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Diabetic Foot Care
...For people living with diabetes, common problems that are little more than a nuisance for most people--such as corns, calluses, cuts, blisters, and ingrown toenails--can lead to infections that can threaten a diabetic patient's health...

Diabetic Foot Care
...For people living with diabetes, common problems that are little more than a nuisance for most people--such as corns, calluses, cuts, blisters, and ingrown toenails--can lead to infections that can threaten a diabetic patient's health...

Athlete's Foot
...If you notice your rash has become increasingly red, swollen and painful or you develop blisters and sores, call our office right away...

Taking Care of Aging Feet
... Some symptoms to look out for are: ∙       Brittle or discolored toenails ∙       Discoloration or cold/numb feet ∙       Severe pain in feet and ankles ∙       Blisters or cracked skin ∙       Sores and wounds Tips for maintaining healthy feet Taking care of feet is simple and will pay off in the long run...

Choose the Best Shoes and Socks for Your Child's Developing Feet
...Socks can prevent your little one from blisters, calluses and other foot problems...

What to Do When You Keep Getting Blisters
...Blisters can be painful while they heal...

How Orthotics Can Treat Your Foot Issue
...They can be very helpful if your feet always seem to be sore, you have arthritis in your feet, or you have diabetes and want to avoid blisters...

Dealing With Athlete's Foot
...If you notice your rash has become increasingly red, swollen and painful or you develop blisters and sores, call our office right away...

Preventing Blisters
While the appearance of blisters may be embarrassing, the pain accompanying them is often much worse and more of a concern for people who have them...

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
...Because of poor circulation and neuropathy in the feet, cuts or blisters can easily turn into ulcers that become infected and won’t heal...

Ankle Fractures
... Symptoms An ankle fracture is accompanied by one or all of these symptoms: Pain at the site of the fracture, which in some cases can extend from the foot to the knee Significant swelling, which may occur along the length of the leg or may be more localized Blisters may occur over the fracture site...

Athlete's Foot
...In advanced cases, inflammation, cracks, and blisters may form; an infection caused by bacteria can also result...

Contact Dermatitis
...Symptoms, including redness, itchiness, and small blisters, usually occur within 24 hours of exposure to the irritant...

Dermatitis
...Symptoms, including redness, itchiness, and small blisters, usually occur within 24 hours of exposure to the irritant...

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
...Because of poor circulation and neuropathy in the feet, cuts or blisters can easily turn into ulcers that become infected and won’t heal...

Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines
...Check for cuts, blisters, redness, swelling, or nail problems...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
...If you notice any cuts, redness, blisters, or swelling, see your foot and ankle surgeon right away...

Eczema of the Foot
...Small blisters may sometimes form...

Fracture-Ankle
... Symptoms An ankle fracture is accompanied by one or all of these symptoms: Pain at the site of the fracture, which in some cases can extend from the foot to the knee Significant swelling, which may occur along the length of the leg or may be more localized Blisters may occur over the fracture site...

Frostbite
...To avoid infection, blisters or damaged skin should be treated with antibiotic cream and loose bandages, and medical attention should be sought as soon as possible...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
...Shoe pressure may cause pain at the site of a bone spur, and in some cases blisters or calluses may form over its surface...

P.A.D. (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
...do not have normal blood flow—and because blood is necessary for healing—seemingly small problems such as cuts, blisters, or sores can result in serious complications...

Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)
...do not have normal blood flow—and because blood is necessary for healing—seemingly small problems such as cuts, blisters, or sores can result in serious complications...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Diabetic
...If you notice any cuts, redness, blisters, or swelling, see your foot and ankle surgeon right away...

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Oakton Foot & Ankle Center, PLLC

Fairfax, VA Podiatrist
Oakton Foot and Ankle Center
10721 Main St., Suite #3500
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 352-8888
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