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How can I heal a cut that has been there for a while on my foot? Air it out?

How can I heal a cut that has been there for a while on my foot? Air it out?

Keep it covered: If it is a deep cut you need to have a physician check it out. If it is superficial use an antibiotic ointment and cover with a band aid until it is healed. ...Read more

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I have a thick callus on my foot and it has been there about 3 weeks. Cut like border is growing on one side and there is pain. What is it? Erase it?

I have a thick callus on my foot and it has been there about 3 weeks. Cut like border is growing on one side and there is pain. What is it? Erase it?

Reduce the callous: With a pedegg or similar device then dress the crack with some vaseline or antibiotic ointment daily. This should help. If it does not, you ought consider seeing a good podiatrist. ...Read more

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Cut on my foot quickly turned black. What should I do?

Cut on my foot quickly turned black. What should I do?

Black: Not sure why it "quickly turned black"? Could be dry blood. Go to the emergency room and have someone look at it. ...Read more

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I landed on my foot from the air in dance and now it hurts when i flex my foot. Should i get it checked out? It is as if i landed on my foot while it was pointed and rolled over.

I landed on my foot from the air in dance and now it hurts when i flex my foot. Should i get it checked out? It is as if i landed on my foot while it was pointed and rolled over.

Absolutely: Pain after trauma at minimum sounds like a sprain. May have injured a tendon, or even bone in some capacity. See a podiatrist or orthopedic foot and ankle specialist. ...Read more

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Why does my skin take so long to heal on my foot?

Why does my skin take so long to heal on my foot?

Foot healing: Often slower healing is seen on the feet due to weight bearing and poorer circulation. ...Read more

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Why is the small wound I had on my foot taking months to heal?

Why is the small wound I had on my foot taking months to heal?

Not sure : You need to have circulation evaluated. Possibly a biopsy of lesion to make sure it is not a type of cancer. Remove all sources of pressure. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting tetanus after a cut on my foot?

What are my chances of getting tetanus after a cut on my foot?

Small: Though the chances may be small the cut needs to be examined and your tetanus brought up to date. The consequences if ignored are great. ...Read more

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I dropped a knife on my foot went to the emergency room for the small cut and all was good now a week later it's swollen?

I dropped a knife on my foot went to the emergency room for the small cut and all was good now a week later it's swollen?

infection: Could be the cut is getting infected. Is it red? Anything draining from it? I recommend seeing your physician (not er) to have it look at. You might need antibiotics at the discretion of your physician. ...Read more

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