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How to treat athlete's foot?

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How to treat athlete's foot?

Make sure it's: Really a fungal infection. Some other conditions can cause itching and peeling including a bacterial infection called erythrasma, which is treated with an antibiotic, not an anti-fungal. The best advice i can offer you is to get it checked out by a podiatrist or dermatologist. Oh... And don't scratch! that spreads it if it's fungal. ...Read more

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Callus (Definition)

A callus is an area of skin that has become toughened, thick, and hard as a result of repeated pressure, friction or other irritation. Most commonly found on the feet due to walking. Generally calluses are not harmful. Calluses can also form on the fingers due to use of writing utensils, musical instruments, or even rock climbing. They are formed by keratinocytes in the ...Read more


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How can you treat recurring calluses?

How can you treat recurring calluses?

Often expected.: Recurring calluses, especially in the feet, are expected if the root cause of the callus formation is not identified. There are quite a few potential causes including, but not limited to bone structure, function, infection and shoe wear. Seeing a podiatrist should help you with the complexities of callus formation and its potential to recur. ...Read more

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How to treat calluses on finger tips?

How to treat calluses on finger tips?

Hard work: Callus is a toughened area of skin which has become relatively thick and hard in response to repeated friction, pressure, or other irritation. Rubbing that is too frequent or forceful will cause blisters rather than allow calluses to form., calluses are most often found on feet because of frequent walking. Calluses are generally not harmful cause complicated by ulcer or infection. ...Read more

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How to treat atlhletes foot?

How to treat atlhletes foot?

Lamisil (terbinafine) cream: If you have tinea , i would use Lamisil (terbinafine) cream nightly for several weeks. ...Read more

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How to treat smelly feet?

How to treat smelly feet?

Tea: May want to soak your feet in dilute tea (tanic acid). ...Read more

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How to treat drop foot?

How to treat drop foot?

Depends on the cause: Treatment depends on the underlying cause. Surgical intervention may be of benefit in cases of spinal disc herniation. In case of trauma, others may need repair or grafting of the nerve. For some the walkaide system, which is a functional electrical stimulation device, can be helpful. Others may benefit with a drop foot brace. Get evaluated and get the proper referrals. ...Read more

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How can I treat corns?

How can I treat corns?

You can try : Filing with an emory board then protecting with a silicone toe sleeve. Podiatrists can offer more permenant solutions. ...Read more

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How to get rid of foot calluses?

Get feet evaluated: Calluses are largely dependent on the shape of your foot and the way you walk; the type of shoes you wear also play a role. I would suggest having your feet evaluated by a Podiatrist; you may be a good candidate for custom orthotics. Regular visits to a Podiatrist-run foot spa, may also be beneficial to you. ...Read more

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How do podiatrists treat cracked heels?

How do podiatrists treat cracked heels?

Few ways: Sometimes trim the surrounding hard or rough skin and then have patient apply moisturizer, sometimes medical glue can be used to seal the crack, sometimes the crack gets cauterized. ...Read more

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How to treat flat warts?

How to treat flat warts?

Flat Warts: Warts often go away without treatment.Over-the-counter treatments that contain salicylic acid work by removing layers of a wart a little bit at a time.Imiquimod is a prescription cream may enhance your immune system's ability to fight hpv.Freezing with liquid nitrogen, electrocautery, which uses an electrical current to burn off warts or lesions, surgical or laser surgery. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more

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How to treat heel pain?

How to treat heel pain?

Heel pain treatment: You should get properly diagnosed that it is for example plantar fasciitis vs heel/stress heel fracture vs baxters nerve compression. If for example it is plantar fas, then stretching with nsaids can help acutely. Orthotics can help as well. You should see your local podiatrist or ortho foot and ankle if pain persists. ...Read more

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Athletes foot how to treat?

Athletes foot how to treat?

Antifungal: You may benefit with a topical or an oral anti-fungal medication depending on the severity if it indeed is an athletes foot infection. Make sure to dry well between the toes after your shower or bath. ...Read more

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How to treat onychomycosis?

How to treat onychomycosis?

Oral Antifungals: Oral antifungals like Lamisil (terbinafine) or itraconazole, Fluconazole or ketoconazole are the best to treat fungus in the nails. Topical products do not penetrate deeply enough into the nail to kill the fungus, so are generally ineffective. However, using topical anti fungal medications after the nail fungus is clear is wise so as to minimize the risk of reinfection of the nail. ...Read more

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How can I quickly cure calluses on foot?

How can I quickly cure calluses on foot?

Callus: Usually calluses are formed due to increased pressure. To get rid of them may involve orthotics, change in shoegear, or even potentially surgery. You can make them less painful with the use of moisturizers after getting your feet wet to the dry/callused areas. Or use of a pumice stone daily after getting your feet wet as well. I would not advise you take a razor to your feet! ...Read more

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How can you treat my sprained foot?

How can you treat my sprained foot?

Follow RICE: Follow the rice protocol rest - ice - compression -elevate consider seeing a foot and ankle specialist to make sure all you did was sprain it and did not do something more serious. ...Read more

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How can I treat foot swelling?

How can I treat foot swelling?

Depends on the cause: Swelling can be caused by many things (liver, kidney , heart diseases, and blood clots are the serious ones). Everyday, reversible non-serious causes are meds (motrin and similar, calcium blockers, hormones). If you don't have a health threatening condition, limiting salt intake (sodium) and keeping your feet elevated will help. ...Read more

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