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Foot odor

Foot odor: Introduction

Foot odor: Foot odor refers to feet that smell. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Foot odor, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Foot odor:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Foot odor. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Foot odor:

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Foot odor: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Foot odor, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Alternative Treatments for Foot odor

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Foot odor may include:

  • Vinegar and grapefruit seed extract soak
  • Thyme oil soak
  • Low-meat diet
  • Vegetarian diet
  • more treatments »

Stories from Users for Foot odor

Real-life user stories relating to Foot odor:

Message Boards for Foot odor

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Foot odor or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Foot odor:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Foot odor. Some of these are listed below :

  • Skin scrapings of fungal skin infection - for microscopy and culture.
  • Swab of discharge, if present - to detect bacteria that may be responsible for a bacterial skin infection.
  • more tests...»

Foot odor: Animations

Foot odor: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Foot odor may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Foot odor

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Foot odor. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

Create your printable checklist here.

See Foot odor Assessment Questionnaire (6 listings)

Misdiagnosis and Foot odor

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Organs affected by Foot odor:

The list of organs typically affected by Foot odor may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Foot odor

The list below shows some of the causes of Foot odor mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Foot odor?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Foot odor. Of the 4 causes of Foot odor that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Foot odor:

The following list of conditions have 'Foot odor' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Foot odor or choose View All.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Foot odor?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Foot odor, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

Classifications of Foot odor:

Medical Conditions associated with Foot odor:

Odor symptoms (148 causes), Foot symptoms (2265 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Odour symptoms (148 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

Symptoms related to Foot odor:

Odor symptoms (148 causes), Bad breath (100 causes), Foot symptoms (2265 causes), Normal sweating, Bacterial foot infection, Fungal foot infection, Athlete's foot (6 causes)

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Foot odor

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