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

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

Easy: Corn in the foot is one of the most common condition ( and annoying ) that cause pain in the foot. If over the counter medications are not helping simple removal in your doctor ( or dpm ) is the cure. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the wart on my foot?

How do I get rid of the wart on my foot?

Many treatments: There are over the counter topical meds. They can be frozen off they can be removed by surgery. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of an enormous blister on my foot?

How do I get rid of an enormous blister on my foot?

See below: Soak in warm water with epsom salt to help dry it out. Because of the size i would pierce it & drain the fluid. Apply antiseptic and cover with a gauze dressing. ...Read more

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I have a bug bite on my foot how do I get rid of itch?

I have a bug bite on my foot how do I get rid of itch?

Medicine: Try an over-the-counter topical steroid such as cort-aid first. Avoid scratching it as it makes the wheal worse and itch more. If the itching is pronounced, you can take oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) but watch for drowsiness as a side effect. If redness and pain increase, go to a podiatrist to make sure it is not becoming infected. ...Read more

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I have weird hole like things on the bottom of my foot. What are they and how do I get rid of them?

I have weird hole like things on the bottom of my foot. What are they and how do I get rid of them?

Hole like things: First , you need to be evaluated . Not by your family doc , but by a podiatrist . That is the first right thing to do . Then you get not only a diagnosis , but the treatment plan you need . ...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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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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How do I get rid of those dark scars on my foot from blisters?

How do I get rid of those dark scars on my foot from blisters?

Try OTC lightening: agents and possibly light chemical peels. Derm or aesthetician should help ...Read more

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I have a blister on my foot from my skate rubbing my foot on the inside part of the foot and i something coming up so how do I get rid of blister fast?

I have a blister on my foot from my skate rubbing my foot on the inside part of the foot and i something coming up so how do I get rid of blister fast?

Cover the area: Avoid friction, keep the area well padded with a good bandage. Rest and elevation will help a bit, but overall will take time to resolve. ...Read more

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I have a small hole near the heel of my foot. Filled with skin. Hurts when put pressure on. What is it and how do I get rid of it?

I have a small hole near the heel of my foot. Filled with skin. Hurts when put pressure on. What is it and how do I get rid of it?

Porokeratoma: Hello Tiffani: This is most likely a small Porokeratoma discreta (painful "hole" filled with callous tissue), a small wart or perhaps even an old scar with callus over it. The "poros" are common in th heel and sometimes will respond to over the counter wart medication. If it persists, your foot specialist has several treatment options. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have this patch of peeling/blistering skin on the bottom of my foot. What is it and how do I get rid of it?

I have this patch of peeling/blistering skin on the bottom of my foot. What is it and how do I get rid of it?

Try and : Nit fungal cream if no improvement after a couple of weeks see podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have bubbles on my toe with puss and the skin on my foot is peaking around this area? What is it and how do I get rid of it?

I have bubbles on my toe with puss and the skin on my foot is peaking around this area? What is it and how do I get rid of it?

Varies: You are describing an infectious process. It is hard to say by what you said how severe it is or what caused it, it may have been a bite. Safest thing would be to be seen and have doctor look at it. If it seems real mild, you could try applying an antibiotic ointment and if it does not get better with 24 hours or worsens at any point be seen. ...Read more

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I have a tiny raised red spot on the bottom of my foot on the soft bit, it's really itchy and hurts when i itch it won't go away how do I get rid x?

I have a tiny raised red spot on the bottom of my foot on the soft  bit, it's really itchy and hurts when i itch it won't go away how do I get rid  x?

Hard to diagnose: Without more of a history and an examination. How long have you had this? Was there any injury or environmental exposure? Cortisone cream may help itching but see a foot specialist. ...Read more

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I had this thing on my foot above the heel for several weeks. Found out it was a Plantar Wart. How do I get rid of it??

I had this thing on my foot above the heel for several weeks. Found out it was a Plantar Wart. How do I get rid of it??

Local destruction.: Turns out are hard to get rid of. Your doctor can freeze, burn, inject or even use a laser. Ultimately it takes a good immune reaction to the freezing or other treatment used by the doctor. We damage the tissue by freezing and your imune system then attacks the wart. See your doctor. The over the counter treatments dont work well for plantar warts. The skin on the foot is very thick. ...Read more

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There's a blister on my foot that feels like a callous. There is dark red under the skin. I've had it a while. Is it a blood blister? How do I get rid

There's a blister on my foot that feels like a callous. There is dark red under the skin. I've had it a while. Is it a blood blister? How do I get rid

Blood blister: It could be a blood blister - these can take a few weeks to reabsorb. Other dark red skin lesions include hemangiomas, which are basically abnormal collections of blood vessels. ...Read more

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I'm 28. Had ankle surgery 3 wks ago. My foot & toes get swollen. When swelling goes down, toes look wrinkled. How do I get rid of wrinkles? Permanent?

I'm 28. Had ankle surgery 3 wks ago. My foot & toes get swollen. When swelling goes down, toes look wrinkled. How do I get rid of wrinkles? Permanent?

Postop swelling: Swelling of the soft tissues after surgery is normal. The swelling can be minimized by limitation of activities, avoidance of overhydration, elevation of the affected extremity, and a compression stocking. Swelling is usually the best upon arising in the morning, and worse at the end of the day. Once the swelling has resolved, the toes will return to a normal appearance. ...Read more

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