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Skin infection at base of my feet causing blister?

Skin infection at base of my feet causing blister?

See a podiatrist: You could have a bad case of tinea pedis, also known as athlete's foot. Sometimes it is so bad that it can cause the skin to crack and fissure, allowing bacteria to enter and cause infection, which can be accompanied by blisters. See a podiatrist, who may start you on both an antibiotic and an antifungal. Other possibilities include eczema or atopic dermititis, which can also blister. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Can a bacterial infection cause blisters on your feet?

Can a bacterial infection cause blisters on your feet?

Yes: Any bacteria a s staph and or strep infection can develop blisters on feet, also any bacteria , also there are virus one common and infectious is hand , mouth foot disease caused by virus , with initial infection in the mouth. ...Read more

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My husband on occasion will get cellulitus (usually from the knee area down to his foot). The infection starts as a blister and will spread. At one ti?

My husband on occasion will get cellulitus (usually from the knee area down to his foot). The infection starts as a blister and will spread. At one ti?

Treat athlete's foot: Recurrent cellulitis (actually lymphangitis) of the lower leg is usually caused by chronic athlete's foot. Bacteria gets in through the fissures between the toes, and is carried into the leg by lymph channels. So while the infection must be treated with an antibiotic, the athlete's foot needs to be treated too, to prevent future infections. ...Read more

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Fungal infection on foot. Present 8+ yrs. Comes on as blisters, fades over time. I used terbinafine for 9mo. Worked but infections back. What to do?

Fungal infection on foot. Present 8+ yrs. Comes on as blisters, fades over time. I used terbinafine for 9mo. Worked but infections back. What to do?

Infection from withi: You may need an oral antifungal medication to kill the infection from within. In addition, you should get your feet examined to make sure you don't have a bacterial superinfection. Third, disinfect all shoes, slippers, footwear with an antifungal spray/vapor. Fourth, wash all socks in hot water. Either way, have your feet examined by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Had Ring like infection on grion for sometime.Now little red blisters on grion and feet along with ringworm.used flucanozole and miconazole.

Had Ring like infection on grion for sometime.Now little red blisters on grion and feet along with ringworm.used flucanozole and miconazole.

Ringworm: Creams for ringworm are first line treatment, but if this does not work, you may need to see your doctor who can prescribe medications by mouth. Consider, also, that this may not be ringworm after all. Your doctor should be able to help you with this. ...Read more

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I just had surgery on my foot. 2 days later i developed fracture blisters and a strep infection. Are these related to the surgery?

I just had surgery on my foot. 2 days later i developed fracture blisters and a strep infection. Are these related to the surgery?

Not enough info: You said that you had fracture blisters. Did you have a fracture? Was it an open fracture? An infection can happen after any operation-that's a risk of surgery. ...Read more

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What to do for blisters on feet?

What to do for blisters on feet?

Use : Sterile needle, drain it but leave roof on until it falls off. Cover with neosporin and bandaid. Caused by friction. If diabetic see podiatrist. ...Read more

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How can I prevent blisters on feet?

See below: Wear appropriate socks and proper fitting shoes. Inserts may also be helpful. Blisters are caused by excessive friction, sliding. If this is minimized that will help to prevent this. ...Read more

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Why do I get water blisters on feet?

Why do I get water blisters on feet?

Athlete's foot: These are often caused by a fungal infection commonly referred to at athlete's foot. There are many different presentations and this is one of them. Use drying soaks (dilute vinegar or epsom salts). One of the otc topicals i recommend is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. If this doesn't work, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more