good).
            • Change your shoes regularly to allow them to dry and air.

 

If these treatments fail, contact a podiatrist.