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Phlebitis In Foot What Does It Look Like
Neuropathy: Neuropathy is related to the nerves, so until the nerve supply affects the blood supply, etc., the foot can look outwardly normal. Generally, people with neuropathy can have other related problems. A diabetic can have poor blood supply, neuropathy, high risk of infection and poor wound healing, leading to "disgusting" feet. ...Read more
A fungal infection: A fungal infection often with ring-shaped lesion with serpentine borders and mild, flaky scales. Topical lamisil, lotrimin, or tinactin (tolnaftate) are available otc and all seem to work fine for simple ringworm on body, not scalp/bearded areas. Keep area clean, dry and apply the cream 2-3x/day should get rid of it in about 10-14 days. If not better, consult doc for possible alternate diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
What does cancer in the big toe look like and does it appear over time from a black spot -looking like you dropped something on your toe?
I have a black spot: ...under my toe nail too, so I hope not. A melanoma can appear as a dark spot anywhere on your skin, including a toe, or under a toenail. Most often a black spot that looks like you dropped something on your toe is an old hemorrhage from trauma. Old blood should resorb or grow out with the skin. A melanoma, on the other hand, may have irregular coloration, an irregular border, and grow over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does peyrione's disease look like in the BEGINNING stages erect and flacid? What does it feel like/ information on it?
Mayo has good info: Mayo Clinic has good information on it. To be honest this is the first time I hear abotu this disease. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peyronies-disease/basics/definition/con-20028765 ...Read more
See below: Most symptoms would be swelling, pain and a feeling of instability. ...Read more
Could the loose body cause a ankle sprain to heal slowly. Also it feel like my ankle is on fire do that mean anything. Thanks?
What does staph start out looking like and does it hurt to touch the wound? Is it an opening in the skin that swells with redness an inch all around I
If you are asking: This question about your own piercing - then you need medical eval asap. ...Read more
Variable, but...: Usually ringworm on the face will be red and inflamed with an outer raised rim of mild scale. Sometimes the center will be relatively clear but often red and scaly. A skin scraping by your doctor can be very useful in making the diagnosis. It doesn't hurt and is very easy to do. Certainly have this looked at. ...Read more
Skin on my foot hurts when anything rubs it like a sheet but not to bend or walk for a week. No bruise or trauma in that area. What could explain it?
Impetigo healing: You can usually tell that impetigo is responding to treatment by the following observations: decreased size of sore, resolution of crusting, lessening of redness, sores healing over and appearing more dry and gradual return of normal skin coloration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Red, swollen or none: 2 kinds of phlebitis deep and superficial. Deep phlebitis (DVT) usually presents with swelling, pain and tenderness of whole leg or calf. Superficial phlebitis is a local pain, redness and tenderness on the surface of the skin around a noticeable vein. Dvts can lead to serious complications even death. Some DVT have no symptoms. For both you should see a doctor, vein special prefered ; get treated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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