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How To Treat A Corn On The 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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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