13 Urgent Foot and Ankle Conditions where a Podiatrist can help you

13 Urgent Foot and Ankle Conditions where a Podiatrist can help you

A foot doctor or podiatrist can diagnose and treat a wide range of foot and ankle problems. A mobile foot doctor can even come to our house and treat your foot condition. The following are a few symptoms in which you should consult a foot doctor.

  • Stubborn pain in the feet or ankles that doesn’t go away with rest
  • Feet blisters
  • Cracking, scaling or peeling of the foot and the heel
  • Changes in the nails or skin on your foot
  • Signs of infection, such as –
    • pain, swelling, tenderness or redness in the feet or ankles
    • discharge or pus from an area on the foot
    • stubborn foot and/or ankle symptoms that show no improvement even after two weeks of treatment with an over-the-counter product
    • infection from one area of the foot spreading to another, such as under the nail bed, skin under the nail or the nail itself
    • uncomfortably thickening toenails
    • heel pain, redness or numbness, followed by a fever
    • tingling in the heel
    • continuous pain in the heel even without putting any weight on it
    • pain doesn’t go away despite icing or over-the counter medication
    • diabetics with poor circulation who develop Athlete’s Foot

To know more or to consult a podiatrist in San Diego, call Pacific Medical Care at 619-333-8114 or visit www.pacificmedicalcare.net. Podiatrist in San Diego can prevent, diagnose and treat foot and ankle conditions. They can also treat day-to-day foot problems, such as toenail problems, corns and calluses.

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