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I'm experiencing blackening of skin and dryness of akin around the ankle and foot with no pain. What could be the problem and treatment?
Yes, it could be: Swelling and discoloration can come from many problems including venous disease. Dermatologic conditions, arthritic conditions, and neurogenic issues. You will need a more specific diagnosis before a treatment could be suggested ...Read more
My feet have peeling more itching dryness sometime red patches and it was in my one finger of foot bt now its in both feet wats it n how to treat it?
Injured hemi cp effected ankle.foot is red at night and after walking. Veins in ankle and foot potrude. Excessive dryness bottoms of both feet, causes?
Lack of motion : Usually motion will help circulation and with cp the motion is limited and the you get more pooling of blood and they will affect the size and color of the area. I recommend that you see a foot doctor for possible compression sock after arterial Doppler that is within normal limit ...Read more
Think fungus: Fungal infections of the nail(s), or onychomycosis. A podiatrist can make the diagnosis, and offer treatment options. ...Read more
Nail discoloration : A dark line across your nail may have a variety of causes. Trauma to the nail plate from athletic activity may cause some subungual (under the nail) bleeding. If this the source in time a clear nail will grow out. A fungal infection can cause this as well. A specialist will determine if a biopsy is necessary to rule out a relatively less common but more serious condition such as a melanoma. ...Read more
Gray Nails: One possible cause of blue-gray nail discoloration is using the drug minocycline. This broad-spectrum antibiotic has been found to turn nails a light blue-gray color. However, there are many other causes of nail discoloration as well, including fungal infection, chronic diseases and the use of various medications. Contact your doctor to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more