Foot blisters are fairly common, and they often clear up on their own. However, if you are regularly getting blisters, have an infected blister, or if you're diabetic, you may want to see a foot doctor for treatment. Here's a look at how a podiatrist might treat a blister and how you can reduce the risk of getting blisters.
Treatments That Help Blisters
If the blister is a one-time occurrence and it's not infected, the podiatrist may cover it with a bandage and give you home care instructions.
When you reach the point that your hammertoe is aching, rubbing on your shoe, and causing you embarrassment, then it is time to schedule surgery. Hammertoe surgeries are rather routine for most podiatric surgeons, so you can pretty much count on getting good results. However, the process of going through hammertoe surgery does not always go as smoothly as the surgical procedure itself. To ensure you're able to plan appropriately, there are a couple of key questions to ask your surgeon when scheduling your procedure.