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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
Podiatry 29 years experience
Burning peeling skin: Sounds like you may have athletes feet especially if you have nail fungus if it is athletes feet which is a fungus infection of the skin than its usually easy to treat with OTC creams if you can't get it to go away see a podiatrist or a dermatologist. Sometimes it will cause itching as well. Yes its reversible if its a fungus infection.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
Podiatry 29 years experience
Best Meds: I would see a Urologist
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
Podiatry 29 years experience
Foam mold: Yes as long as the person taking the impression knows about foot mechanics and proper positioning alternatives 1. 3d scan 2. plaster mold
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
Podiatry 29 years experience
Gout: Gout usually effects one area of the body at a time usually only one joint area is effected sounds like you have something going on in both legs same time consider seeing a Rheumatologist for a work up and a allergist
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
Podiatry 29 years experience
Bump -jaw: I would go see your 1. Family Doctor -Internist 2. Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialists 3. Gastroenterologist
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
Podiatry 29 years experience
Burning ankles: You need a evaluation/exam by a podiatrist or orthopedist May just need more mechanical support for your feet and ankles Have them check the joints and your tendons and foot position when standing also make sure your shoes are in good shape your growth plates should be closed 14-16 years but they may want x-rays done Is your burning in the inside, back, front or outside of the ankles ?
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
Podiatry 29 years experience
Athletes foot : You can try otc Lamisil (terbinafine) cream if it doesn't work see a podiatrist or a skin specialist.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
Podiatry 29 years experience
Athletes feet : Athletes feet usually itches more than dead skin.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
Podiatry 29 years experience
Foot pain: 1. Get an x-xray 2. See podiatrist 3. Get treatment that's not normal.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
Podiatry 29 years experience
Could be many things: Commons problems podiatrist see associated w pain in the feet 1. Plantar fasciitis 2. Tendonitis 3. Stress fractures 4 arthritis 5 neuromas get an exam by a podiatrist.
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