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OK, here's a long story. I had a splinter in my foot for about 10 years. Never could take it out. It started to sort of lump, or boil where some fluids retained and filled this lump of liquid on the bottom of the foot, and it is painful to step on. I went to a podiatrist surgeon. At first he said that he had never seen anything like this in his entire life and sent me to the MRI. After the MRI, which showed nothing (duh, there is only liquid there) he said he would perform the surgery, but he would be very careful, quote, "not to damage the nerves". I am very uncomfortable with him doing the surgery, mind you, he has 20 years of experience, but his remarks made me very leery.

My question is, does anyone know of a remedy to draw liquid out of the cavity that is covered by a thick skin, such as on the bottom of your foot? This might sound gory, but I don't want to pay this guy $10,000 for the unknown results. Thank you. God Bless.:flame:
 

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my first thought would be to soak your foot in warm epsom salt water, and then put some sort of drawing salve on it.
 

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There is an essential oil by Young Living Essential oils that is known to draw out gunk and it is anti-fungal as well. I is called Thieves oil. You could go to the website and order it. younglivingessentialoils.com I would certainly try something like this first. Any oils that are put on the bottom of your foot would be in your whole system in 20 minutes so that would surely work through that tough skin.
 

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I had a lump on the top of my foot. It was there for almost a year and only bothered me when wearing boots, spring and fall. In the summer I wear sandels and in winter Muck boots. I went to the doc and he also did not know what it ws but simply inserted a needle to try and draw out any fluid. He was able to draw a bit of yellow stuff and sent it off to the lab. Once the tests came back "nothing to worry about", he drew out all fluid and injected some steroids. Lump gone, I do have a small indent where the fluid was.
 

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If the salve doesn't work check with an orthopedic doc for a second opinion and ask If the fluid can be removed with a syringe or minor local surgery incision in office if more than fluid withdrawal is necessary.
 
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