Please contact our office if you experience one of the following:
– Persistent pain in your feet or ankles.
– Changes in the nails or skin on your foot.
– Severe cracking, scaling, or peeling on the heel or foot.
– Blisters on your feet.
There are signs of bacterial infection, including:
– Increased pain, swelling, redness, tenderness, or heat.
– Red streaks extending from the affected area.
– Discharge or pus from an area on the foot.
– Foot or ankle symptoms that do not improve after two weeks of treatment with a nonprescription product.
– Spreading of an infection from one area of the foot to another, such as under the nail bed, skin under the nail, the nail itself, or the surrounding skin.
– Thickening toenails that cause discomfort.
– Heel pain accompanied by a fever, redness (sometimes warmth), or numbness.
– Tingling in the heel; persistent heel pain without putting any weight or pressure on your heel
– Pain that is not alleviated by ice or over-the-counter painkillers (such as aspirin, ibuprofen or acetaminophen).
– Diabetics with poor circulation who develop Athlete’s Foot.