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Yellow secretion on bottom of feet. Why is this happening ?

Age 29. 5 feet 6 inches tall, over weight, smoker, history of Kidney Stones . My husbands socks have evidence of yellow secretion coming from bottom of feet. It crusts up when dry, like vaginal discharge. What is this? Why is this happening to him?
Tue, 10 May 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
hi
he might have fungal or bacterial infection.
better to consult dermatologist
apply clotrimazole powder twice a day
apply antibiotic cream at night
use cotton socks,
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