Foot Skin Problems?
When you think of skin problems, it’s usually your face or torso that come to mind, but anywhere you have skin you can have problems with it – including on your feet. Some foot skin conditions are more cosmetic in nature and while they may look bad, aren’t too serious. Other conditions can be less noticeable but much more painful while still others can be unsightly and uncomfortable.
Seeking treatment for foot skin condition is important not only to keep your feet healthy and nice looking, but also to keep you out of pain and to prevent them from worsening into major health issues. At the Foot and Ankle Center of Seattle, we treat a wide variety of foot skin conditions.
No matter what’s going on with your skin, don’t be embarrassed, call us for help 206 344 3808
Athlete’s Foot is highly contagious, can be hard to eradicate and can leave you with itchy dry skin that can crack or peel. Click here to find out more about athlete’s foot and recommended treatments.
Blisters are caused by friction, burns, extreme cold or illness and damage the skin and can cause extreme discomfort. Click here to find out how to prevent blisters and self-treat them at home.
Calluses are thickened areas of skin on the foot that can be unsightly and uncomfortable. Dry and flaky skin is common with calluses. Click here to find out why you need professional help for your calluses.
Corns are also thickened areas of skin on the feet, but are smaller and typically located on or between your toes. Like calluses, corns should not be treated at home, but need the attention of a podiatrist.
Cracked Heels are also known as heel fissures and are very unsightly particularly in summer months when you show off your feet. Click here to find out causes and treatment recommendations for cracked heels.
Smelly/Sweaty Feet can usually be treated at home with a simple self-care routine and are usually more embarrassing than serious. Click here to find out when you should be concerned and how you can treat smelly and sweaty feet at home.
Warts are caused by a virus and can be particularly painful when located on your feet, especially on the bottom. Click here to find out why you should seek professional attention to clear warts up.