Pitted keratolysis may occasionally be itchy or painful. This layer consists of dead skin cells which are present as a barrier to protect the underlying skin from dehydration, infection, etc. Notify administrators if there is objectionable content in this page. Ask your own question now. Wear properly fitting, supportive shoes with shock-absorbing soles; avoid leather-soled shoes. If you have persistent foot pain, redness or swelling, it is important to visit your doctor.
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Does pitted keratolysis itch? Many experts also claim that it is wise to replace your shoes after a course of treatment, limiting the chances of re-infection. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. There is no itching, swelling, reddness, or odor.
Commercial cough drops, syrups, vaporizer fluids, liniments, toothpastes, and mouthwashes may contain eucalyptus oil or its active ingredient, cineole. I was diagnosed with PK. A blister is a shell on the skin surface that often contains a clear liquid. It wasnt painful at first. The type of eucalyptus that is most often used as medicine is called blue gum or Australian fever tree. Wash feet a lot and keep dry. Why doesn't anyone ever write about summer flu?