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Can you tell me a foot file/stone/etc and a callous removing lotion?

Can you tell me a foot file/stone/etc and a callous removing lotion?

A pumice stone: Or an emory board can be used to file. You can do this aft a bath or shower, any moisturizer should work after the filing is complete. ...Read more

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I've got deep painful cracks in big toes all the time even with using cream and socks and foot file, new ones are appearing what can I do to heal them?

I've got deep painful cracks in big toes all the time even with using cream and socks and foot file, new ones are appearing what can I do to heal them?

Find the cause first: Many factors can cause and worsen cracking and callusing on the great toe. Mechanical irritation from barefoot and sandal walking is often a factor. Bunions or foot alignment issues can also cause increased calluses in some areas of the foot. Hereditary conditions that cause excess callus build up and systemic medical conditions such as thyroid conditions must also be considered. ...Read more

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Is this athletes foot? what else can I do I have tried all over-the-counter creams, sprays but nothing works. photo in my file please help!

Is this athletes foot?  what else can I do I have tried all over-the-counter creams, sprays but nothing works. photo in my file please help!

Can't see photo: I'm sorry I can't find any photo. You can try the live consult with video to have a HealthTap doctor look at it and possibly prescribe something that will work or you can find a podiatrist near where you live to get them to look at your rash. Sorry I couldn't be of more help today. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my feet and ankels for almost a year it has never gone away and is smalll red bumps filed with waterlike substance can it be hiv?

I have a rash on my feet and ankels for almost a year it has never gone away and is smalll red bumps filed with waterlike substance can it be hiv?

Seems like : A long time for you not to have gone to a doctor. It could just be a fungus. I don't think i would draw any conclusions about HIV unless you have reason to believe you have HIV in which case you should go and find out if you do. ...Read more

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Pain when i put pressure on the ball of my left foot (under big toe). Picture on my file. There is also a white bump. The black square is bandaid. ?

Pain when i put pressure on the ball of my left foot (under big toe). Picture on my file. There is also a white bump. The black square is bandaid.
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Hard to say!: Images cannot be uploaded here. They can on Healthtap Prime, though. We need more information as well. How long have you had it? Have you changed footwear? ...Read more

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Confused. Would you think I have blood pooling in legs/feet or am I getting purple sitting/standing due to low blood flow? Arterial u/s & pic in file.

Confused. Would you think I have blood pooling in legs/feet or am I getting purple sitting/standing due to low blood flow? Arterial u/s & pic in file.

Venous blood: With your feet in a dependent position veins become filled with blood that is less oxygenated than arterial blood causing a bluish hue. This is exaggerated if your vein valves are less efficient. This can be an inherited trait with varicose veins seen in family members. If your tissues have normal pink color when your legs are not dependent your blood flow doesn't appear to be abnormal. See a vasc ...Read more

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What to treat ichi feet?

What to treat ichi feet?

Itchy feet: That depends on what caused them to itch in the first place as there are many causes. See your podiatrist for assistance ...Read more

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