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How to treat a shoe blister on the back of my ankle?

How to treat a shoe blister on the back of my ankle?

Blisters: Usually friction blisters should be drained raving the skin intact ( except diabetics) then avoid pressure in that area until the wound heals. Mole skin or silicone over the area can prevent reoccurance. ...Read more

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How can I treat a cut on bottom of foot?

How can I treat a cut on bottom of foot?

Need more info: It really depends on how it happened, where it is on the bottom of your foot and how big it is as well as how long it has been there. In general, keeping it clean, and the skin edges together and giving it time to heal. Bottom of the foot has a lot of stress and the skin is different from the top. ...Read more

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How should you treat a ganglion cyst on the bottom of the foot?

How should you treat a ganglion cyst on the bottom of the foot?

First, you need to: Make sure it is indeed a ganglion cyst. Have it examined. True cysts can be drained and possibly a cortisone injection placed in there to get it to go down and hopefully stay down. On the bottom of the foot there can be fibromas, another animal entirely. But get it checked out first to make sure the diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat a ganglion cyst on the bottom of the foot?

What can you do to treat a ganglion cyst on the bottom of the foot?

Surgery: One can try aspiration, which is have your doctor stick with a needle and draw off synovial fluid. This has high risk of recurrence. You can also have it surgically excised. ...Read more

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How do I treat a burn on the top of the foot?

How do I treat a burn on the top of the foot?

Cold,cover,call doc: Immediately with any burn anyplace, one should wash off the area with cold water to stop the burning process, and possibly prevent a first degree becoming a 2nd (blistering) or a 3rd degree (full thickness). Then cover area with sterile gauze, if available (don't use tape near the burn. Then call and have it assessed urgently for further treatment and infection prevention. ...Read more

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How to treat warts on the bottom of the foot?

How to treat warts on the bottom of the foot?

See below: You may try over the counter remedies available at drug stores for treatment of warts. You may consult this site for additional information on this topic: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/warts-treatments-home-remedies ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a fungus that grows on callouses?

What is the best way to treat a fungus that grows on callouses?

Topical antifungals: Topical anti-fungals are very effective for skin.I would make an appointment with your podiatrist to make sure you have fungus. ...Read more

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How to treat malbranchea spesies on the toe nails?does it need a long time to treat?

How to treat malbranchea spesies on the toe nails?does it need a long time to treat?

Fungo,fungas,fungat.: I would venture to say that malbranchea are not known to be a pathological infection in humans. It is common in soil everywhere. It would be best to seek the expert opinion of an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this foot fungus between the toes and on the heel?

How can I get rid of this foot fungus between the toes and on the heel?

Topical antifungal: Most topical antifungals will work if used as directed. Be aggressive with the topical. My personal favorite is lamisil, (terbinafine), but most will work. Dr l. ...Read more

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What are some ways to treat a spur on the foot?

What are some ways to treat a spur on the foot?

Kinesio taping: Treatment for the causes of bone spurs may include physical therapy, stretching, deep tissue massage and weight loss programs attempting to reduce the stress on the joints involved. Holistic perspective bone spurs are signs of acidic body type - measure your pH should hold between 6.8-7.4 - to make body alkaline you can start using green drinks, vit d3, aloe vera drinks. ...Read more

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How to treat a lump on my toe?

How to treat a lump on my toe?

See podiatry: Your description is a bit broad to answer the question. A little more history about the condition is needed -- did you hurt it, how long has it been there, have you attempted to treat it, do you have any medical conditions that may have induced it, etc. I would advise that you see a podiatrist to have it examined. ...Read more

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How do you treat a corn on toe?

How do you treat a corn on toe?

Surgery: The only way to get rid of the corn is via surgical intervention. Over the counter corn medication contain acids which will cause ulceration of the skin and no much more. Be careful using them. See a podiatrist and see what options you got. ...Read more

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How do I know if it's a corn on the side of the foot?

How do I know if it's a corn on the side of the foot?

Corns are usually: Dead skin that is on the toes. If not on toes callous tissue is dead skin on bottom of foot. ...Read more

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Best way to treat a swollen foot from stepping on nail?

Best way to treat a swollen foot from stepping on nail?

Get it checked!: Wash the injured area with soap and water and apply a topical antibiotic ointment. Then you should call your podiatrist. An x-ray is needed to see if there is any injury to bone and to make sure it is not infected. You also need to consider a tetanus shot if yours are not up to date. ...Read more

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How do I treat a wart on bottom of foot?

How do I treat a wart on bottom of foot?

Wart treatment: Salicylic acid is a keratolytic medication, which means it dissolves the protein (keratin), which makes up most of both the wart and the thick layer of dead skin that often tops it. This medication is over the counter. The doctor can use: laser, aldara, (imiquimod) minor surgery, immunotherapy, cantharidin, or cryotherapy. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat the dead skin on my foot?

What is the best way to treat the dead skin on my foot?

Is on the heels: Moisturize it at night time. Use Pumice stone or Emory board in the shower and then moisturize again before putting shoes and socks on. ...Read more

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How to treat a wart on your finger?

How to treat a wart on your finger?

You can use over the: Counter products or your dermatologist will have a larger array of treatments available like liquid nitrogen (cryotherapy), electrocautery, laser or other other medications. ...Read more

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How do you treat a sprained or torn arch on the bottom of your foot ?

How do you treat a sprained or torn arch on the bottom of your foot ?

R.I.C.E.: If all you have done is sprain it (get it checked out by a professional to rule out a break, dislocation, or major tendon tear), then the basic principles of r.I.C.E will help out. Rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Stay off your foot for several days-to-weeks, ice the area for 10 min every hour to relieve pain and swelling, use an ace wrap for stability and to reduce swelling, and elevate it. ...Read more

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