Your feet contain about 250,000 sweat glands each, which is way more than any other part of your body, so it’s no wonder that moisture-related foot odor is a major cause of trips to your foot doctor’s office. Bacteria and fungi love the moist environment inside your shoes so taking steps to keep your feet clean and dry will help decrease foot odor.
Foot odor can be caused by the following:
For help treating foot odor and to find out if it’s caused by some underlying condition, contact your foot doctor for the proper care. At Atlantic Foot and Ankle Specialists, Dr. Melissa Robitaille and Dr. Todd Newsom treat virtually all types of foot and ankle disorders including bunions, hammertoes, ingrown toenails, and heel pain. Equipped with leading-edge technologies such as extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) and laser surgery for toenail fungus, we provide specialized, compassionate service for patients in the Pooler, Georgia area of Chatham County. For any pain and discomfort you are experiencing with your feet and ankles, contact us today at (912) 988-3323.