5 Gross Questions About Hookworms

By Dr. Nicole Freels / August 28, 2018 / Comments Off on 5 Gross Questions About Hookworms

Is The Hookworm Alive Inside Me? Yes, it’s alive. EEK! Cutaneous larva migrans are parasites in the Hookworm family that enter the body through the foot. The parasite can live inside you for a good amount of time (longer than you’d think!) and can cause itching, burning rashes. You can often see a characteristic winding little red trail…

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Is That a Rash on Your Foot?

By Dr. Nicole Freels / December 23, 2016 / Comments Off on Is That a Rash on Your Foot?

Did you know that your feet are one of the most common areas to develop skin rashes? The most common skin rashes that occur in the feet are fungal infection, psoriasis and eczema. Although they have similar symptoms, the differences between all of them and treatment vary so it is important to differentiate between them.…

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