Is it bad to Ice your feet if you think you have trench foot and they feel like they are burning? They get very uncomfortable when around heat.
Do not use ice. If you actually have trench foot, icing would be very bad. Below is a description Trench Foot can affect the heels, toes or entire foot. The classic presentation is a cold, swollen, white/grey foot that can feel numb, heavy, painful and prickly. In the early stages, blood vessels constrict in cold, moist conditions resulting in a lack of oxygen to the tissues. The foot becomes cold, numb Gently re-warm the feet to improve circulation: warm the feet for approximately five minutes at a time either by soaking in warm (not hot) water or using heat packs. Make sure you test the temperature first to avoid the risk of burning especially while the sensation is reduced - See more at: http://www. Foot-pain-explored. Com/trench-foot. Html#sthash. ElKP5GCl. Dpuf.