Put Your Best Foot Forward
The Doctors reveal secrets your feet may be hiding.
Krystina, 23, says she began experiencing an itchy, sweet-smelling rash under and between her breasts in the summer of 2012. She says she originally thought the rash was a reaction to a new undergarment she’d purchased, but when she stopped wearing the garment and the rash continued, she became concerned. Embarrassed by the unsightly and uncomfortable rash, she asks The Doctors to help her uncover the cause and find a solution.
Dermatologist Dr. Sandra Lee examines Krystina and tests a sample of the rash. She determines that the cause of Krystina’s discomfort is intertrigo, a common skin irritation similar to a yeast infection or diaper rash. Most common in women who are obese, the inflammatory condition occurs in warm, moist areas of the body where skin rubs together.
“It’s not something you can cure; it’s just something that you learn to control,” Dr. Lee explains.
Dr. Lee advises Krystina to keep the area as dry as possible — including blow drying the skin after showering — as moisture can exacerbate the condition.
Professional skateboarder Chris Swanson, 36, is used to the bumps and bruises that go along with his profession, but he was wholly unprepared for the mortifying injury he sustained during a stunt. While performing a routine trick on a makeshift ramp and handrail, a wrong move sent him flying several feet into the air before slamming his groin on a metal rail. After several hours in excruciating pain, Chris decided to go to the emergency room where he was whisked into surgery to repair his urethra, which had been ripped in half by the injury.
Chris and his surgeon, male urethral and penile reconstructive surgeon Dr. Joel Gelman, join The Doctors to discuss the surgery that has helped many men recover from traumatic injuries below the belt.
ER physician Dr. Travis Stork emphasizes the importance of wearing protective equipment when playing sports or performing stunts.
Hilaria Baldwin, wife of actor Alec Baldwin, joins The Doctors to discuss a recent controversy she sparked by posting a picture to social media of herself executing a yoga pose in the middle of the aisle on an airplane. The Doctors weigh in on the benefits of yoga on the ground and in the air.
Healing Body Art
There are more than 2 million breast cancer survivors in the United States. After battling this devastating disease, many are left with scars that serve as painful reminders of their suffering. Following a double mastectomy surgery, breast cancer survivor Molly Ortwein had a hard time adjusting to what she saw in the mirror and decided to get tattoos to cover her scars. She says the beautiful tattoos will always remind her of her strength and triumph over breast cancer.
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