Possible treatments for corns, calluses and cracks
- Bath to clean and soften the thickened skin
- Debridement and thinning problematic skin
- Advice and consideration of prescribing of emollient cream
A wart is an infection of the skin by a virus, the human papillomavirus (HPV). The virus responsible for plantar warts can penetrate the skin at small injury or trauma sites; sometimes invisible to the naked eye. It is often caught in public places such as locker rooms and swimming pools. The plantar wart is often very resistant; which requires a targeted treatment according to its location and size. It often hides under the corn and has small black spots in the center. It may be made of one or dozens of lesions Untreated, it can spread and contaminate other family members.
Possible treatments for plantar warts
- Debridement of the problematic skin
- Evaluation/consideration of chemical treatments
- Evaluation/consideration of laser treatments
- Evaluation/consideration of surgical treatment
- Advice and follow-up
Don’t delay until the last minute and make an appointment today for plantar wart treatment in Gatineau.
Athlete’s foot, also known as mycosis or tinea pedis, is an infection caused by fungi that usually affects the skin between the toes and under the foot. Athlete’s foot often appears as small red pimples, cracks, and is itchy. It can easily be transmitted from one person to another; for example in public areas such as gyms, showers and communal pools, or any moist or hot environment.
Possible treatments for Athlete’s foot
- Bain pour nettoyer la peau et ramollir la peau épaissie, si nécessaire;
- Débridement et amincissement de la peau problématique;
- Conseils d’hygiène des pieds;
- Possibilité de prescription de médication topique.
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Other dermatitis such as eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus may be related to certain systemic diseases. The majority of side effects of these diseases can be countered with medication. If skin discoloration occurs suddenly, it is important that your podiatrist be advised immediately to avoid complications.
Possible treatments for dermatological lesions
- Evaluation/consideration of prescribing topical medication
- Advice and follow-up
If you have any questions or concerns about skin lesions, please contact us.
Wet feet or hyperhydrosis is more common in young people and physically active people. If accompanied by a bad odour (bromhydrosis), it could be the cause of bacteria in your shoes. Excess moisture in the feet increases the risk of contracting a fungal infection in the skin and nails.
Possible treatments for hyperhydrosis
- Bath to clean and soften the thickened skin , if necessary
- Debridement and thinning of the problematic skin
- Hygiene advice
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.