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Doctor insights on: Hardening Of Soles Of Feet

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Wire sliver 1/2" long sole of foot finally got out today ok?

Wire sliver 1/2" long sole of foot finally got out today ok?

Pesky slivers: Wire slivers, more than wood, have a way of working their way out. That is good for you. Now watch for signs of redness or swelling. If concerned , see a professional. ...Read more

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Foot swellng, pain and burning feeling on soles of feet, what to do?

Foot swellng, pain and burning feeling on soles of feet,  what to do?

Swelling pain: There are a lot of possibilities here. See your podiatrist for an exam and treatment ...Read more

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Blister on sole of foot, what to do?

Blister on sole of foot, what to do?

That depends: On cause of blister and medical history. For example if your diabetic - see a foot doc right away and dont tend to by yourself. If healthy and an isolated blister with a sterile instrument after skin cleansed you can pierce the roof to drain the liquid. Do not remove the blister just drain then apply bandage and allow to dry out. ...Read more

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What would cause random feeling burning on the sole of foot?

What would cause random feeling burning on the sole of foot?

Burning feet: Many things can cause burning of feet like diabetes, low back issues, nerve damage neuroma. Get it checked. May need nerve conduction study. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms tingling on sole of foot. What is it?

What are the main symptoms tingling on sole of foot. What is it?

Tingling: Tingling is the symptom. This could be arch claudication or nerve entrapment such as tarsal tunnel syndrome. See your podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What is causing my foot pain and painful lumps on soles of feet?

What is causing my foot pain and painful lumps on soles of feet?

Plantar fibromas: Plantar fibromas can be made pain free by shrinking them with interlesional steroid injections. ...Read more

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What is treatment of painful corn on medial side of sole of foot?

Corn: Are you sure of the anatomy term? It may be a wart or callous which receive totally different treatments. See your podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Sudden foot pain and numbness on sole of foot. Really painful, comes & goes over last 2 wks. Not diabetic. What could it be?

Sudden foot pain and numbness on sole of foot. Really painful, comes & goes over last 2 wks. Not diabetic. What could it be?

Nerve: Most common causes are: herniated disk causing pressure on one of the nerves going to the foot (radiculopathy). Tarsal tunnel syndrome also can cause these kinds oif symptoms. See a neurologist or an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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Burning soles of feet after running, could this be related to athlete's foot? is long term use of OTC anti-fungal foot powder advisable?

Burning soles of feet after running, could this be related to athlete's foot? is long term use of OTC anti-fungal foot powder advisable?

MRI, Evaluation: I suggest checking the nerves of you lower extremity with NCV (nerve conduction velocity test. Also have an evaluation by your local Podiatrist as your running shoes might not be right for you. ...Read more

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I'm pretty sure I still have athletes foot and it isn't going away with creams! What else can I do?? Itches burns and tingles. On soles of feet! Thnx

I'm pretty sure I still have athletes foot and it isn't going away with creams! What else can I do?? Itches burns and tingles. On soles of feet! Thnx

Consider a powder: for athletes foot to help reduce moisture and improve comfort. Powders, sprays, creams and ointments that contain antifungal medication are appropriate. Treating or replacing the shoes you have been wearing, and decontaminating the shower/tub may help reduce re-infection. Sometimes, prescription oral medications are used. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my right palm and sole of foot being number than my left side and it's the same in my mom?

What could be the cause of my right palm and sole of foot being number than my left side and it's the same in my mom?

Neuropath?: Some chronic conditions are associated with neuropathies. Diabetes and heart disease been the most common. This ailments are frequently seen on different family members. ...Read more

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Stitches out 7 weeks following injury to heel but despite physio still have pain up back of heel and sole of foot. Should i ignore or keep walking?

Stitches out 7 weeks following injury to heel but despite physio still have pain up back of heel and sole of foot. Should i ignore or keep walking?

Don't ignore: Hard to say without more info about your injury and level of pain. Can take 6-12 months to heal a heel (pun intended). Early weightbearing and range of motion are important steps to recovery. That being said, it's probably a good idea to check in with the treating physician to ensure healing is progressing according to schedule. ...Read more

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What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! help asap?

What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! help asap?

Have it examined: red spots on both the palm and sole may be something minor like a contact dermatitis or more serious like viral condition or underlying systemic disease. Don't second guess and delay having it examined. ...Read more

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Extremely cold soles of feet! Feel numb like ice. Painful dry soles and just noticed brown spots appearing on one sole of foot. Feels icy cold swollen?

Extremely cold soles of feet! Feel numb like ice. Painful dry soles and just noticed brown spots appearing on one sole of foot. Feels icy cold swollen?

Cold feet: You don't mention if your feet warm with socks or under a blanket. If they do not , seek medical attention right away. The dry skin can be related to circulation as can the discoloration. See your podiatrist or your dermatologist . ...Read more

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Peelings on left foot have diminished.Only some on tip of toes and sole of foot.Has the tinea pedis been eradicated?

Peelings on left foot have diminished.Only some on tip of toes and sole of foot.Has the tinea pedis been eradicated?

Yes: It can be eliminated but treatment may be required for a prolonged time. Keeping feet dry and clean helps. Airing feet when possible. Can see you are also getting oral treatment. Continue follow up with your podiatrist ...Read more