You will know that you are beginning to have grangrene when the skin surrounding the open wound of your athlete’s foot is turning copper color and then turning green. But by this time it would be too late to really control the deterioration unless a very vigorous and rigorous treatment plan is implemented immediately. The onset and the deterioration of gangrene is very rapid. The gangrene will become very serious in just one week.
You will know that gangrene has set in when a blister filled with foul smelling pus appears where the athlete’s foot wound is or has been. By this time, it would be too late to stop the spread of the deterioration unless a very vigorous and rigorous treatment plan is implemented immediately. Because the next outcome is amputation of the foot.
Again, throw away all closed-end shoes. Wear open-toe sandals. Do not wear any socks for the rest of your life and your foot’s life. Soak, wash, scrub, the athlete’s foot in hydrogen peroxide every day, twice or three times a day, rigorously and vigorously. Break the blister open by using a sterilized needle, squeeze the foul smelling pus out, wash the sore with hydrogen peroxide again, and again, and again! Sterilize the needle by placing the tip over a flame from a match, a cigarette lighter, or soak the needle point in alcohol or hydrogen peroxide. In some doctor’s offices, it was routine practice to boil the needles. In more traditional Chinese acupuncture practice, the acupuncture needles were boiled.