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Foot Odour

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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:

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By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Last Revised December 13, 2010

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