Posts in skin disorders
Stay Alert to Symptoms of Phlebitis

Your legs contain two different types of veins: deep veins, which are close to the bone, and superficial veins, which are located near the surface of the body. Both types of veins are critical to circulation. Every second or so, your heart pumps oxygenated blood throughout your body via your arteries.

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Hyperhidrosis: Linked to Anxiety and Depression

According to recent research conducted by dermatology clinics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and Shanghai, China, patients with subtypes or generalized hyperhidrosis were found to possess a “significantly higher prevalence of anxiety and depression.” Variables that were considered in the analyses included age, gender, ethnicity, BMI and skin conditions.

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Plantar Wart Treatment

Three out of four people will develop a wart in their lifetime. Warts are contagious, but they are completely harmless. Plantar warts appear on the bottom of the foot, and they are caused by a virus. These warts are spreadable as well as contagious. Kids are most susceptible to getting plantar warts because their immune systems are immature. Liquid nitrogen is the most common treatment used to get rid of warts because it freezes them off. Blistering agents can also be used to remove plantar warts.

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1 in 5 Adults Suffer from Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot, otherwise known as tinea pedia, is a common foot fungal infection in the U.S. “Approximately 1 in 5 adults will experience athlete’s foot,” which can be contracted in public areas that have open bodies of water, allowing bacteria to thrive. Athlete’s foot typically begins in between the toes and leads to burning and itching symptoms. Over-the-counter antifungal ointments are popular for treating athlete’s foot. Additionally, keeping your feet clean and dry are important in preventing further onset of your athlete’s foot symptoms.

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Plantar Wart Treatment

Three out of four people will develop a wart in their lifetime. Warts are contagious, but they are completely harmless. Plantar warts appear on the bottom of the foot, and they are caused by a virus. These warts are spreadable as well as contagious. Kids are most susceptible to getting plantar warts because their immune systems are immature. Liquid nitrogen is the most common treatment used to get rid of warts because it freezes them off. Blistering agents can also be used to remove plantar warts.

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Hyperhidrosis: Linked to Anxiety and Depression

According to recent research conducted by dermatology clinics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and Shanghai, China, patients with subtypes or generalized hyperhidrosis were found to possess a “significantly higher prevalence of anxiety and depression.” Variables that were considered in the analyses included age, gender, ethnicity, BMI and skin conditions.

If you are suffering from hyperhidrosis of the feet, contact Dr. James M. McKee of Podiatry Group of Annapolis, P.A. Our doctor will treat your foot and ankle needs.

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