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Edmond, OK
A 37-year-old female asked:

My bf wears mid-calf steel-toed boots for protection/support. lately he's been getting itchy, sometimes painful, pus-filled bumps. what r they?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Sounds like: Fungus infection. He should try anti-fungal cream, wear absorbant socks, let feet air out when ever possible. If still a problem, see podiatrist.
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