• Treatment for foot sores

    Asked by petieagnor on Thursday, August 17, 2017

    Treatment for foot sores

    I am currently taking Xeloda. I have blisters on my feet. I am soaking my feet in Epsom salt; rub Aquaphor on the rough peeling areas; put triple antibiotic on the open sores. Is there any other treatments that someone has tried that works.

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    • geekling's Avatar

      If you have the resources find a good shoe store and/or a podiatrist. You need full support andnice wicking sox. This will help to prevent the blisters from forming.

      Drug stores mat have a Dr. Sholl's foot measuring machine which will suggest an insole after the ma hine looks over you feet.

      Burts Bees used to make a wonderful foot salve. Now that Clorox has taken over the company it isnt quite as good. Important is to keep your feet dry. Use foot powder with thymol (from thyme) in your sox before you slip them on.

      Foot blisters are painful. Good luck.

      10 months ago
    • petieagnor's Avatar

      Thanks for the suggestions. Dr. suggested Bag Balm which quilters use on their hands. Will look into Burt's Bee salve.

      10 months ago
    • geekling's Avatar


      Balm is very good.

      Please keep your feet dry.

      10 months ago
    • gap122041's Avatar

      I am on Xeloda and the same thing has happened to me with feet and hands. My onc took me off the meds for 2 weeks to let it heal and then started back with a lower dose. I have been back and forth for 3 times now and my feet are still a little sore from the last time. It also affected my toe nails on both big toes. They told me to soak my feet in Epson salt twice a day and use a good lotion; they suggested Lac-Hydrin Five moisturizing lotion. Good luck; it's no fun having sore hands and feet. I pray blessings from our Lord Jesus for you.

      10 months ago

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