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Sole Of Foot
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
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
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
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
Sudden foot pain and numbness on sole of foot. Really painful, comes & goes over last 2 wks. Not diabetic. What could it be?
Have a growth on sole of foot the last 12 months. Tried everything: veruca creams, anti-fungal creams, powders, moisturisers. None work. Please help!
See a podiatrist: You need to have this evaluated and most likely have it biopsied or surgically removed. ...Read more
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
Clear, itchy bump on sole of foot, only itchty when touched/rubbed. Water and heat have no effect. Has grown slightly over past years. Should I remove?
Plz no self-surgery: Have a foot dr or a dermatologist look at it while intact - easier to treat the cause then. ...Read more
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?
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
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
Innervation: Not the same at all. The foot is innervated by l 4, 5 s 1, 2, 3. ...Read more
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.
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?
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
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
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
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.?
What can cause localised itch patch on sole of foot, emollients, 2x steroid cream. Slight redding from mechanical itching, otherwise normal. Worse @ night?
Lump with bruise and pain on sole of foot after dancing. 62 female. Narrow feet pain is much better but still lump and some bruise. 2 weeks old.
If it persist: You should have evaluation by your pcp. Two weeks for bruise is not too long? ...Read more
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
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