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Open Sore On Foot Won T Heal
Second toe on left foot won't heal broke foot and put in boot and told me to rest with foot up. When removed one month later, toe was red, swollen and a big, deep sore on toe. Wound care nurses treated me for 2 weeks and pronounced it healed. Saw doct
Hello, I have small skin sore on my feet that can't heal now for about 2 month. I think this is mostly because of pus that appears under skin?
Time to act.: There are quite a few reasons for chronic non-healing sores on the foot. None are good. It's time to be evaluated to remove all doubt. ...Read more
My left foot, seems to beat, is inflammate, near to the big finger, I think it hurts, how to heal the soreness?
It would be better: If you specified which ligament. One of the reasons for a delay in improvement is the fact we walk on feet and use them when walking. This may cause delayed healing. There is a possibility of an occult or hidden injury as well. ...Read more
Protein c defiency venal ulsur. How do take care of this please. It's been two years of open foot sore.
Check veins: Protein c deficiency makes one more vulnerable to getting blood clots, and it sounds like you have a venous ulcer, which may have resulted from previous deep venous thrombophlebitis. Check with a phlebologist in your area by going to www. Phlebology. Org. Ultrasound of the leg veins will be helpful in evaluating incompetence of superficial leg veins, and fixing this will help you. ...Read more
I got a spider bite on the bottom of my foot 4days ago. Very swollen and sore. I live in Mi. Will it heal on its own, or should I see a dr?
See a doctor.: Spider bites can easily become bad skin infections. You should be evaluated to see if this has happened in your case. ...Read more
I have a pain in the arch of my left foot just in front of my heal. It is sore in the morning and after long days on it. How do I prevent/treat?
Plantar fasciitis: Heel and arch pain are common especially if you stand for long periods of time or walk in flat shoes. The best shoes would be good running shoes. Bare feet, flip flops, and other flat shoes should be avoided. The pain usually doesn't appear until the next morning and can be relieved by stretching. Stretching exercises for the calf muscles and anti inflammatory meds should help. ...Read more
What is the best home treatment for very sore achy heals which have a very thick tough skin? Also what's the best lotion for dry sandpaper-like feet?
I have a sore on my foot that won't heal, its like little blisters then it dries and peels, its kinda scaly and hurts sometimes?
contact dermatitis?: How big an area? It is possible that contact with something in shoe is causing a contact dermatitis. Could wear organic cotton socks to prevent contact and cover lining of shoe with cork. Possibly vit d oil topically would be healing. It could be midly infected if sore. Bactroban (mupirocin) is a helpful anti-bacterial can soak in vinegar is not irritating as an anti-fungal. If doesn't heal go to md. ...Read more
What can I do to treat it? It's painful. I scratched the top of my foot during my sleep and woke up with a open sore. It now has a scab with redness around it.
I sore around my feet ankles from Brisk walking not done it in while. Should I wait until it heals beside I brisk walk again? Advil or Tylenol for it
Is it an open sore?: Is it an open sore? Or are you sore from the walkin? . I suspect the latter. After an injury usually the recommendation is to ice and rest. Depending on your total health the above meds can be used. If thisis a persistent problem you need an evaluation. ...Read more
See a doctor.: A sore heel should be evaluated by a physician. It could be many things. Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain. This is an inflammation of the ligament on the bottom of the heel which often causes pain upon rising in the am. A podiatrist will most likely give you a quick accurate diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
Elevate them: And ice them, alternatively you can soak in warm water and epsom salt and elevate them..... ...Read more
I have had sore on my ball shack at the top where the penis starts and it starTed to heal in the week and then it stopped. Not gotten worst or better?
For years, the left nose piece on my glasses would cause a open sore on my nose. Now, I have had glasses that the nose piece doesn't rub the bridge of?
No question here: I see your statement about your eyeglasses, but see no question here. ...Read more
SORE ANKLE OR SORE?:
Is it a sore ankle or a sore on the ankle? Regarding the latter, if it's something that does not heal, or is changing in appearance. Start with your primary physician. If it's a sore ankle, see a podiatrist or foot/ankle orthopedist.
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Wait until: It heals and wear an ankle brace even then for a couple of weeks. ...Read more
I have a sore on my left ankle on the inside that will not heal and it itches a lot off and on, I have tried creams but it's not helping.
I have nerve damage in my middle toe from wearing closed shoes all my life. Will this heal on its own? It's been sore for 6months, worse when standing
I tore a tendon/ muscle on my left foot. Had gone for treatments. Foot still feels tender when I stand or walk. How long before foot heals.
Depends: How long it takes a tendon/muscle injury (sprain, strain, etc.,) to heal depends on how serious the injury is. Since you have needed therapy, then the injury is not a minor one. It is also more noticeable because the injury occurred on your foot, which you have to use to walk. (An injured little finger, is easier to deal with, since you don't have to use it as often). Your Doc can tell you best. ...Read more
I have pressure on ankle (like wearing a tight brace or cutting circulations type of pressure) soreness at bottom of heal and aching in top part of fo?
Neuro-vascular.: A little more information as to the onset. Began suddenly as opposed to slowly developing. The area of the tarsal tunnel may be compromised. To remove all doubt, have your symptoms reviewed and ankle examined by a specialist. ...Read more
Should I go to the doctor for my jaw or will it be fine if I just treat at home? I recently got hit in the jaw twice while playing soccer. Once with a ball there days ago and again with someone's shoulder yesterday. Now it is really sore whenever I open
If: If your jaw noticably deviates to one side when you try to open you mouth or if you are unable to chew due to weakness (not just pain), I would consult a doctor. Furthermore, if the pain doesn't subside over the next week, you may want to be checked. Of course, it never hurts to call your doctor to ask them if you should come in. If you seek medical consultation, you may also want to consider checking with your dentist or oral surgeon since jaw pain can be due to TMJ disorders, fractured teeth, or other dental conditions. ...Read more
Parts of my foot get swollen and tender and when they do heal, theu leave bruises and lumps. I'm a dance instructor and I wear heels. Fibrosis?
Contusion: Dancing in high heels over and over may cause swelling and pain to different areas of the foot. Causes bruising. Try different shoes. Should be evaluated. ...Read more
I pulled a hangnail off my big toe over a month ago. The toes is still tender and puffy it just won't heal?
Potential Problem.: Not having the ability to bear weight is not a good sign, especially involving the outside of the foot. Injury or not, the bone may be responsible. Swelling along with the pain is a more immediate concern. Either way, if it continues you should have it examined. Stress fractures have a sneaky way of appearing. ...Read more