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Are The Symptoms Of Trench Foot Bad Smelly
Painful wet feet: The name trench foot was given to soldiers who never removed their boots, during world war i, and so they had poor foot hygiene and developed painful infections of the feet. U.S. Soldiers in vietnam also had problems with foot infections because of wet feet that were not washed and dried often enough. Certain germs give a foul smell to the feet. The term trench foot is not used much anymore. ...Read more
Trench foot is a medical condition caused by prolonged exposure of the feet to damp, unsanitary, and cold conditions. It is one of many immersion foot syndromes. The use of the word trench in the name of this condition is a reference to trench warfare, mainly associated with world war i. Good information can ...Read more
Wet, discolored toes: Feet go numb and the toes can turn red or blue due to excessive moisture. This can turn gangrene if not treated. This is typically from people whose feet are moist and damp and have no chance to get their feet dry. If you think you have this, consult your podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can you about really bad athletics foot, there is real bad peeling of skin black skin comin off the bottom of the foot. The odor is horrendous?
Several things: There are plenty of topical creams and gels that you can get over the counter at any pharmacy or supermarket. Proper hygiene and ensuring the places you bath or shower are clear of fungus are important. More recently, companies are promoting ultra violet lights that go into your shoes and kill various types of fungus. ...Read more
S&S of foot gangrene: In the early stages, a wound surrounded by redness followed by tissue death with darkened avascular tissue, drainage, air entrapped in the tissues causing a crunching sound with eventual malodorous drainage and red streaks running up the leg followed by fever, sepsis and eventually death may occur in untreated gangrene. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My feet are in severe pain and also sometimes itchy. The tips of the toes, the ball of the foot, and heel are extremely tender. No redness or swelling?
Plantar fasciitis : The most likely cause is something called plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a thick tissue that attaches to the heel bone(calcaneus). It can become inflamed and cause pain with walking and running. It can be treated by stretching, anti-inflammatory drugs, and heel cups(can get at pharmacy or sports store). Try a google search for the exercises. Sometimes a cortisone injection may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Needs to be checked: It is very uncommon to have Inflenza recurring as you get better you develop antibodies to that strain.Question is recurrent over how long period.Yearly recurrence if you are not immunized with Flu V accine is not uncommon Any viral infection can cause pain in legs and toes and it can be due to many other causes Consult your doctor and get to the bottom of it.Your Diagnosis and appropriate treatme ...Read more
Infection: There could be several ranging from streaks going up your toe or foot, elevated temperature , nausea , malaise , elevated heart rate , rapid breathing, to name a few . If you suspect this see either your podiatrist or primary care doc for immediate help . Sepsis can be very dangerous. ...Read more
Pain/shoe irritation: Claw toes are the contracture of both joints in a toe. Symptoms can include the top of the toe rubbing in the shoe and/or the tip of the toe becoming painful or callusing due to abnormal pressure. Padding can be helpful, but surgery may be necessary depending on severity of symptom/problem. Foothealthfacts.Org. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Athlete's Feet: Athlete's feet condition is a fungal infection. It typically starts on the bottom of the foot or between toes. It needs moisture like sweating or wet environments to grab hold. It can look like boils, or little pimples, but also scaling skin, redness, and typically itches. It is treated by drying out the environment as best as possible. Some creams with anti fungal can work, but some are too wet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer