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Doctor insights on: How To Treat The Hard Skin On The Base Of Your Heels

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How to treat the hard skin on the base of your heels?

How to treat the hard skin on the base of your heels?

Urea: Urea cream available in varying strengths can peel away dead skin. Fors soak in warm water to hydrate, then use urea cream and can use pumice stone to thin thick skin. ...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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How to treat big blisters on the bottom of your feet?

How to treat big blisters on the bottom of your feet?

See below: Soak in warm water with epsom salt. Puncture the blister to remove the fluid but don't cut away the skin. Apply an antiseptic and bandage and try to stay off your feet. ...Read more

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How can you treat a scald on the tip of the penis?

How can you treat a scald on the tip of the penis?

Here are some...: Scald onto glans penis is usually transient resulting in first degree of burn, for which keeping the affected area as dry & as clean as possible is all what you need. Optionally, thinly use of topical cream may help to shorten its healing and ease its discomfort. For second or third degree of burn, the care would be different as professionally judged & recommended. More? Ask doc or contact me... ...Read more

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How do you cause and reduce the indentation on the top of a newborns skull?

How do you cause and reduce the indentation on the top of a newborns skull?

Indentation newborne: If your question is about the soft spot.That is called anterior fontanella which is open at birth and closes by the time the baby is 9 month old.If you are asking for a different indentation, you have to refphrase your question as to where exactly the indentation is on newborns head. ...Read more

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What can I do to address the darkened skin on base of penis shaft?

What can I do to address the darkened skin on base of penis shaft?

Why be concerned?: Penile shaft skin and scrotum are more pigmented in all men unless all their skin is black. Pigmentation of genitalia is often uneven so that skin at base can be darker. This is almost certainly normal. Feel free to send a secure photo via email if still concerned. ...Read more

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How do you cause and reduce the soft spot on the top of a newborns head?

How do you cause and reduce the soft spot on the top of a newborns head?

You don't: The soft spot or spots (front & back) represent areas where the edges of the skull bones are separated by more than a few millimeters. They can be as small as a pea at birth, enlarge over a few months & for most seem closed by 15-18 mo. Some start out big, i've seen one softball sized & had a helmet made to protect the head. Graduall closure over time is based on genetic factors, not your efforts. ...Read more

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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 to treat fungal growth on the back of my hand?

How to treat fungal growth on the back of my hand?

Obtain correct dx: I would first make sure that you have the correct diagnosis. Usually there is some type of history or explanation for 'why' a fungal infection might be present. Then, it should be examined and 'proved' to be fungal - rather than something else such as in the inflammatory category. Once the diagnosis is confirmed, topical anti fungal therapy may help - such as clotrimazole 1% twice a day. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a callus turning white on the side of the big toe that developed from running?

What is the best way to treat a callus turning white on the side of the big toe that developed from running?

Pumice stone : Soke it and then file off the callus with a pumice stone. After that use moleskin to protect the area from forming a new callus. ...Read more

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How to heal a bone bruise on the balls of your feet?

How to heal a bone bruise on the balls of your feet?

Protect it: Protect the injured area with metatarsal pads or a padded orthotic to wear in your shoe. May also want to add in an over the counter anti inflammatory medication if not allergic. ...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 can you treat a wound on the inside of your lip?

How can you treat a wound on the inside of your lip?

Depends : Depends on the etiology of the wound. See your primary care doctor to determine what the cause of the lesion is and how to treat it. Most wounds in the mouth- caused by biting or other trauma heal with good oral care- like a mouth rinse. ...Read more

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What is the best to get rid of face and back acne? Is there any tube to rub on the effected area?

What is the best to get rid of face and back acne? Is there any tube to rub on the effected area?

Depends on skin type: Laser hair removal has been the most satisfactory treatment especially for light complexioned people with darker hair color. Depilatories, waxing and threading have been around for a long time but do not have long lasting results. Seem to be problematic for such large areas. ...Read more

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What would cause the balls on the bottom of your feet to hurt?

What would cause the balls on the bottom of your feet to hurt?

Foot pain: The ball of the foot can hurt caused by increased pressure. This can cause a neuroma or metatarsal pain. Typically tightness of the achilles contributes to this pain. I recommend stretching the achilles and wearing proper fitting shoes to see if that helps. If not consider seeing your podiatrist for a full work up. ...Read more

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How to treat dryness of the skin of the penis?

How to treat dryness of the skin of the penis?

See your doctor: Simple penile dry skin can be treated with vaseline applied frequently to affect area. However, your doctor or a dermatologist should examine the area to make sure it is just dry skin. A doctor may prescribe a steroid cream. ...Read more

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What can cause top of the vagina where hairs start to itch and the lips? How is it treated?

What can cause top of the vagina where hairs start to itch and the lips? How is it treated?

Several things: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis which can cause vaginal itching. Hormone deficiencies from menopause or breast feeding can also cause itching. ...Read more