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Smelly feet is a common condition in children and adults who wear shoes on a daily basis. People with smelly feet may also suffer from sweaty feet. Most people with this condition will have sweaty and smelly feet year round, not just in the hot summer months. The odor is pr...
/conditions/smelly-feet 11/8/2017 2:46:35 PM
Foot odor is a common condition in children and adults who wear shoes on a daily basis. People with smelly feet may also suffer from sweaty feet. Most people with this condition will have sweaty and smelly feet year round, not just in the hot summer months. The odor is produc...
/conditions/foot-odor 1/10/2018 11:58:34 AM
Eczema is a general term that includes many conditions that cause inflammation of the skin. The symptoms of eczema vary, but thay generally appear as dry, red and extremely itchy patches of skin. Small blisters may sometimes form.  Eczema can occur on any part of the body, i...
/conditions/eczema-of-the-foot 1/10/2018 11:40:52 AM
Staphylococcus aureus is a type of bacteria that can be spread through the skin or open wound contact and is known to cause serious illness and infection if contracted. In recent years, certain types of staph bacteria, such as drug-resistant MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphy...
/conditions/staph-infections-of-the-foot 1/10/2018 1:47:20 PM
Ulcers, which are open sores in the skin, occur when the outer layers of the skin are injured and the deeper tissues become exposed. They can be caused by excess pressure due to ill-fitting shoes, long periods in bed or after an injury that breaks the skin. Ulcers are commonl...
/conditions/ulcers 1/10/2018 2:10:52 PM
A callus is a thickened area of skin on the foot caused by pressure and repeated rubbing, such as from a shoe or sock. The rubbing causes the skin to produce a layer of protective skin (a callus). Calluses vary in size and can become painful. There are a number of treatments...
/conditions/callus 11/8/2017 2:45:03 PM
Protect Your Feet from the Sun Low awareness, late diagnosis hamper survival rate.     The members of the American College Foot and Ankle Surgeons warn that melanoma is the most common malignancy on the foot or ankle and more likely to be misdiagnosed than melanoma on any...
/article/protect-your-feet-from-the-sun 3/15/2017 10:46:22 AM
Potentially Deadly Infection, Once Seen Primarily in Hospitalized Patients, Is Now Linked to Common Foot Conditions in the Community  More Americans are developing drug-resistant staph infections, known as MRSA, from common, relatively minor foot problems, such as cuts, crack...
/article/potentially-deadly-infection-linked-to-common-foot 11/23/2016 1:14:08 PM
Back-to-School Shoe Shopping Tips Parents: Avoid Kids’ Foot Problems with the Right Shoes   The start of a new school year brings about two certainties: new clothes and new shoes. Unlike in years past, today’s shelves are stocked with a variety of shoe types that run the g...
/article/back-to-school-shoe-shopping-tips 11/29/2017 10:33:43 AM
Avoid Kids Foot Problems with the Right Shoes Before you head to the store to buy your kids shoes, follow these helpful guidelines to prevent or minimize foot problems from poorly fitting or worn-out shoes. Shoes Should Fit Your child’s feet can grow up to two sizes in six...
/article/avoid-kid-s-foot-problems-with-the-right-shoes 1/10/2018 2:38:47 PM
Varicose veins are usually due to improperly functioning valves within the veins. The veins typically appear prominent or look raised. The condition can cause swelling of the legs, ankles and feet. The skin may become discolored due to leakage of blood into the surrounding ti...
/conditions/varicose-veins 1/10/2018 2:11:24 PM
A corn is a small circular thickened lesion in the skin of the foot. It usually forms due to repeated pressure on the skin, such as the rubbing of a shoe. The name "corn" comes from its resemblance to a kernel of corn. A corn is different from a callus in that it has a centra...
/conditions/corns 1/10/2018 11:23:54 AM
Athlete's foot is a skin infection caused by fungus. A fungal infection may occur on any part of the body; on the foot, it is called athlete’s foot, or tinea pedis. Fungus commonly attacks the feet because it thrives in a dark, moist and warm environment, such as a shoe. Fun...
/conditions/athlete-s-foot 11/8/2017 2:45:02 PM
Advanced Treatments Help Hard-to-Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers—and Improve Lives Breakthrough treatments making the difference.    Advanced therapies for foot wounds are saving limbs, restoring mobility and improving the lives of many people living with diabetes who suffer from...
/article/advanced-treatments-help-hard-to-heal-diabetic-foo 1/10/2018 2:35:41 PM
Webbed toes (also known as syndactyly) is a rare condition seen in approximately one in 2,000 births. Those with this condition have two or more toes that are partially or fully joined by a flexible skin bridge. Syndactyly most commonly affects the second and third toes, but...
/conditions/webbed-toes 1/10/2018 2:16:17 PM
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