Sweaty Feet (or hyperhidrosis) is a common condition that leads to excessive sweating of the soles of the feet.
This condition can be both embarrassing and uncomfortable which can effect an individuals day to day lifestyle.
The exact cause of sweaty feet is unknown, however, is mainly due to overactive sweat glands.
There are over 250,000 sweat glands in each foot, with each foot producing half a pint of moisture per day. In most people sweat evaporates quickly, but in others the sweat may get trapped within the glands which allows bacteria to grow.
Some factors that can cause sweaty feet are:
Can also lead to:
Having a good daily foot hygiene routine will help:
If you experience foot issues that won't resolve through self care see an HCPC registered Podiatrist