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I have a blister on foot sole from boot?

I have a blister on foot sole from boot?

If your diabetic: Don't touch it go see a podiatrist. If your not diabetic and otherwise healthy, with a sterile instrument gently pierce the roof and allow fluid to ooze out. Cover with bandaid. ...Read more

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How do I treat a corn on my foot? I have a corn or a caluis on my foot

How do I treat a corn on my foot? I have a corn or a caluis on my foot

Ointment,change shoe: Soak your feet in warm water, apply an ointment like kerasal, cover with tape or a bandaid over night. That should help soften it and loosen it. Once you get rid of it stop wearing the shoe that is rubbing it. ...Read more

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Should a wart on bottom of foot be popped?

Should a wart on bottom of foot be popped?

No: If you can "pop" it, it probably is not a wart. Please see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes rid a corn on the pinkie toe?

What causes rid a corn on the pinkie toe?

First steps: File it down and apply vicks vapor rub to make it softer. Once fully down, use wider shoes to relieve pressure. Corns/calluses form from moisture, pressure, and repetitive sheer force. To relieve moisture, use spray deodorant daily on feet. If all else fails, then see your doctor for other means. The very last option is surgery. Good luck! hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can a corn be on the bottom of the foot hidden under 1 toe?

Can a corn be on the bottom of the foot hidden under 1 toe?

Yes and no: Corns are caused by pressure on bony prominences. This is possible if the corn is located on an area that gets lots of pressure. If the lesion is in the crease of the toe, it could be a wart instead. Warts are viral infections caused by puncture wounds. Warts are more painful than corns especially when compressed from side to side. Seek a foot specialist or dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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Is a pronated foot and flat foot the same thing?

Is a pronated foot and flat foot the same thing?

Pretty much...: We start out treating it with sympotmatically, mainly with a type of arch supports. These can be custom made orthotics, made specifically for your individual feet, by seeing a podiatrist. For otc supports, i really like spenco medical products. Try the polysorb cross-trainer, walker-runner or total support styles to get more support in your shoes. ...Read more

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How to remove a callus on bottom of big toe?

How to remove a callus on bottom of big toe?

See a foot doctor: A foot doctor can give you a accurate diagnosis to determine if it is callus and can the debride it if necessary. ...Read more

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How to help a bone spur on the foot I have a bone spur on the top of my foot and it hurts a lot

How to help a bone spur on the foot I have a bone spur on the top of my foot and it hurts a lot

It : It of course matters where the bony prominence is, but this may represent arthritis in your midfoot. It likely hurts because of the degeneration of the cartilage in the joint and the load your body puts on it with weight bearing. Various treatments, like anti-inflammatory medications, arch supports and sometimes even surgeries to fuse the degenerated joint(s) together can help a lot! sometimes the problem is a tight heelcord and stretching that may help as well. Good luck! ...Read more

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What;s a pustule on a foot between first and second toe?

What;s a pustule on a foot between first and second toe?

Blister?: A pustule is like a pimple or small superficial abscess. See a physician for treatment, especially if you are diabetic or might be diabetic. If you do not know whether you are diabetic, see your family md and get some blood tests. ...Read more

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A brownish patch on top of my foot, maybe a centimeter long. Is it some sort of foot fungus?

A brownish patch on top of my foot, maybe a centimeter long. Is it some sort of foot fungus?

Consult a doctor: Without providing a photograph one should be extremely careful with regards to hyperpigmented lesions. While, it can be something so mundane, one must be better safe than sorry. Fungus on the foot is usually scaly skin, sometimes red patchy skin. A newly found patch is likely a dermatitis of some variety. A quick visit to a dermatologist or podiatrist should give you an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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One get rid of the athlete's foot fungus on a carpet?

One get rid of the athlete's foot fungus on a carpet?

Difficult: Rugs can harbour the fungus. Try spraying with lysol and then using a dry carpet cleaning process so that you don't add moisture to the carpet. ...Read more

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Does the reebok easytone sneaker fit on a foot that has bunions?

Does the reebok easytone sneaker fit on a foot that has bunions?

See below: The best brand name of sneakers for bunions is new balance. They make extra wide shoes to accommodate your bunions. ...Read more

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How do I remove a plantar wart on the ball of my foot?

Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read more

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What does a corn on the small toe look like?

What does a corn on the small toe look like?

Area of hard skin: A corn on the small toe is a buildup of tissue over a boney prominence. It is caused by shoe pressure against the bone causes the skin to react to form more skin. It typically will be over the 'knuckle' area of the toe. ...Read more

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