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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Not so Fast....: Where and exactly how the specimen is harvested for culture is directly influenced by the experience of the physician harvesting the specimen. There i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
You Don't : You have to be careful putting antyhing down your cast. If you break the surface of the skin, you can develop an infection. If you lose something in ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Product: I can't recall the name of it but recently saw a product designed exclusively for this, i think it might of been called "cast blaster" a it had a stra ... Read More
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Try to avoid: Try to avoid scratching as you may cause trauma to the skin resulting in possible infection. Contact your doctor and voice your concerns. If the cas ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Circulatiin: Can be an indication of poor circulation or possibly raymauds disease where blood vessels constrict and spasm due to the cold. See your doctor.
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Dr. Brandon Hawkins
19 years experience Podiatry
Dermatitis: Most likely temperature induced dermatitis.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Hot feet: The first right thing to do - because there are a lot of possible causes here - is to see your podiatrist for an exam and treatment. Good luck.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Contact dermatitis: The causes of itching could be many including allergy, fungal infection, insect bites etc. Scraching can often induce swelling. See your physician if ... Read More
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Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Acute athlete's foot: The first thing that comes to mind is that this is one of the presentations of acute athlete's foot. Use drying soaks (epsom salts or dilute vinegar) ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Lyons
17 years experience Podiatry
Cat scratch: You should be ok but the question is what does the wound look like did it heal without complication.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience Dermatology
See dermatologist: could be scar, but needs to be evaluated by derm
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Could be : Neuropathy, or you might just have skin fungus that you can't see.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bites: Obviously they need to be examined for a proper diagnosis, see your doctor first.

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