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Dr. Eric Lullove

Podiatry
Boca Raton, FL
20 years experience male

Locations

Office

Boca Raton, FL

Address

7301 W. Palmetto Park Rd., Ste 201-C, Boca Raton, FL
Directions

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Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Assurant Inc

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

CIGNA Health Care

Connecticut General Life Insurance Company

First Health Group Corporation

Mega Life and Health Insurance Company

Oxford Health Plans

UnitedHealthcare

MultiPlan, Inc

Private Healthcare Systems, Inc (PHCS)

About

Bio

Graduated the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 2002 with a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. Completed a two-year surgical residency program at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, IL, graduating in 2004. Opened private practice in Boca Raton, FL in 2005.

Specialties
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Podiatry

Doctor Q&A

171 Answers
174 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Best answer: Usual weight for someone who is 4 feet and 10 inches tall is between 88.5lb and 119.6lb..
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Inflammation: Mono neuritis is an inflammation of the peripheral nerve. It can result from trauma, surgery or mechanical abnormality. The more common types are fo... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Buddy splint: A closed reduction of the toe by forcing back in the direction it was fractured and then splinting it to the 4th toe will help. A visit to your local... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Absolutely: Steroids negatively affect wound healing by inhibiting the inflammatory response needed to start the healing process. Additionally exogenous or exter... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
What Happened?: Without a background as to the cause of the injury and itching? Might as well shoot blind. Please resubmit and/or see your local podiatrist if situa... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Sciatica: Pain is subjective. Without understanding of the type of pain you are having it is hard to diagnose. Back pain referred to ankles is usually associa... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
I'm Overheating!: Sometimes when we wear socks and shoes, we occlude the sweat glands of our feet (over 500, 000 of them). Occluding the sweat glands causes the feet t... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Leave them Alone!: Do not pop the blisters. The resultant toxin from the blister will cause a skin infection called cellulitis. Also, the bacterial from the sting will... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Yes: Alcohol slows wound healing by creating a imbalance in hydration levels of the skin. Alcohol is a drying agent and forces water and other fluids away... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Not really...: Tea tree oil is effective against germs and fungus because of the presence of terpenoids like terpenin-4-ol. It has also been used in allopathic medic... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Sometimes: Subluxation injuries of the peroneal tendons are problematic. Some advocate surgery, others advocate conservative care. An MRI will be definitive fo... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Yes and No.: Diabetes is genetic. We can treat the disease and then management will take care of the rest. Proper diet, exercise, management of stress all play a... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Overuse Injury: The pain you are experiencing can be caused by the overuse of the achilles tendon relative to the plantar fascia. Also, the compression of the medial... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Unfortunately No: No. Patellar tendons, like other tendons in the body, do not regrow. They need to be surgically re-attached or augmented with tendon graft materials... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Smell Feet: The condition is called bromohidrosis. The feet contain over 500, 000 sweat glands. The use of otc and rx powders and treatments are available to he... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Contusions: Are bruises that cause localized capillary destruction. The depth of the bruise and injury determines the trauma and pain associated. The faster and... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Nothing: Please try not to manipulate the arm where it is fractured. Continuous motion of the muscles on a fracture site, irrespective of anatomic location, p... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
NO!!!: One of the most serious side effects of taking external sodium cittrate is more swelling! also, unless you are taking it specifically under a physici... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Traumatic injury: First things first! ice and elevate. Call a local podiatrist in your area and try to get in for an evaluation today or tomorrow for a possible fract... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Try to avoid...: Foods with "added" salts. Keep exercising and continue to do the things you need to do until your bundle is delivered! the numbness in the hands may ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Depends of injury: There are varying factors that based on the type of injury to the talus (ankle bone) depends on the severity of injury and prospective amount of loss ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Agree!: I have nothing more to add here. My colleagues are perfectly correct.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Dehydration: Alcohol intake as a drug, causes dehydratiton and causes your electrolytes to be imbalanced. As a result, the loss of water causes the potassium to i... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Dermatitis : Bright red inflammatory itching tops of the feet and hands are consistent with some sort of atopic or allergic reaction to some object or organism. A... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Nerve entrapment: The burning sensation of your toes is related to the injury sustained to the common peroneal nerve. See your orthopedist or physiatrist for a more ap... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Stockings.....: Should compress above the knee as long as the pressure gradient from the great saphenous vein is under compression. Usually and typically, excess flu... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) side effects!: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a great drug for utis. Unfortunately, sometimes the drug class, called floroquinolones, can cause tendonitis and tendon pain ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Heel Pain: Heel pain in any shape or form begins and starts with plantar fasciitis. This small ligament that attaches the base of the heel to the muscles on the... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Lunula: The rings at the base of the toe are consistent with the growth center of the nail, and the lunula "ring" is the active nail growing visibly.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Always: Every surgery leaves scar tissue. Contact your surgeon if the scar tissue feels painful or excessive in whatever type of surgery you had performed.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Anti-inflammatory: Diclofenac belongs to the class of medications known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids). It works by reducing pain, swelling, and inflam... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Swelling: Swelling in the lower legs unrelieved by elevation is consistent with chronic venous insufficiency. This is a normal progression of loss of calf func... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Nerve dysfunction : Extremity (hand and foot) nerve complaints are usually one-sided when discussing entrapment neuropathic symptoms. Blurry vision is consistent with up... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Nerve entrapment: Burning pain associated in the foot is mostly from nerve entrapment syndrome. This is caused by over-pronation of the foot and thus causes instabilit... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Fibroids: This is something that needs to be examined sooner rather than later. Do not ignore the symptoms.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Depends: It depends on the type of injury. Achilles injuries are very susceptible to not want to heal if progressed sooner than necessary. A strain may take ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Hand Foot....: And mouth virus caused mostly by coxsackie virus, usually lasts anywhere from 7-10 days but can linger for up to 2-3 weeks. If he is still not better... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Intriguing.: Alcohol metabolism causes some deficiency and dehydration in the body. In your case, it is interesting that you get a burning sensation in your feet.... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Swollen toes: Can be caused by a variety of factors. I am confused if your questions relate to the foot only or if you have shoulder pain as well for 6 months. Pl... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Direct trauma: Tendon injuries are very catastrophic. Usually occurs when the foot is in a fixed plantargrade position and the tibia (shinbone) externally rotates r... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
To Pain or Not Pain?: If your surgeon performed a discectomy, then it would be normal to not feel pain. By removing the disc that was herniated and pressing into the adjac... Read More
A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Locking toes?: If you are referring to toes that lock and curl, they are referred to as hammertoes or clawtoes. This is an abnormal compensation for pronation of th... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Infection: Cellulitis, or an inflammation of the skin, can be caused by any number of things: insect bite, scratch, ingrown hair, etc. The increased temperatur... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Depends on Frame: Basically, if you have the following body frames, these are your ideal weights (most of these are calculated by the insurance companies for rating you... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Tear of...: First degree sprain - is a tear of only a few fibers of the ligament (in this case, the anterior-tibial fibular ligament) the atfl. It's also known a... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Nerve entrapment: The pain in your hand is unrelated to your foot. The inflammation of the nerve that runs over the top of your foot can cause the numbness sensation. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Exercises: The best way to get rid of swollen ankles without medication is two-fold: first decrease your added salt intake. Add increased exercises that stren... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Itchy hextremities: Can be caused for the following reasons: 1) diabetes, 2) eczema, 3) seasonal allergies or 4) vascuar problems. If you try otc zyrtec (cetirizine) or... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Its a Virus!: Hand foot mouth disease is caused by an enterovirus. The blisters (or lesions) are seen on the hands, feet, buttocks or mouth. They usually go away ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Tibial tendonitis: Arch pain is related to the posterior tibial tendon which can attempt to over-fire against the ground, causing acute pain and tendonitis in the arch. ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Lullove is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lullove is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks...he initially said it was a breaking in period of my new shoe and to give it 9 days on the meds. Its now been 5 weeks and still in
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Thank u with the help about my boil. I've never had one before and didn't know what to do. Thank u for the help. This app is amazing.
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thank you I also cant put my feet under the covers they are cold to the touch but feel uncomfortably hot

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
Graduated 2002MD

Awards

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Affiliations

West Boca Medical Center
Boca Raton Outpatient Surgery & Laser Center
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