COVID-19 Skin Signs on Feet

COVID-19 is associated with a wide range of symptoms, including fever, malaise, cough, and difficulty breathing. Dermatologists in Italy studied 88 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients and observed skin changes in 20%. Half developed them at the onset of infection, and half exhibited the skin changes during or up to four weeks after onset. Skin reactions to look for on your feet and ankles include: Redness or Bruising with no known injury Blisters resembling chicken pox Reddish bumps on the heels Red/purple net-like pattern Hives on the feet, ankles, or legs If you have any of these signs or symptoms, please… Continue Reading

Diabetic Foot Care at Home

Until we see you again… During these uncertain times, we would like you to know that the physicians at FASMA are still providing care while taking extra precautions to protect our staff and patients against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). In order to do so, the CDC recommends that physicians and patients utilize telemedicine whenever possible to avoid spread and possible exposure in those instances where you can be remotely monitored. These visits are initiated by a patient contacting the office and requesting the appointment, just as you would request an appointment in person. Diabetes can be dangerous to your feet…. Continue Reading