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Why do my feet smell?

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While body odor is usually associated with the armpits, bacteria can also produce odor in the groin, anus area, upper thighs, and feet, among other places. Thoroughly washing your skin with a wet washcloth and soap -- especially those areas prone to sweating -- can help prevent body odor. Remember that smelly feet can also cause smelly shoes. Treating your shoes with an over-the-counter deodorizer can help. Also, wear thick, absorbent socks if you can.

From: Preventing Body Odor WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: Wikipedia web site: "Body Odor." Health 911 web site: "Body Odor Remedies." DermNet NZ web site:  "Antiperspirants".

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 15, 2017

SOURCES: Wikipedia web site: "Body Odor." Health 911 web site: "Body Odor Remedies." DermNet NZ web site:  "Antiperspirants".

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 15, 2017

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