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Fungal Nail Infections

A fungal nail infection  can look unsightly but it is not serious and is rarely painful. The nail often becomes thickened and can turn white, black, yellow or green. The nail can sometimes become brittle, with pieces of nail breaking off or even coming away from the toe completely. The skin can sometimes become inflamed and… Read More »

Verruca (Plantar Warts)

Verrucas are warts that usually develop on the soles of the feet.  They are harmless, though annoying lumps which need the cells of the outer layer of skin (epidermis) to live in. They are non-cancerous and tend to affect children and teenagers more than adults. Warts are caused by an infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV) which causes an… Read More »

Diabetic Foot Care

Foot complaints are one of the leading causes of hospitalization of people with diabetes. People who suffer with diabetes are at more risk of developing ulcers of the foot and leg due to circulatory problems. Your doctor or diabetic nurse will also advise you to have regular checks with a Foot Professional or Podiatrist. Diabetes… Read More »