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Dr. Noahleen Betts

Podiatry
PA
20 years experience

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Podiatry

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46 Answers
11 Agrees
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Cold feet: It is common for some people to have cold feet. If your feet become excessively cold suddenly then you should consult with a physician to rule out va... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Antifungual Cream: Tinea pedis commonly known as athlete's foot is treated with over the counter or prescribed antifungal cream. Patient's apply cream or lotion to affec... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Physical Therapy: Physical therapy can help get back on your feet with gait training, strength training and range of motion exercises.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Hyperhydrosis: Hyperhydrosis is the term used to describe excessive perspiration of hand and feet - it is treatable - please consult with a physician.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
OTC arch support: Some patients do benefit from prefabricated orthotics. You may also consult with your podiatrist to find out why you have metatarsalgia.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Anesthesia: A lumbar sympathetic block is a type of anesthesia. Anesthesia causes a loss of sensation which can be temporary and reversible.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Removing calluses: A wash cloth with soap and water can help slough of the hard skin daily. A healthcare professional can debride your callus safetly with a scapel - co... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Pain: Sitting on one foot can sometime cause compression of the nerves going to the legs and feet. It can present as numbness, tingling or pain. Strecthin... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Get help: Check with your primary care physician, as to how you should proceed - they might start with some diagnostic test.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Pain in the great to: When we walk every step we take affects the great toe, if we favor one limb over the other, that would be the on that hurts.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Orthotics: Orthotics are designed to help relieve pain in feet, some times prefab orthotics work and other time the patient must have a custom one made. I recom... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Exercise: I recommend stretching before and after exercising, it reduce injury and pain.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Pain in big toe: Arthitis or malalignment of the joints of the big toe can manifest as pain on the plantar aspect. Please see a podiatrist and an x-ray might help dia... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Toe Jam: Toe jam is usually the term used to describe a build up of lint between toes of underneath the toenail.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Arch Pain: You might want to consult with a podiatrist, get xrays to make sure there is no serious pathologist. I recommend streching exercises, ice therapy and... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Antifungual: Nystatin cream is a topical antifungual that i prescribe for my patients with tinea pedis. I would say yes.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Ankle injury: Ankle fractures can occur as a result of an injury or traumatic event. Patients state that thay sometimes hear a pop. Pain, swelling and the inabilt... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Sciatica: The nerves in our lower extremity travel from our back where the divide and go down each limb. If your feet hurt your thighs may be symptomatic as we... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Herniated Disc: Please consult with you physician - some patients opt for pain management based on the severity of the pain, other opt for physical therapy to regain ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Cold Feet: It is common for some people to have cold feet. If your feet become excessively cold suddenly then you should consult with a physician to rule out vas... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Barefoot calluses: If the calluses are from walking on coarse material the skin can repair itself by sloughing over a period of one to six month. You may use soap and w... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Cosmetic Help: Pedicures are meant to make our feet feel good and our nails look pretty. Nail polish can mask the true appearance of nails infected with fungus, but... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Neuropathy: Neuropathy can present with numbness and pain. There are number of conditions that can cause, please consult with a physician to find the cause.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Toe fracture: If there is a break in the skin you must seek emergency medical treatment because it is considered an open fracture. Otherwise see a podiatrist to ge... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Pain in foot: In order for you to take prescribed medication, you might want to get a diagnosis. Pain on the lateral and dorsal aspect of foot might need further w... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
PVD: A common sign of peripheral vascular disease, microvessel disease presents with a purpulish hue to toe - i recommend a vascular consult so that you ca... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Microrganisms: Fungus is a microorganism that we coexist with and it is pretty much everywhere.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Runner's feet: The gait cycle allows our feet to go the the same process every time we talk a step to walk or run. Walking allows both feet to be on the ground at t... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Diagnositic test: The first line of diagnostic test is an x-ray.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Pain in toe: Arthritis also known as degenerative joint disease can cause a toe be very painful on the top or dorsal aspect of the foot. The joint of the foot ma ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
X-ray needed: I would recommend that you see a foot and ankle specialist, so that you can get an xray done.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Blocks: If you were in pain before the treatment and now the pain has subsided, hopefully it worked.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Thorn in foot: If you have a foriegn body lodge in you foot, you should visit the podiatrist to have it removed; squeezing it can push it further into your flesh.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Second opinion: I suggest you see both - the key is finding out what wrong and getting treated.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Swellin of Lower ext: The literature mentions peripheral and facial edema, consult with your prescribing physician.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Sore toe: I would recommend you consult with a podiatrist if you have a sore toe.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Exrcise pain: I recommend stretching before and after exercising, it reduce injury and pain.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Lower extremity edem: There are many reasons for lower extremity edema, i recommend you consult with a physician.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Ankle pain: First you should consult with a foot and ankle specialist, diagnostic test such as an xray may be ordered - then treatment may begin after a diagnosis... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Fungus infection: Yes, Oxistat is indicated for the treatment of athlete's foot.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Ankle joint: The ankle joint can some time hurt due to strain, sprain or degenerative joint disease.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Fungus/Tinea Pedis: Athletes foot does not always have to itch. Scaly lesions and discolored toe nails are signs of fungus infection of the skin and nails.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Barefoot Pain: The most common reason for pain when patients walk barefoot include but not limited to fallen archs, decrease fat pad and metatarsalgia.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Ankle edema: Swelling is an abnormal signal of the body - you should consult with your physician to find out what is causing it. You should be concerned - yes.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Cycling: You must try to ride your bike sometimes during the weekend to ease the pain in your legs. Strecthing before and after riding the bike helps as well.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Podiatry 20 years experience
Calluses: You may soak your feet in luke warm water with a couple of scoops of epsom salt - itcan help soften your feet.

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Dr. Betts is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York College Of Podiatric Medicine
Graduated 2002MD

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