A few months ago, my husband started complaining about a rash on his right foot. Every time I saw him without his shoes and socks on, he was scratching this foot. He told me that his foot both itched and pained him. He started to dread putting on shoes. My spouse applied several topical creams to the rash. Unfortunately, nothing seemed to work, so he decided to seek professional help from a foot doctor. On this blog, I hope you will discover the reasons you should always consult a podiatrist whenever you experience pain or other issues with your feet.
If an area on your foot or toes has developed a scaly dry patch that itches when your foot gets sweaty, then you likely have athlete's foot. Athlete's foot is caused by a fungus that gets into the skin cells of your feet and causes blisters, peeling, and itching. While athlete's foot isn't dangerous, it is very irritating and should be treated as soon as you discover it. If you do not treat your athlete's foot fungus, then it can spread to other parts of your body and even work its way down inside of your toenails. [Read More]