Diabetes can be dangerous to your feet—even a small cut can produce serious consequences. Diabetes may cause nerve damage that takes away the feeling in your feet. Diabetes may also reduce blood flow to the feet, making it harder to heal an injury or resist infection. Because of these problems a small cut or puncture,
If you’re suffering from dry, cracked feet, you’re not alone.It’s a fairly common condition, that can be as simple as dry skin to painful, peeling or flaking areas of the skin and/or red, itchy patches. It most commonly occurs on the heels, ball of foot, or sides of the foot.Dry skin, is usually considered a
Feet. They carry you from here to there every day. But you may not think much about them until they hurt. And when they do, you want relief. To get the right treatment, you need to know the problem. Call our office for a telehealth or in office appointment to get your foot pain treated.
Ingrown toenails Ingrown toenails are a common condition in which the corner or side of a toenail grows into the soft flesh. The result is pain, redness, swelling and, sometimes, an infection. Ingrown toenails usually affect your big toe. If you experience any of the symptoms listed below, contact our office. Ingrown toenail symptoms include:
Join Guest Speaker: Dr. Aparna Duggirala, DPM, FACFAS As she teaches important information on neuropathy, foot health and easy care strategies to incorporate into our daily routine. *Please Register by calling 301-896-3939 or visit events.suburbanhospital.org
We are resuming all elective and non-urgent medical visits and procedures effective Monday, May 11 since Maryland Department of Health has lifted the restriction on medical care to just urgent visits. Our physicians will conduct in office visits as well as daily telemedicine visits. You can call during business hours, through our website or email us at anytime
As you know, many areas of the country have begun to lift restrictions on work and public gathering. This decision is not a purely medical one – it is heavily influenced by economic and political considerations. But it will certainly have medical implications. We expect to see an increase in identified COVID cases 2-4 weeks