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Doctor insights on: Walking Barefoot Developing Warts Feet

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Walking (Definition)

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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Is it possible to get plantar warts from walking barefoot in an unclean environment?

Is it possible to get plantar warts from walking barefoot in an unclean environment?

Yes: Plantar warts are a virus that is picked up in dirty areas. You are most prone to these when your foot is warm, moist and sweaty. See your podiatrist for treatment of this condition. ...Read more

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I have a wart on the sole of my foot, didn't bother me, now its hurting all the time, walking or just resting, should I treat myself or see a Doctor?

I have a wart on the sole of my foot, didn't bother me, now its hurting all the time, walking or just resting, should I treat myself or see a Doctor?

Sure its a wart?: If it's a wart a podiatrist can diagnose it and recommend treatment options. There are many other skin conditions, however, that can look like warts. There can be lesions caused by the bone, by a foreign body or by a blocked sweat duct cyst. I suggest you have a podiatrist take a look, then decide the best course. ...Read more

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I have had a plantar wart on the sole of both my feet for a month and it hurts to walk on and especially when playing sports. What should I do?

I have had a plantar wart on the sole of both my feet for a month and it hurts to walk on and especially when playing sports. What should I do?

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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Is it bad for your feet to walk barefoot?

Is it bad for your feet to walk barefoot?

No: It is actually good for your feet to walk barefoot as long as you are not walking on glass or some abrasive surface. Walking barefoot is a more natural position for your feet without having to adapt to shoe wear. ...Read more

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What should i do for discomfort in the ball of my foot? feels like i'm walking on rocks when i walk on a hard floor barefoot.

What should i do for discomfort in the ball of my foot? feels like i'm walking on rocks when i walk on a hard floor barefoot.

Suggestions: There are several things that can cause this sensation. First do some warm soaks and massage of that area for a few days. Also don't go barefoot to protect your foot and wear socks and good supportive shoes. If the problem does not resolve then see a podiatrist or your family doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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When I am walking barefoot, i walk on my tiptoes. Have you heard of foot drop in a nineteen year old?

When I am walking barefoot, i walk on my tiptoes. Have you heard of foot drop in a nineteen year old?

Tiptoes: What you are doing is called toe walking . As you are 32 , I have to assume that isn't you. Drop foot can occur at any age and is a neurological problem, usually. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more