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Can folliculitis spread to the bottom of feet?

Can folliculitis spread to the bottom of feet?

Sorry: I do not believe that there are hair follicles on the plantar surface (sole) of the foot. ...Read more

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Dr. Mike Bauerschmidt
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Folliculitis (Definition)

A condition in which one or more hair follicles are swollen. It can occur anywhere on the skin, and usually occurs when the hair follicles are damaged by friction from clothing, shaving, or blockage of the follicle, and a ...Read more


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Can I have folliculitus on the botom of my feet?

Can I have folliculitus on the botom of my feet?

To date: I have never seen a hair follicule on the bottom of ones foot, so i would say no. If someone does somehow grow hair on the bottom of the foot then it would be possible. But, i don't think that would be a common situation. Hence, my real answer is no. ...Read more

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Foot fuges what to do?

Foot fuges what to do?

Assume foot fungus: There are many over the counter anti-fungal meds that can be bought at the drug store. Good hygeine and topical anti fungal should help over 3-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Do foot levelers work?

Do foot levelers work?

Yes: If you are referring to a shoe heel lift or orthotic inserts, they work very well when used in the correct way and for a specific diagnosis! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Does foot powder expire?

Does foot powder expire?

Probably: Most medications have an expiry date , please check the details on the bottle of powder . ...Read more

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Pain after foot massage?

Pain after foot massage?

Less vigorous: There are certain structures or conditions that over vigorous foot massage can inflame. 1st is the nerves in your hoot. They are in between the metatarsal heads and can be enlarged (morton's neuroma) and hurt by undue pressure. Unstable toejoints or fixed deformities of the toes can also become inflamed by ill applied massage. Remember not all pain during massage is beneficial! ...Read more