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    What causes sores on the soles of the feet?

Posted on Thu, 6 Jul 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: My husband has sores on the bottom of his feet. He started wearing socks designed for Nephurophy and his feet peeled the dry skin off...and in pulling the skin off it made sores on the bottom of his feet. How should we treat those sores??

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Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
upload an image for review!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks so much for this query.

I am sorry to hear about this. To be of most help, i will like to review an image of these sores for review. This way, i can provide a personalized and helpful response to you.

To upload an image, simply click on the link to upload a file and follow the instructions. If this proves difficult, please send the image by mail to YYYY@YYYY and request that the image should be uploaded to your query.

I do promise to get back to you with more insights and helpful recommendations as soon as the requested information gets here.
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Tomorrow we will go to see our Primary Care doctor for treatment. Thank you!
Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah 3 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Keep me updated!

Detailed Answer:

I will like to follow up with you after this. Generic treatment will ensure that he avoids walking on these sores and cleanse the sores daily by way of soaking the legs in lukewarm water containing an antiseptic lotion/solution such as iodine. If there is fear of an infection, antibiotics would be recommended. Pains would be unlikely given the fact that he has neuropathy. But, there are always pain medications if need be.

I hope this helps and guides. I wish you well. Feel free to follow up with me as appropriate.

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