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How can I get rid of eczema on my foot? Soak in bleach?

How can I get rid of eczema on my foot? Soak in bleach?

Dr. Diamond: Is correct. There are several causes of dry, flaky and itchy feet, including eczema, lichen planus, allergic reactions, fungal infections and even bacterial infections. The key to successful treatment is based on an accurate diagnosis. But none of these conditions respond to bleach, and you can cause harm by soaking your feet in bleach. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


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I've been having eczema for almost a year. Should I see another doctor? Is it possible to get rid of it? It started last summer on one foot. My dermatologist prescribed ultravate, which worked for a while. Then, my other foot started to get itchy and then

I've been having eczema for almost a year. Should I see another doctor? Is it possible to get rid of it? It started last summer on one foot. My dermatologist prescribed ultravate, which worked for a while. Then, my other foot started to get itchy and then

There are many new: Products out for eczema and more on the horizon. If your eczema isn't under good control and your doctor can't seem to help, consider a second opinion. Bleach baths are a great addition ...Read more

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I have Eczema on my ankle on the one side only, what can I use to get rid of this?

I have Eczema on my ankle on the one side only, what can I use to get rid of this?

Cortisone cream: A mild cortisone cream should work. If it doesn't help see your doctor. Also moisturize with a good moisturizer cream. ...Read more

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Hi, can I get rid of athletes foot by using a water to bleach ratio of 3:1? Thanks

Hi, can I get rid of athletes foot by using a water to bleach ratio of 3:1? Thanks

Just use otc: Anti fungal cream for 4 weeks. Bleach can be caustic to skin and odor remains, especially when feet perspire. ...Read more

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How to get rid of athlete's foot? Spray, powder, bleach?

How to get rid of athlete's foot? Spray, powder, bleach?

Powder or cream: Cream works very fast otc ask the pharmacist which he aor she would use. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a callous on the bottom of my foot.?

How can I get rid of a callous on the bottom of my foot.?

Callus: A painful callus can arise over areas of increased friction or pressure. Try to offload the painful area with some type of over the counter padding. Also, topical therapies that contain urea or salycilic acid can be helpful to thin out the thickened callus. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the pain I'm getting in the arch of my foot?

How can I get rid of the pain I'm getting in the arch of my foot?

More supportive shoe: Will help. May need orthotics. Ice, heat and massage can help. See podiatrist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my foot cramps?

Refer to answer: Usually people do not have foot cramp. Have foot swelling and pain, but have cramps in the legs. Both have many causes. My suggestions is avoid chicken, turkey, beef and hams. Also avoid cereals, juices, and sodas of all types. Instead of them, have cheese.
If problem persist see you doctor for further work to find the cause, and back problem. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of these bubbles on my feet an two bubbles are starting to form on the bottom of my foot?

How can I get rid of these bubbles on my feet an two bubbles are starting to form on the bottom of my foot?

? blistering: These may be blisters from ill fitting shoes or prolonged standing, walking on hard surfaces. Change to comfortable padded footwear. See a podiatrist if bubbles continue to form. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this wart on my foot?

How can I get rid of this wart on my foot?

Possibilities: First off, how do know it is a wart? Has it been diagnosed as a wart. Assuming it is known to be a wart, you can try over the counter wart medication. If this does not work, see podiatrist or dermatologist. Warts can be chemically treated, frozen, burned or surgically cut out. ...Read more

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I have a bunion on my foot, how can I get rid of it?

I have a bunion on my foot, how can I get rid of it?

Surgery: Surgery is the only way to get rid of the deformity. Have it evaluated. Check out acfas. Org to find a foot surgeon. Dr l. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a mosaic wort on my foot? It doesn't protrude above skin. Its a bunch of tiny black dots that have calloused ovr a tiny bit

How can I get rid of a mosaic wort on my foot? It doesn't protrude above skin. Its a bunch of tiny black dots that have calloused ovr a tiny bit

Wart: A dermatologist will often remove the outer dead skin and treat with a series of liquid nitrogen "freezing" sessions. There are topical creams that may be used in conjunction. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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Bunions. I've had them for years and they haven't caused any issues. But now I'm getting one on the inside side of my foot. Can I get rid of them?

Bunions. I've had them for years and they haven't caused any issues. But now I'm getting one on the inside side of my foot. Can I get rid of them?

No quick fix: Please see a podiatrist who can determine the extent and nature of your bunion issue; however, bunions will not go away on their own and may require surgery if symptomatic. ...Read more

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Can I get rid of my foot fungal infection?

Can I get rid of my foot fungal infection?

Yes: See a podiatrist. Oral medication really help with foot fungus. Topical meds help as well but if the nails are infected then you will need something more than topicals. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a pain in my foot?

See a podiatrist: Would need more information about type of pain and location to help. ...Read more

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I have this dry, thick, and rough skin on the top of my foot. It's also a little darker than the rest of the skin. How can I get rid of it?

I have this dry, thick, and rough skin on the top of my foot. It's also a little darker than the rest of the skin. How can I get rid of it?

Try moisturizing it.: It is a little odd to complain of rough skin to the top of the foot as opposed to the bottom of the foot and hence, it may not just be "dry skin" you may have a dermatitis of some sort. Therefore, if moisturizer does not work visit a podiatrist or dermatologist to have it looked at. ...Read more

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

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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I have get a bee sting like pain in the soul of my foot whenever I walk, but I don't know what it is. How can I get rid of the pain?

Sole Searching.: Relieving the pain is best accomplished by finding it's cause. Knowing a more precise location as well as the size of the involved area would help. The potential causes could include nerve irritation, foreign body and even tearing of deep soft tissue structures. The best way for you to resolve this would be to have you foot evaluated by an experienced foot specialist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a corn located on the ball of my foot?

How do I get rid of a corn located on the ball of my foot?

By removing: Use the medication locally if fails removing. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of edema under my foot soles?

How do I get rid of edema under my foot soles?

Elevation: The easiest way to reduce edema is elevation of the area above the level of the heart. If you do not have a known explanation for the edema consult with your physician. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a boil on the bottom of my foot?

How do I get rid of a boil on the bottom of my foot?

Incise & drain: The definitive treatment for a boil is incision and drainage. Try soaking the foot in hot water to see if it will drain on its own. If not, it will have to be lanced, but don't attempt this yourself - it will hurt too much and you run the risk of making things worse, particularly on the sole of the foot. Let a doctor do it under the proper sterile conditions, with an anesthetic. ...Read more

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I have a small red painful bump on bottom of my foot could u please tell me what to do to get rid of it?

See a podiatrist: What you describe may be an infection and should be examined by a professional. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of numbness in the arch of my foot?

How do I get rid of numbness in the arch of my foot?

NCV: Get an evaluation which includes a nerve conduction velocity test. It tests your nerves of the lower extremity. Your problem can originate all the way up in your lower back. ...Read more

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Tendonitis, how would I get rid of my tendon problems in my foot?

Tendonitis, how would I get rid of my tendon problems in my foot?

A few things: There are numerous tendons in the foot, so not all tendon issues are treated exactly the same. General guidelines include:

good supportive shoes, rest, ice, foot supports and oral antiinflammatories. If there is swelling, bruising, and your symptoms do not improve with these measures consider seeing a podiatrist. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more