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My son has a hole in the heel of s foot and it is sore, and

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My son has a hole in the heel of his foot and it is sore, and getting dark. We thought he had athletes foot and soaked it in epson salt but it doesn't seem to be helping. It's getting callaced. What could this be?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


Glad to look at a picture here.

It can be a plantars wart.

These recess inward.

It can be a staph infection.

He will need treatment in the doctors office.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Here is a picture
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


Plantar's wart.

Take him to his doctor.

He can not get rid of this himself.

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