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Feet infection/eczema/athletes foot, treatment?

Feet infection/eczema/athletes foot, treatment?

Since all three: Have different treatments it would be wise to get an accurate diagnosis which a foot doctor or dermatologist should be able to help you with. ...Read more

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What is hand foot mouth treatment?

What is hand foot mouth treatment?

Keep hydrated: Hand foot mouth is a common viral disease of childhood. The most important thing is to keep the child well hydrated in spite of the mouth lesions. An effective way of accomplishing this is offering cool foods and popsicles. It usually lasts up to a week. ...Read more

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Treatment for toe nail fungus?

Treatment for toe nail fungus?

Nail fungus treatmen: I ususally outline the following options for my patinets: topical creams topical antifungal nail polish removal of nail oral antifungals (some risk of liver concerns) laser nail treatment. Talk with your podiatrist about these options to see which is best for you. ...Read more

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Treatment of foot deformities?

Treatment of foot deformities?

Need foot specialist: In general, treatment is either via splinting/ bracing, or surgical correction & repair. In discussing foot deformities, one needs to consult w/ a specialist b/c deformities can be forefoot, midfoot or rearfoot/ankle deformities. Deformities in each category are many and varied, so to discuss treatment, u need to be more specific, i.e. Its severity (simple or complex) & chronicity (old or recent). ...Read more

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What's the best remedy for alleviating ingrown toe nail pain , and foot fungus?

What's the best  remedy  for alleviating  ingrown  toe nail pain , and foot fungus?

Painful toes: An infected toe with or without a fungal infection should not be ignored. Many toe infections can go from a mild one to a severe one in days. The best way to address this problem is to try a topical antibiotic for a day and see if it gets better; if there's no improvement, seek the help of a Podiatrist. For foot fungus, the same approach applies. Try an OTC product, but see a Podiatrist ASAP. ...Read more

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Does laser treatment work for toe nail fungus?

Does laser treatment work for toe nail fungus?

Yes: Toe laser treatment does work, but not 100%. You may require several treatments. ...Read more

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What cures fungal foot nail infection?

What cures fungal foot nail infection?

Nail fungus: You would be most likely to have success with an oral or paint on antifungal medication prescribed by your physician/ podiatrist or dermatologist. Take care. ...Read more

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What toe nail fungus treatment is good?

Fungus: Personally I do not prescribe the oral meds as their safety profile just isn't good enough. I use topicals and laser with good success ...Read more

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Eczema on hands and feet only, treatment?

Eczema on hands and feet only, treatment?

See Dermatologist : Get evaluation and diagnose. Then proper treatment can be obtained. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for foot and ankle blisters?

What is a good treatment for foot and ankle blisters?

Quite broad question: All the conditions you are asking about can be examined by a podiatrist. The cause of each and the appropriate treatment is not the same for all. Warts are viruses resulting in a skin lesion. Calluses/corns are your skin's way of protecting itself from pressure. Blisters are breaks/peels in the skin resulting from friction but can be the result of internal injury/inflammation. Get checked. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for foot and ankle blisters?

What is a good treatment for foot and ankle blisters?

Quite broad question: All the conditions you are asking about can be examined by a podiatrist. The cause of each and the appropriate treatment is not the same for all. Warts are viruses resulting in a skin lesion. Calluses/corns are your skin's way of protecting itself from pressure. Blisters are breaks/peels in the skin resulting from friction but can be the result of internal injury/inflammation. Get checked. ...Read more

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Is there any topical treatment for toe nail fungus, thickening and discolored toenails ?

Fungus: Agreed - first be sure it is fungus . With a black light fungus will fluoresce. I use a laser with good success (80-85%). ...Read more

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What causes athletes foot and thickecking toenails?

What causes athletes foot and thickecking toenails?

Athlete's foot is: A fungal infection of the skin. Thickened nails are often fungal, but it can also happen from an injury or repeated microtrauma to the nails. ...Read more

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Palms of hands & bottom of feet peels, what could be the cause? I have used medicated ointments, creams, athlets foot medications &psorioss meds.

Palms of hands & bottom of feet peels, what could be the cause?  I have used medicated ointments, creams, athlets foot medications &psorioss meds.

Need diagnosis : There are many causes of the changes in your palms and feet. Your dermatologist can help clarify what these causes are and direct appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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Irritated skin on toes, red bumps, not peeling. Does athlete's foot always peel?

Irritated skin on toes, red bumps, not peeling. Does athlete's foot always peel?

Athletes foot: Depending on the stage of athlete's foot and moisture content the toes can be irritated and appear red or peel with dry skin. ...Read more

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Liquid-fill bubble around fingers and feet. Dries up and begins to peel. Any over-the-counter treatment to repair peeling of my skin?

Liquid-fill bubble around fingers and feet. Dries up and begins to peel. Any over-the-counter treatment to repair peeling of my skin?

Fungus or eczema: The 2 most common problems i would say is either a fungus known as bullous tinea pedis or possibly a dyshidrotic exczema or combination of both. You can try a combination of an over the counter antifungal and steroid cream. If no improvement see the dermatologist. ...Read more

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White peeling skin on soles of feet, occasional burning at night. is this related to toenail fungus? is it reversible with treatment?

Burning peeling skin: Sounds like you may have athletes feet especially if you have nail fungus if it is athletes feet which is a fungus infection of the skin than its usually easy to treat with OTC creams if you can't get it to go away see a podiatrist or a dermatologist. Sometimes it will cause itching as well. Yes its reversible if its a fungus infection. ...Read more

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What can I do to cure peeling on my foot?

What can I do to cure peeling on my foot?

A few things: Peeling of the skin can be seen in athlete's foot, eczema, psoriasis, allergic reactions, among other things. If using skin emollients do not help, you might try an antifungal cream such as Lamisil (terbinafine) at. If that does not work, try a topical steroid cream. It might be faster to see a podiatrist. With a proper diagnosis, you can start the appropriate treatment sooner. ...Read more

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What's a good way to cure dandruff, peeling skin on nose, constantly stuffy nose, and foot eczema?

See below: All thesee may be related or totally unrelated the best thing to do is to see a dermatologist and see if they are realted or not and then get treatment for them. ...Read more

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Aftermath of laser treatment: day 5, burned skin is starting to peel, should I peel it or not? Because it irritates me

Aftermath of laser treatment: day 5, burned skin is starting to peel, should I peel it or not? Because it irritates me

Topical antibiotic: Do not peel the skin off since it acts as a barrier to prevent infection. Use a topical antibiotic 2-3 times per day. If worsening, then see your physician to evaluate for infection or other complication. ...Read more

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I used rdl solution which contain.Hydroquinone4% tretinone20mcg.My skin was peeling and fair now.Is this treatment harmful for skin? May cause cancer?

I used rdl solution which contain.Hydroquinone4% tretinone20mcg.My skin was peeling and fair now.Is this treatment harmful for skin? May cause cancer?

Tretinoin may cause : Tretinoin may cause peeling. As you continue to use it you will become more tolerant. You may wish to skip some days when you begin its use. Use a very small amount to reduce irritation. Hydroquinone is best used on intermittant basis such as 1 month on, then 1 month off to prevent increased dark reactions. They go together very well ; are considered safe. Some hints of cancer seem to come from o. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis. I do have it under control with over-the-counter methods. However, my lips constantly peel. What over-the-counter treatment can help?

I have psoriasis. I do have it under control with over-the-counter methods. However, my lips constantly peel. What over-the-counter treatment can help?

OTC ointment: I'd suggest using a petroleum jelly based ointment like aquaphor (similar in theory to chapstick). If you aren't getting any relief with otc meds, talk to your dermatologist about using a mild topical steroid - you can also find these otc, but it's good to talk with your doc first before trying steroid treatments on the face or other sensitive areas. ...Read more

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Whats treatment for redness after peel?

Whats treatment for redness after peel?

Talk to provider: Ask your provider about use of aloe vera. It stimulates growth of new skin and helps with healing. ...Read more

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Fraxel laser treatment and inno peel procedure?

Fraxel laser treatment and inno peel procedure?

This: This is usually used to treat pigment disorders and wrinkles-photo ageing. ...Read more

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Have had chapped peeling lips for almost 25 years. Nothing seems to help and last all year never stops peeling. what is the cause and treatment?

Have had chapped peeling lips for almost 25 years. Nothing seems to help and last all year never stops peeling. what is the cause and treatment?

Dermatologist: Consult with a dermatologist. Can also try the antioxidant gel from www.PerioSciences.com, coconut oil, Aloe vera gel. ...Read more

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Is a chemical peel strong enough to work as a wrinkle treatment? I am 65 and my wrinkles have been bothering me for several years. Some of them are quite deep and i want to treat them before they worsen. I am worried about having major wrinkle treatment d

Is a chemical peel strong enough to work as a wrinkle treatment? I am 65 and my wrinkles have been bothering me for several years. Some of them are quite deep and i want to treat them before they worsen. I am worried about having major wrinkle treatment d

Maybe: With your grade of wrinkles a chemical peel would not be strong enough. A fractionated laser might help, ipl, or rf or ultherapy can help. Microneedling can improve the appearance. Dermal fillers and Botox can help. Topical creams with retinoic acid will help. Prp is another newer treatment. You can see an aesthetic physician to help with your concerns. ...Read more

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Which is better for acne: a microdermabrasion treatment or a chemical peel?

Which is better for acne: a microdermabrasion treatment or a chemical peel?

Peel does more!: A chemical peel will remove the top layers of skin, including living cells, thus requiring healing, and stimulating new collagen in the dermis and epithelial cells on the surface. Microdermabrasion generally removes only the topmost dead layers of skin cells, leaving the skin softer but not requiring healing. Laser resurfacing and surgical dermabrasion also remove living tissue and yield results! ...Read more

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Vaginal skin in the opening is peeling, white and filmy. Ive been using serre vaginal tightening stick latley. Home treatment? Urgent care?

Vaginal skin in the opening is peeling, white and filmy. Ive been using serre vaginal tightening stick latley. Home treatment? Urgent care?

Unknown: Serre sticks cauterize the mucosa of the vagina (turns white) and cause peeling. The company describes this as "the vaginal walls getting rid of the toxins". If you are uncomfortable or concerned, seek medical attention. Care should be exercised when purchasing products like these. If you are unfamiliar with the ingredients, talk to your doctor before use. ...Read more

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Is 14 day carac cream treatment worth doing? I've been approved by my Dr. who treated me for 2 small peeling AK areas. Any treatment advice?

Is 14 day carac cream treatment worth doing? I've been approved by my Dr. who treated me for 2 small peeling AK areas. Any treatment advice?

Fluorouracil: This is worth doing if you have quite a few skin changes due to the sun - actinic keratoses, hyperpigmentations etc. It is not an easy treatment and can cause some discomfort and temp cosmetic changes. The ultimate result however, is nice and the skin will be rid of any of above changes and is usually quite smooth! Do not do if you have any social events or work presentations etc upcoming! ...Read more

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My skin was peeling and became very bright after using hydroquinone4% , tretinone20 mcg.But why this treatment give its resaults only for short period?

My skin was peeling and became very bright after using hydroquinone4% , tretinone20 mcg.But why this treatment give its resaults only for short period?

Skin irritant: Peeling and redness of the skin are signs of irritation, which can happen with hydroquinone. It's also a good idea to avoid sun exposure during treatment, which can worsen the skin reaction. If you have an intense reaction to the treatment, it may be best to consider alternative treatments (a dermatologist can help). ...Read more

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How is the skin prepped before a chemical peel? What is the process that a spa takes your skin through prior to a chemical peel in order to get it ready for the treatment? .

The : The skin is cleansed and de-oiled prior to any skin resurfacing procedure. Prior to procedures involving skin resurfacing i place patients on medication to prevent a herpes breakout, to increase the "turn over" process of skin cells (retin a) to promote healing, and to prevent pigment changes. Make sure that the procedure is being done by a trained medical person because skin resurfacing can lead to pigment changes and scaring if not done properly. ...Read more