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How do I protect cut on foot from shoe friction?

How do I protect cut on foot from shoe friction?

Bandaid or moleskin: Try using neosporin cream (neomycin and polymyxin b) and a bandaid, moleskin, or accomodative padding to take the pressure off. Spenco insoles are made to reduce friction if the others don't work. ...Read more

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Foot Laceration (Definition)

A laceration is simply a cut, usually of sufficient depth to need ...Read more


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I have a bunion on my left foot skin has some redness and inflammation not painful. but sore when shoe is on causing friction. any suggestions?

I have a bunion on my left foot skin has some redness and inflammation not painful. but sore when shoe is on causing friction. any suggestions?

Bunions: Bunions are a deformity that is caused when the big toe drifts towards the lesser toes, creating a painful bump on the inside of your foot. Unlike most conditions of the foot and ankle, bunions have limited options for conservative treatment. Shoe changes, padding, and anti-inflammatory medications are ways to temporarily manage the pain associated with bunions. ...Read more

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Can you get a foot cut get infected and die?

Possible: Any cut can get infected. It is rare but possible for a simple cut to become infected and progress into sepsis which is a systemic infection in the blood stream and can lead to death. It is a good idea to clean and apply topical antibiotics to any cuts to prevent infection. ...Read more

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I have glass in my foot cut hurts extremely?

I have glass in my foot cut hurts extremely?

See a specialist: You should seek treatment with a foot and ankle specialist soon, open cuts with foreign objects in them can cause serious infections. Don't wait. ...Read more

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What is risk of untreated foot cut infections?

What is risk of untreated foot cut infections?

Serious: An infection in the foot can be a serious problem. If untreated it can cause tissue destruction and may lead to amputation or rarely death. ...Read more

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