Trench foot

What is Trench foot?

Trench foot is nothing but due to severe cold conditions there will be loss of blood supply to exposed foot,leading to loss of viability.That loss of viability leads to irreversible changes to that foot and death of that part may get infection to that exposed foot during course of time.

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I'm a 36 year old male. One of my heels is looking very white and crinkled, as if the skin doesn't have any blood in it (rather like when you've...

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It may be due to exposure to water for long time or excessive sweating. Consult a dermatologist and he will direct you accordingly.

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i went to lots of festivals this year, all of which I stupidly forgot my wellies, and with the wet weather my feet suffered. For weeks and weeks...

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Thanks for writing to us,

You need to keep your foot dry and protect them from minor injuries.
Application of moisturising and antibacterial...

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