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What are removal techniques for warts/verucas (i don't know what it is) on the upper sole oft foot?

Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: I've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read more

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Wire sliver 1/2" long sole of foot finally got out today ok?

Wire sliver 1/2" long sole of foot finally got out today ok?

Pesky slivers: Wire slivers, more than wood, have a way of working their way out. That is good for you. Now watch for signs of redness or swelling. If concerned, see a professional. ...Read more

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Treating Swollen Feet or Ankles (Checklist)

Keep moving your body; avoid sitting or standing for long periods
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Don't wear tight garments
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Lose weight if needed
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Avoid standard diuretics as they won't solve the problem
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What would cause random feeling burning on the sole of foot?

What would cause random feeling burning on the sole of foot?

Burning feet: Many things can cause burning of feet like diabetes, low back issues, nerve damage neuroma. Get it checked. May need nerve conduction study. ...Read more

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Burning sensation, pain on soles of foot, even in cool climate?

Burning sensation, pain on soles of foot, even in cool climate?

Two main reasons: You have neuroma in the foot which could cause that, or neuropathy in the in he nerve (inflammations) check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Treating Athlete's Foot (Checklist)

Dry well between your toes after your shower or bath
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Wear white cotton socks, especially in the summer
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Try to avoid scratching
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See your podiatrist if symptoms persist or do not improve
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What are the main symptoms tingling on sole of foot. What is it?

What are the main symptoms tingling on sole of foot. What is it?

Tingling: Tingling is the symptom. This could be arch claudication or nerve entrapment such as tarsal tunnel syndrome. See your podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Blister on sole of foot, what to do?

Blister on sole of foot, what to do?

That depends: On cause of blister and medical history. For example if your diabetic - see a foot doc right away and don't tend to by yourself. If healthy and an isolated blister with a sterile instrument after skin cleansed you can pierce the roof to drain the liquid. Do not remove the blister just drain then apply bandage and allow to dry out. ...Read more

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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
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Dry well between your toes after you bathe
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Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
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What is treatment of painful corn on medial side of sole of foot?

What is treatment of painful corn on medial side of sole of foot?

Corn: Are you sure of the anatomy term? It may be a wart or callous which receive totally different treatments. See your podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Sudden foot pain and numbness on sole of foot. Really painful, comes & goes over last 2 wks. Not diabetic. What could it be?

Sudden foot pain and numbness on sole of foot. Really painful, comes & goes over last 2 wks. Not diabetic. What could it be?

Nerve: Most common causes are:

herniated disk causing pressure on one of the nerves going to the foot (radiculopathy). Tarsal tunnel syndrome also can cause these kinds oif symptoms.

See a neurologist or an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a small, symmetrical appearing, mole on sole of foot but it is green in color. Is it normal 4a mole tobe green or is color smething concerning?

I have a small, symmetrical appearing, mole on sole of foot but it is green in color. Is it normal 4a mole tobe green or is color smething concerning?

Get a biopsy....: It is not normal for a mole to be green. A simple biopsy will determine if it is anything to be more concerned about. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my right palm and sole of foot being number than my left side and it's the same in my mom?

What could be the cause of my right palm and sole of foot being number than my left side and it's the same in my mom?

Neuropath?: Some chronic conditions are associated with neuropathies. Diabetes and heart disease been the most common. This ailments are frequently seen on different family members. ...Read more

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Stitches out 7 weeks following injury to heel but despite physio still have pain up back of heel and sole of foot. Should I ignore or keep walking?

Stitches out 7 weeks following injury to heel but despite physio still have pain up back of heel and sole of foot. Should I ignore or keep walking?

Don't ignore: Hard to say without more info about your injury and level of pain. Can take 6-12 months to heal a heel (pun intended). Early weightbearing and range of motion are important steps to recovery. That being said, it's probably a good idea to check in with the treating physician to ensure healing is progressing according to schedule. ...Read more

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52 male pain in middle of sole right foot and heel esp after sitting or folding leg Pain increasing over last few months Pain not same every day at worst heel painful cannot walk?

Plantar fasciitis: This may be planter fasciitis and that is the reason you're having this type of pain. You will need to have an a valuation by her physician and possibly see a foot specialist is your foot orthopedic surgeon are podiatrist. You will need imaging, and physical therapy, teaching you to ice massage under your foot to use a ruler or a tennis ball to help ...Read more

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What nerve pathway innervates sole of foot and groin or scrotal region?

Innervation: Not the same at all. The foot is innervated by l 4, 5 s 1, 2, 3. ...Read more

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What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! Help asap?

What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! Help asap?

Have it examined: red spots on both the palm and sole may be something minor like a contact dermatitis or more serious like viral condition or underlying systemic disease. Don't second guess and delay having it examined. ...Read more

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Peeling on back of toes, rough soles. Athletes foot? After washing or rubbing athletes foot in they're a bit sore/sensitive. Think it's athletes foot.

Peeling on back of toes, rough soles. Athletes foot? After washing or rubbing athletes foot in they're a bit sore/sensitive. Think it's athletes foot.

Possibly: Tinea pedis can be associated with peeling and itching but is often in moist places as between your toes. There are over the counter powders and sprays that might help. Make sure you are using cotton socks and you may want to change your sneakers. Let your doctor have a look. ...Read more

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Extremely cold soles of feet! Feel numb like ice. Painful dry soles and just noticed brown spots appearing on one sole of foot. Feels icy cold swollen?

Extremely cold soles of feet! Feel numb like ice. Painful dry soles and just noticed brown spots appearing on one sole of foot. Feels icy cold swollen?

Cold feet: You don't mention if your feet warm with socks or under a blanket. If they do not, seek medical attention right away. The dry skin can be related to circulation as can the discoloration. See your podiatrist or your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Large corn on sole of foot had for 2 years and corns on 4th toe now suffering with shooting pains in toes. This is making my walking uncomfortable?

Large corn on sole of foot had for 2 years and corns on 4th toe now suffering with shooting pains in toes. This is making my walking uncomfortable?

Hammered toe: Is the corn/callous on sole of foot under the 4th metatarsal? Iff so then you probally have a hammered toe of the 4th toe and the 4th metatarsal is plantarflexed causing the callous under the 4th met. You can have the corn and callous debrided or have surgery to correct problem. Also wear pads. ...Read more

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Peelings on left foot have diminished. Only some on tip of toes and sole of foot. Has the tinea pedis been eradicated?

Peelings on left foot have diminished. Only some on tip of toes and sole of foot. Has the tinea pedis been eradicated?

Yes: It can be eliminated but treatment may be required for a prolonged time. Keeping feet dry and clean helps. Airing feet when possible. Can see you are also getting oral treatment. Continue follow up with your podiatrist ...Read more

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24 f sore on sole of foot white with brownish/greyish specks hurts a bit what is this and how can I get rid of it, it's also a bit itchy?

24 f sore on sole of foot white with brownish/greyish specks hurts a bit what is this and how can I get rid of it, it's also a bit itchy?

Wart City.: Hard to tell without really seeing it. However, your description, sounds as though you may have a wart on your foot. This is a virus infection in the skin. To remove all doubt consult with a specialist for a diagnosis and treatment plan. There are many OTC ways to treat your problem, but, the diagnosis has to be confirmed. ...Read more

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How likely is melanoma on a "mole" flat to skin, sole of foot has been there AT LEAST 10 years, doesn't seem to have changed and approx 4-5 mm.?

How likely is melanoma on a "mole" flat to skin, sole of foot has been there AT LEAST 10 years, doesn't seem to have changed and approx 4-5 mm.?

Unlikely: If not changed in 10 years not melanoma, keep eye on it, if does see dermatologist, if worried get it frozen off or cut out for peace of mind and any other moles[irregular borders, colors, shape, growing yes get off. ...Read more

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What can cause localised itch patch on sole of foot, emollients, 2x steroid cream. Slight redding from mechanical itching, otherwise normal. Worse @ night?

What can cause localised itch patch on sole of foot, emollients, 2x steroid cream. Slight redding from mechanical itching, otherwise normal. Worse @ night?

Possible fungus: It is possible that you have a patch of fungal or yeast infection. Try an over the counter yeast cream such as is used for athlete's foot and see if that helps. ...Read more

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Broken ankle last year. Numbness on sole of foot and when I raise my toes it feels like block in paw of foot op block damaged nerve. Can it be fixed?

Broken ankle last year. Numbness on sole of foot and when I raise my toes it feels like block in paw of foot op block damaged nerve. Can it be fixed?

Ask your surgeon, or: If your surgeon doesn't think it can be repaired, don't be afraid to ask for a second opinion. Also, was it numb since the surgery or just lately? If lately, you can have a Morton's Neuroma in your foot that causes tingling and pain and can certainly be treated. (It's a painful bundle of nerves.) ...Read more

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I have foot pain in sole of foot, feels like cramp. Could this be because of disc bulge at L5 / s1?

Probaby not: The L5 nerve root inervates primarily the top of the foot. While the s1 nerve root does inervate the bottom of the foot, neuropathic pain usually doesn't present with cramping. It sounds like you have plantar fasciitis. An inflammation of the arch of the foot, treated with nsaids like motrin. ...Read more