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Split Skin On Soles Of Feet
10 month old has split skin under baby toe. Under his little toe on one foot the skin is split, it's about 1/3" long cut. In the crease of the joint.?
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.?
Dry soles of feet, sore red, hard white patches and peeling behind toes. Athletes foot or dry skin? Seeing dr inweek need advce! Will buy lac-hydrin
Soles of feet are red, tender look swollen. Hard and peeling skin on the back of toes, hard skin and sore. Used athletes foot 5 days didn't help?
Tinea Pedis: It sounds like a tinea pedis or athletes foot. Fungus can be very resistant to medication. Put lotrimin (clotrimazole) AF cream as well as hydrocortisone cream 15 three times a day for a week. Also, dry feet and toes carefully, then apply gold bond powder into your socks immediately after bathing or swimming. Good luck. ...Read more
I get a skin split under my toes often. It goes from one foot to the other. I have tried anti-fungus Which didn't help. What can I do to stop it.?
Split skin: On toes tends to be a problem with going barefoot. The skin gets very dry and cracks. It can also happen with feet that sweat a lot. With the wet dry cycle the skin gets macerated and then cracks. It is important to keep your feet clean and dry. Wear a different pair of shoes daily, alternating at least two. Powders may help, don't go barefoot often if that is the problem. ...Read more
I think I have athletes foot because everytime I dance my pinky toe skin splits under it. How do I treat this?
Foot fungus: Antifungal cream.Get a more detailed answer ›
Skin will comfortably callous over time; too quick will cause additive tears. Cocoanut oil several times a day +slow down.
If this fails after 5 to 8 days, a thorough dermatological exam is a must. From nutrition to exotic infections & syndromes must be considered as well as as a herald of a more general malady.
Pls. Don't wait. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nephew has alcohol problem. Showed me bottoms (soles) of feet 3/4 of sole of feet were black. Could alcohol abuse cause this and, if so, how serious?
Sudden foot pain and numbness on sole of foot. Really painful, comes & goes over last 2 wks. Not diabetic. What could it be?
I have loads of bubbles of skin on my palms and soles of feet that I can peel. Seem to come up when I've been in water, doesn't itch.
Dermatitis: How long have you had this? If just feet, most common cause is fungal contamination. With hand involvement, probably not. ...Read more
Burning soles of feet after running, could this be related to athlete's foot? Is long term use of OTC anti-fungal foot powder advisable?
Have a growth on sole of foot the last 12 months. Tried everything: veruca creams, anti-fungal creams, powders, moisturisers. None work. Please help!
I'm pretty sure I still have athletes foot and it isn't going away with creams! What else can I do?? Itches burns and tingles. On soles of feet! Thnx
Consider a powder: For athletes foot to help reduce moisture and improve comfort. Powders, sprays, creams and ointments that contain antifungal medication are appropriate. Treating or replacing the shoes you have been wearing, and decontaminating the shower/tub may help reduce re-infection. Sometimes, prescription oral medications are used. ...Read more