Dr. Farshad Bathaee

Podiatry
Washington, DC
26 years experience

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Podiatry

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English

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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Numbness in toe: You should avoid wearing those high heels for a while and if the sensation on that toe does not return, then you need an evaluation by a podiatrist.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Bunions: Bunions seem to have a hereditary nature in most people and sometimes wearing custom orthotics may slow down the progression of the deformity. A podi... Read More
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A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Morton's neuroma: Unlikely, but a trimalleolar fracture can cause a change in one's gait and since a neuroma is an inflammatory problem of the nerve due to irriation (c... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Stress fracture: Sometimes when you start an exercise program such as walking or running, there's a chance of developing a stress fracture. This needs to be evaluated... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Fracture: This needs to be evaluated by a specialist with x-ray to assess healing of the fracture site.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Lower leg pain: This could be tendonitis, but if hard surface is bothersome, may need an xray to rule out a stress fracture.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Swollen feet in am: It could be a number of things. I would recommend seeing your doctor, may need blood work to rule out a few things. Swelling is a general symptoms ... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Bump on foot: If you have developed a "bump" on your foot, that needs to be checked out by a specialist as it could be anumber of things.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Numbness: If you do not gain sensation after you have not worn the shoes that caused your symptoms, you need to conult a physician to rule out possible nerve in... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Ankle pain: Your symptoms may be due to joint pain or early signs of arthritis which can only be assessed by a specialist who may order x-rays to take a look at t... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Ankle surgery: You need to ask your surgeon these questions as only he knows the nature of your operation.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Bunion deformity: Bunion correction requires surgical treatment depending on symptoms and the nature of the deformity, by a special surgeon such as a podiatrist.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Platforms vs high he: They could be as thye tend to distribute weight more evenly than regular pumps, but both can contribute to problems developing in feet if worn for lon... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Athletes foot: This may be athletes foot but can not diagnose without seeing, it may be a bacterial or fungual infection. See your doctor.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Burning foot: This may be nerve related. Should be evaluated for nerve entrapment versus other pathology.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Foot cramp: "cramping" is spasm of the muscle usually due to fatigue. You would experience this if your feet get tired, or if there is history of flat feet, etc.... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
X-ray: Possibly requires an x-ray to evaluate the size and nature of bump.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Inserts: There are compnaies who make otc inserts but they are generic and not custom made which work better.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Pigeon toed walk: The issue should be monitored if the problem gets worse over time and does not self correct. The main issue with this is if there is a problem with w... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Broken toe: You can go to a podiatrist's office for an x-ray and evaluation. They can also treat you for any problem of that toe.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Evaluation: This should be evaluated by a specialist, through possible imaging such as x-ray or MRI depending on the nature of the findings.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Heel injury: If x-rays negative, and still symptomatic, follow up with specialist for further evaluation. May need further studies such as an mri.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Heel pain: This could represent plantar fasciatiis and heel pain syndrome.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
Podiatry 26 years experience
Numb toe: You need an evaluation to determine the cause of the numbness first. When a diagnosis has been established, you doctor can plan a treatment for you.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Bathaee is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bathaee is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you! It feels like a tight muscle. I'll ask the physiatrist if she can take a look! I'm usually inclined to try to treat things on my own, but this has somewhat limited my stamina for walking an...Read More
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Thank you very very much...take time answer. Thanks:)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University school of podiatric Medicine
Graduated 1997MD
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