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Fish eye in the foot causes of infection and how to treat it?

Fish eye are the white spots that tend to yellowish and that appear at the bottom of the foot, especially on the big toe. The fish's eye is called the plantar wart because it affects the plantar region of the feet, and this condition is considered a simple case that does not cause concern, and these abnormal skin increases affect the upper layer of skin at the bottom of the foot, and the fish's eye can spread if you touch it or Scratching it, as it may develop and affect more than one area in the foot and spread to one foot or both feet, and the fish's eye may sometimes press on sensitive tissues and nerve endings in the feet, which may cause pain and discomfort, and the fish's eye may affect any A person of any age, but often affects children, adolescents and young adults, and simple cases can disappear on their own without treatment, and some other cases can be treated at home using some simple treatments that do not require a prescription, while most cases Difficulty, you may need a doctor to determine the appropriate treatment, be it with medication, cooling, or even by surgical removal.

The reasons for the emergence of a fish's eye in the foot:
  1. Suffering from a weakened immune system in the body, which makes it difficult for the body to fight HPV.
  2. Walk barefoot around swimming pools, in the dressing rooms, or in the shared shower areas.
  3. Skin contact occurs between him and a person with a fish's eye in the foot.
  4. Share dirty shoes or socks that touch other people's feet.

Fish eye symptoms on the foot:
  1. Feeling pain in the affected area when standing or walking.
  2. The presence of a thick, hard layer of skin that forms in a specific area or spot of the skin, and this may indicate that the fish's eye has grown inward.
  3. The growth of a rough and thick layer under the foot where it is located under the foot, especially in the area of ​​the big toe or at the base of the toes.
  4. The appearance of some black dots, which are small blood clots.
  5. Having a wound has a typical pattern on your foot.

Foot fish eye treatment:
The fish's eye disappears without any treatment, as more than 65 - 78% of fish eye injuries disappear or shrink in size within two years of their appearance, and if the fish's eye does not disappear within two years and the person wants to remove them quickly, there are many options that he can rely on Which includes :

Using some creams that your doctor prescribes to treat fish eye:
Helping to treat and get rid of a fish's eye, and this is usually the first treatment option to remove a fish's eye from the foot, and a person with a fish's eye can place the salicylic acid topically on the site of the injury over several months.

Cryotherapy by eye:
This treatment method relies on liquid nitrogen to freeze a fish's eye, and many researchers have found that this method is less effective than salicylic acid in some cases. And most dermatologists use both treatments together to make sure that the fish's eye is removed, to get the best results from the cryotherapy, the injured person may need to repeat the cooling session every 3 weeks, and some people need several sessions of cooling to completely get rid of the fish's eye And cryotherapy may be somewhat painful, and therefore may not be suitable for young children.

Immune fish eye treatment:
When the fish's eye does not respond to other treatments, the doctor may resort to the so-called immunotherapy by stimulating the immune system in the body to combat the HPV that is responsible for the fish's eye in the foot, and the person with the fish's eye can rely on the drug "Fluorouracil" It is a chemical treatment that can be used topically to get rid of a fish's eye. Doctors do not recommend using it for pregnant or breastfeeding women.