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Recurring discharge and blisters from the toe webs, remedies - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions

Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   well my foot is swollen and i thought i had athletes foot because i had soars between my toes
User :   then my toes swelled up and got what i would call blisters
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   DO you have discharge
User :   then it started to go away but not my whole foot is swollen and is in a lot of pain
User :   i did for a bit but not now
Doctor :I think you have a soft tissue infection of the foot
User :   the bliser thing popped and white stuff came out
Doctor :   you need a course of antibiotics now
Doctor :   You have to visit a doctor
User :   there isnt anything i can do for at home?
Doctor :for the pain you can put a cold pack over the blister
Doctor :   It is grossly infected
Doctor :   now
Doctor :   It cannot be helped by home remedies
Doctor :   Always wash your feet with mild soap
Doctor :   pat dry
Doctor :   Do it with warm water
User :   ok
Doctor :   Change your socks twice a day
User :   i have been soaking it in epsom salt and hot water
Doctor :   and wear cotton socks
Doctor :yes that is fine
User :   and have been spraying athletes foot powder on it
Doctor :but for the current infection
Doctor :   you need antibiotocs
User :   and hydrogen poroxide
User :   darn, i dont have insurance. Thank you
User :   whoever thought of live chat with doctors was a genius
User :   :)
Doctor :   Thanks
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting. Bye for now.
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