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Removing Dead Skin From Feet
Infected dead skin boil.If i wrap the rubberband around the dead skin will it still fall off by its self?
It might: I would see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Usually, yes.: But the depth of the dead tissue is the important factor. Superficial thickness burns, for example, do not leave scars (when properly cared for). Deeper thickness blistering burns can require skin grafts or heal like freddie kruger's face! full thickness loss require excision, and flap or graft reconstruction. Both leave scars, but plastic surgeons know how to minimize these! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Information: The skin relaces the surface cells almost every day wthout us knowing about it. Simpley showering or bathing usually works the best. ...Read more
The skin in-between my toes itches. The skin grows dies and can be peeled off. Underneath the dead skin is new skin that is very white and itches.?
This can be : Due to either a fungus or a bacteria. The key is do not pull at any of the peeling skin as this could cauase a bad infection. You can try a topical antifungal agent. If using creams better to use them at night so as when you walk it does not cause skin chafing. Betadine solution painted with a q tip is another option. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Will removing hair from the genital area helps in removing pubic lice and thereby prevent itching?
Not a guarantee: Tx of lice requires accurate identification of nits & lice. A pediculicide is usually used- OTC like Nix or RID or prescription meds like lindane or malathion. Work carefully through hair & remove individual nits. Purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits & remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd pediculicide tx may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to get rid of stubborn dirty black velvety dead skin buildup on feet due to lack of proper hygene which doesn't responds to soap/loofah?
Please let: Please let a dermatologist examine the area. It may be from area being rubbed on too much. ...Read more
Dead skin from huge blisters on my feet! been cutting the dead skin away help! when i get out of the shower the skin back there is white and so ugly?
Can microdermbrasion remove wrinkles from under eye skin? And once the protective layer goes can it grow back?
Depends...: ...On how deep the wrinkles are. Microdermabrasion is a superficial peeling procedure that lessens *small* wrinkles, surface discoloration, and sun damage. There is little or no recovery time, but a series of them is usually required. It works, if your expectations are realistic, and if you have it done by someone with the proper skills, i.e. Not some nurse's assistant in a spa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Theoretically it may: Any repeated trauma can be associated with cancer. Any time the body has to make new cells, there is the chance that it will make a mistake in copying the dna, which in turn could lead to cancer. Lip cancer is much more commonly associated with repeated sunburns, though. So if you are worried about cancer, use a sunscreen chapstick. ...Read more
Which skin infection causes white/yellow biofilm looking secretions from scalp, and skin? (animal contagious, survives on household items)
Odd question: I'm not sure I understand exactly what you mean when you say "animal contagiou?" Do you mean that the infection can be passed from humans to animals or vice versa? And which household items does this infection exist on? What is the clinical associated with your question? Do you have a picture you can upload? Send to: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more
See physician: A Podiatrist or Dermatlogist should be able to diagnose and treat a simple case. Sometimes a fungal culture or submiting a sample of affected skin may be needed. Is there any redness or itching, peeling present. This is often associated with fungus: especially if your feet sweat a lot or do not get enough air. ...Read more
Try amlactin: Amlactin is not only a moisturizer but has exfoliative properties as well. Give this a try. ...Read more
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
Athletes feet : Athletes feet usually itches more than dead skin. ...Read more
See below: Wear supportive shoes and keep feet hydrated with cream/moisturizers is a start. However, best to see podiatrist to determine cause and get proper treatment. ...Read more
Hi I have a thing on my foot. It is a small hole almost like a crater its small though and it goes pretty deep, it has dead skin around it what is it?
Plantar Wart: It sounds like a plantar wart. You may need to get it treated. ...Read more
Could use your help docs! my feet have been really peely lately. They have a ton of dead skin on the bottom and i've never seen it this bad. Suggestions ?
Maybe: This product can be used to soften hard, rough skin. With soaking and gentle abrasion the dry, rough skin of the feet can be made more supple. ...Read more
Started as a black dot in my foot, has now grown to a hole of dead skin. Very painful to step on, especially barefoot. splinter or worse?
See doctor: This require a direct examination for a diagnosis followed by the appropriate treatment. There is no way we can provide you even a guess on what may be the cause. Need to see doctor soon before something more serious occurs. ...Read more
My heels/side of my feet are a really really dark color i scrape & peel off the dead skin/callous nothing works it started since i been wearing hills.
Wearing high heels: If wearing shoes, especially womens dress heels barefooted, you can create a lot of friction from motion of feet in shoes. If you wear hosiery it will likely help. Also, daily footcare using exfoliating creams/soaps/lotions and/or pumice stonehi can help remove surface layers of builtup callus and keep skin soft and more elastic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After I played football one day, there was this dead skin on my feet and it hasn't gone ever since. It pains when I squeeze it. Is it something inside?
Unlikely: If your foot was normal before playing football, and depending on your shoes/socks, you may have developed a callus in response to the pressure and friction. The callus is difficult to cure because you continue to walk on it, continuing the pressure problem. Try a pumice stone. Second, you may develop a plantar wart. That is problem for a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So i've heard that listerine plus vinegar plus warm water on feet for 10 minutes can make dead skin off, but is there a bad thing that it could maybe do?
Not really: I did a search on web and didn't really find any testimonials as to the success of this mixture other than statements of it feeling good. I believe that it may vary from person to person, the source of the dead skin and the duration. If in doubt, i would check with a dr. Or a holistic practitioner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I stepped on a dead animal and i have a broken skin in my feet am i at risk of rabies even if i just got a booster a few days ago?
Per the Centers for Disease Control: The most common mode of rabies virus transmission is through the bite and virus-containing saliva of an infected host. Though transmission has been rarely documented via other routes such as contamination of mucous membranes (i.e., eyes, nose, mouth), aerosol transmission, and corneal transplants.
Source (HealthTap): https://www.healthtap.com/#topics/rabies-from-stepping-on-dead-bat#ixzz5EwYBM9SA ...Read more
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