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Dr. Suman Das Dr. Das
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How can I get rid of boil like scars on the back of my foot from wearing bad shoes?

Dr. Suman Das Dr. Das
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How can I get rid of boil like scars on the back of my foot from wearing bad shoes?

Stop wearing bad sho: These heaped up scars at the back of heel is the result of tight ill fitting shoes.The best solution is to prevent them by wearing well fitting shoes.Sometimes people form a bursa at the site of friction.My advise is not to have any excision as there is not enough tissue at this site and you do not want another scar.Most of the time if you avoid pressure from the shoes it will improve. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lim Dr. Lim
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How do I get rid of cracked sore calluses?

Dr. Robert Lim Dr. Lim
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How do I get rid of cracked sore calluses?

Painful: As calluses get thick they can crack down past the skin layer resuting in an open painful wound. You have to get the callus reduced in thickness by debriding it then treat the cause which means removing the pressure from the area or the underlying bone. A good podiatrist should be able to help improve it immediately. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of calluses on my feet from wearing ill fitting shoes?

How do I get rid of calluses on my feet from wearing ill fitting shoes?

Podiatry visit: Calluses are largely dependent on the shape of your foot and the way you walk; the type of shoes you wear also play a role. I would suggest having your feet evaluated by a Podiatrist; you may be a good candidate for custom orthotics. Regular visits to a Podiatrist-run foot spa, may also be beneficial to you ...Read more

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Will switch to heels get rid of my heel spur?

Will switch to heels get rid of my heel spur?

Probably not: Good shoes can definitely help, but generally heels do not fall into that category. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of scars/calluses on my toes?

What are ways to get rid of scars/calluses on my  toes?

Ensure foot health: Before performing any treatments on your feet you will want to make sure that the neurovascular status is intact. This can be a concern particularly in diabetic patients. In this case, foot care may best be administered by a podiatrist. If you are otherwise in excellent health appropriate exfoliative treatments (mechanical, etc) may be used with attention to not damage the deeper layers of the ski. ...Read more

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What causes planter warts ? I keep gettin them on the bottom of my big toes ?

What causes planter warts ? I keep gettin them on the bottom of my big toes ?

A virus: Plantar warts are caused by a strain of the human papillomavirus. They usually resolve on their own. Since you are having recurrent problems with plantar warts you should schedule an appointment with a podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scars around bottom of legs?

How to get rid of scars around bottom of legs?

Improve not remove: With various interventions such as scar treatment with silicone gels, sunscreen, avoidance of tobacco use, peel, bleaching agents, microdermabrasion, dermabrasion, laser or ipl treatments, and many more options. ...Read more

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Tips on getting rid of bad breath?

Tips on getting rid of bad breath?

DDS and MD: See a dentist to rule out all dental causes and if that doesn't resolve the issue or your dentist feels that you may have any number if medical issues, see your physician. ...Read more

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Could i rid of hammertoe blisters?

Could i rid of hammertoe blisters?

Hammertoe blisters: hammertoes are bony deformities due to excessive flex ion of the toes due to the overpowering of the flexor tendons over the extensor tendons. It may be genetic, but tight shoes usually is the culprit causing painful blisters. Try to avoid wearing narrow shoes and heels that put too much pressure on the digits. They will return if you don't change your shoe gear. ...Read more

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How to get rid of tiny white bumps on the heels of my feet?

How to get rid of tiny white bumps on the heels of my feet?

Probably nothing. : If the white bumps are along the heel margins and only noticeable when pushed upwards against the bottom of the heel, then they are inconsequential fat globules that squeeze out from behind an enmeshment of tissue that contains them. ...Read more

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Any tips into getting rid of pimples over night?

Any tips into getting rid of pimples over night?

Not overnight: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a bubble (blister) on the heel of my foot?

How to get rid of a bubble (blister) on the heel of my foot?

See below: Soak in warm water with epsom salt to try to get the area to open on its own. Apply antiseptic and bandaid. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spots on bottom of feet?

How to get rid of  spots on bottom  of feet?

NEED A VISUAL: Dermatology problems need a visual to aid in a diagnosis, in addition to other information. Regards, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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How do you get rid of thick skin on feet. Calluses?

How do you get rid of thick skin on feet. Calluses?

Callus removal: Calluses build up from wear and tear, and may be worse with dry skin. Otc home remedies include a pumice stone or pediegg type of device (helps to soak feet first), or many salons can do a pedicure. If severe, if blisters or bleeding underneath callus, or if you have diabetes or sensory nerve problems, best to see primary care doc or podiatrist. A good moisturizing foot cream can help prevent. ...Read more

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Getting pencil lead out of foot?

Getting pencil lead out of foot?

Lead foot: Hello, the process of removing the pencil lead is pretty simple. As long as it's not infected or painful, let it alone. It will work it's way out by itself. If it's giving you trouble, your family doctor may be able to probe the entry tract after you are numbed up and remove this foreign body in his/her office. ...Read more

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What type of remedy can I use to get rid of pain on the heels of my feet?

What type of remedy can I use to get rid of pain on the heels of my feet?

Heel pain: Most heel pain is the result of an inflammatory condition, and Ibuprofen or alleve will help. The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis, and a tuli heel cup insert or arch support insert will also help, as will a night-time extensor ankle splint that keeps the sole of your foot stretched out. ...Read more

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