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My skin partially peeled off the bottom of my feet how can I prevent pain while walking?

My skin partially peeled off the bottom of my feet how can I prevent pain while walking?

Multi-layer dressing: Use sterile dressing and antibiotic ointment over the exposed skin to prevent infection and promote healing. Use a second layer of dressing or gauze. In between the first and second layer apply a lubricant such as vaseline or petroleum jelly. Secure those layers with a roll gauze and tape. All of this goes under your sock and should prevent pain when walking. ...Read more

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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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I have a corn (I think) on the sole of my foot, I have had it for 9 years. It prevents me from exercising as it becomes so painful after only walking ?

I have a corn (I think) on the sole of my foot, I have had it for 9 years. It prevents me from exercising as it becomes so painful after only walking ?

Painful callus.: Knowing the exact location on the bottom of the foot would be helpful. Callus on the bottom of the foot usually is found immediately beneath the metatarsal heads. These are painful to walk on and be aground for years. Very few warts last for 9 years without spreading or going away by themselves. To remove all doubt, have your foot evaluated by a specialist. ...Read more

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How do I prevent foot pain that travels to my calf when i walk?

How do I prevent foot pain that travels to my calf when i walk?

Determine cause: Without evaluating you possibilities include: 1) tendonitis. Many muscles found in the leg end in the foot. 2) a nerve compression - this would feel like burning, shooting, stabbing or electricity. 3) the possibility of a clot should stay in the differential as you mention calf pain. A podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedist should be able to make the diagnosis and help you. ...Read more

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When i walk long distance the pads of my feet burn. What can I do to prevent this?

When i walk long distance the pads of my feet burn. What can I do to prevent this?

Feet burn: Using a gel insert could help , but you may have pathology, too. See your podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Any good remedies for ball-of-foot blister prevention? I walk for exercise. Wearing dr-made orthotics. Ball-of-foot friction.

Any good remedies for ball-of-foot blister prevention? I walk for exercise. Wearing dr-made orthotics. Ball-of-foot friction.

Well fit walker: A well fit lace up walking shoe that accomodates your orthotic. Thick cotton socks sport tyope as an interface between foot and orthotic. ...Read more

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How can I toughen the skin underneath my feet so I can walk on the beach?

How can I toughen the skin underneath my feet so I can walk on the beach?

Toughen skin: There are many situations in a person's life when having tough skin can mean the difference between living with pain and living pain-free. Tuf-foot is used regularly by athletes including distance runners, world championship baseball teams and professional basketball teams to care for and toughen their feet and hands. ...Read more