Fever is usually a sign that you have an infection. An infection requires immediate attention from your Newport podiatrist so you can find out what is causing it. You will need to take an antibiotic if you have any kind of infection. Foot problems associated with infection include ingrown toenails, septic arthritis, and osteomyelitis.
Tingling or numbness on the bottom of your feet is a sign of neuropathy and can occur even if you do not have diabetes. It is also caused by injury, infection, and hereditary conditions. See your podiatrist in Newport right away if you have numbness or tingling on the bottom of your feet in order to prevent the problem from getting worse.
Pain (Blisters, Bunions Wounds
Discoloration from poor blood flow
Skin Irritation Athlete's Foot
Growths (Warts, Corns Verrucae
Diabetes complications are serious. It is common to get sores on your feet if you have diabetes. When a sore becomes an open wound that doesn't heal, oozes pus, or feels warm to the touch, you may have a diabetes-related infection or ulcer. You should seek treatment right away in order to prevent the problem from getting worse. Diabetic patients also prone to developing peripheral neuropathy. Symptoms include numbness or sensitivity to touch, tingling, cramping, pain, and loss of reflexes. Because peripheral neuropathy is felt in the legs and feet first, see your podiatrist as soon as you notice these symptoms.