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Foot Blister Infection
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had Ring like infection on grion for sometime.Now little red blisters on grion and feet along with ringworm.used flucanozole and miconazole.
Use Clotrimazole for tinea pedis on one foot.I see small hole dent cuts on toes.Are those the blisters that were there or is the infection eat'n skin?
Sounds like pits: see dermatologist as it may be a bacterial infection ...Read more
I just had surgery on my foot. 2 days later i developed fracture blisters and a strep infection. Are these related to the surgery?
Pop and soak: Sterilize a needle and open the blister to remove pressure. Cool tap water soaks for 20minutes--do 2 or 3 times-will help with any swelling or tenderness. You may cover with a band aid when you have shoes or socks on, but leave open as much as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer