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Lately, people have been asking a lot of questions about sore feet. How can you turn sore feet into happy feet?
Inspect: Even though your feet are a long way from your eyes, they are still important. Sores, bumps, and rashes can go unnoticed unless you look at your feet. Anyone with diabetes or another condition that causes numbness should inspect their feet daily. Some people have even had their legs amputated because of a small sore that became infected. Pay attention to your feet; they are the only ones you get.
Shoe Inserts: The more cushioning for your feet, the better. Many products offer shock absorption that fit into the shoes. If you are on your feet often or are a very heavy person, the inserts need to be changed at least every six months because the shocks wear out. Not only will your feet be happier, your entire body will be happier with some well-cushioned shoes.
Rocker Bottom Soles: Most people have never heard of this before, so visualize the bottom...
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Alternative Names Strawberry mark; Vascular skin changes; Angioma cavernosum; Capillary hemangioma; Hemangioma simplex Treatment Many strawberry hemangiomas, cavernous hemangiomas, and salmon patches are temporary and do not need treatment. The nevus flammeus type of hemangiomas may not need treatment unless it is disfiguring, psychologically distressing, painful, or it changes in appearance. Concealing cosmetics (such as Covermark) may hide permanent birthmarks. Oral or injected cortisone may reduce the size of a hemangioma that is growing quickly and obstructing vision or vital organs. Permanent birthmarks are usually not treated unless they cause unwanted symptoms, or until a child is at least school age. Port wine stains on the face are an exception. They should be treated at a young age with a yellow pulsed-dye laser, to prevent psychological and social problems. Treatments include: Freezing ( cryotherapy ) Laser surgery Surgical removal Support Groups Expectations (prognosis) Birthmarks rarely ...
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