Tag Archives: foot skin cancer

Surgical Removal of a Painful Toenail

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Suffering from a severely painful toenail that is constantly irritated with shoes and impossible to cut? Surgical removal is most likely the best option. Toenail deformities can be the result of trauma to the nail plate which can occur from dropping something on your toe, or simply through years of irritation of the nail plate on a shoe.

Early detection is the best treatment for skin cancer.

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Skin cancer can present in places where you don’t always think to look.  Dr. Campitelli not only encounters cancerous lesions on the foot, but also treats them on the hand as well.  This patient had a skin lesion under his finger nail that was present for over a year and

How can you tell if you have a melanoma?

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Melanomas on the feet are rare, but I have seen multiple instances of them occur. Some we were able to excise early enough while others were too advanced and amputation was needed. Here are some simple rules to follow when looking at a suspicious mole or lesion on your skin.

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Topical Nail Solution to soften and clear discolored toenails.
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