Dr. Eric Lullove

Podiatry
Boca Raton, FL
21 years experience male

Locations

Office

Boca Raton, FL

Address

7301 W. Palmetto Park Rd., Ste 201-C, Boca Raton, FL
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Aetna Life Insurance Company

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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.

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Podiatry

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171 Answers
174 Agrees
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Child care centers: Children in child care centers are especially susceptible to outbreaks of hand-foot-and-mouth disease because the infection spreads by person-to-perso... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Medical supply.....: Medical supply stores should carry otc and rx lymphedema compression sleeves.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
A few: Cardiologits, vascular surgeons and podiatrists are able to treat lymphedema of the lower leg.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
DOMS in the Calf: Delayed onset muscle soreness called doms for short, this is the soreness you're probably most familiar with. It's what you feel when you get out of ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Vascular vs Neuro?: The problem could be either vascular or neurological. I am guessing that you have a history of back pain and the pain in the leg is from a lumbar ner... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Peripheral diseases: Unfortunately, peripheral arterial disease is as common as coronary arterial disease, we just never hear about it. Pad kills more people per year tha... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Infection: A boil, also called a furuncle, is a deep folliculitis, infection of the hair follicle. It is most commonly caused by infection by the bacterium staph... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Surgical options: Depending on your age, vascular status and the true problem (which you didn't specify) which toe is affected it is difficult to give a straight answer... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Yes: Ankle sprains, and depending on the severity, can maintain swelling for up to 3-4 weeks. If you did not elevate and ice immediately after injury, or ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Pain worsening....: Can indicate only one of two things: a) beginning of a nerve injury/spinal cord compression at the l-4/l-5 nerve root or you have an arterial blocka... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Sleeping: Can cause certain positions that may cause cramping. Especially in toddlers, the positions that they sleep in can cause the muscles to lose bloodflow... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Pregnancy: Can cause all or some of these sympotoms. Since you are in your first trimester, your body is undergoing major hormonal changes that can flare some o... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Not Really....: Wrapping yourself in Saran wrap isn't the best ideal to lose weight. The occlusion of the skin increases temperature, causes more sweating and forces... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Compression Pump: There are a couple of compression pump systems that are in use today approved by the fda for lymphedema. All you need is an rx from your doctor to ha... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Not usually: Not normal -- but possible. Bleeding heels means that there is severe damage to the sub dermal skin structures and damage to the capillary layer. Th... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Flexible or Rigid?: The basis to decide how to fix a hammertoe is based on the rigidity or flexibility of the toe itself. If the toe can be reduced to normal, then only ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Yes: The toxins that are injected from a spider bite can easily cause a local numbess if the venom in the bite was near a major nerve root. Also, if there... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Arterial disease: The sensation of cold on the hands and feet may signify the development of a condition called raynaud's phenomenon, a small vessel arterial disease ch... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Really?: Well first, don't fall from a height of any height. If you have to fall from a height, try to land and roll to help absorb the fall. Try not to dire... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
7-10 days: Typically, and depending on your condition after surgery, 7-10 days. The average is around 7 days. Again, depends on the level of amputation and you... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Not any longer....: Surgery to repair hammertoes in patients with neuromusclar diseases like gullian-barre fare no differently than patients who are without the disease. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Powerful Serve: Its an argument against underhand serves versus overhand serves. The overhand serve—generally faster and more powerful than its underhand counterpart... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Diabetes: The issue isn't whether or not your diabetes is out of hand, the questions should be, "am i doing the right things about my diabetes?" everything pla... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Agree: Stroke, or cerebrovascular accident, can cause localized nerve anoxia (loss of oxygen) to the tissues. This can cause immediate nerve palsy/dysfuncti... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Brusing: The normal process by which a bruise heals is through the reabsorption of the hemoglobin from the injury. The varying colors is the breakdown of heme... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Early arthritis?: Sharp pains in the toes at your age would seem out of the ordinary. The feeling of having to "crack" the toe joints with pain may indicate that you m... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Swelling to ankle: Can be definitive for a clotting disorder such as taking Aspirin or anticoagulant drugs such as Plavix or coumadin (warfarin). Trauma or injury could... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Neuritis: Nerve pain or numbness or burning is a common symptom associated with entrapment of a peripheral nerve in the foot. It is not debilitating, but very ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
You shouldn't.....: Unless in the stirrups you damaged the common peroneal nerve. Most likely this is anterior tibialis tendonitis and it "feels" like a foot drop. Give... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
No: Surgery for plantar fasciitis is always a last resort treatment. You need to have a podiatrist evaluate you and recommend conservative therapies such... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
No clothes.... : No shirt, no shoes no service. Basics. Kids without the basic necessities do not have the ability to read, write or learn proper techniques for hygi... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Therapy: Ice is part of therapy needed to help with swelling. If you properly want to do therapy, the recommended therapy is 15 minutes warm, 15 minutes cold, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
The M ost Common...: Cause of foot drop is a compression injury or trauma to the common peroneal nerve which lies to the outside of the head of the fibula, which is below ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Stress Fractures: Can cause long term swelling. Repetitive trauma to an area that underwent a stress fracture will continue to have stress-induced swelling. If you ar... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Nerve entrapment: If you are starting to suffer from neuropathy, then this is possible that these are the beginning of the symptoms, mostly sensory changes. Pain and t... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Many causes: There are plenty of causes of foot/ankle swelling. First, you need to make sure that you are not in acute pain, which could indicate a blood clot. I... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Protein....and more : Protein seems to be the only "verifiable" source within the scientific literature. The addition of protein to a patient with a wound dramatically inc... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Average: Daily caloric intake varies for everyone. There is basal metabolic rate, which is the amount of caloric intake needed to run the body at a basic leve... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Dizzy Spell?: Orthostatic hypotension, also known as postural hypotension (dizzy spells) is a form of hypotension in which a person's blood pressure suddenly falls ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Shoes and Age: Depending on the type of shoe you are wearing, it is possible that you do not have enough support for the activity. Basketball shoes are designed spe... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Depends on Location: Location depends on surgery. If the injury is in the ankle region, surgery may be more indicated, but in the foot, more physical therapy. Either way... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Croup is....: Inflammation of the larynx and trachea in children, associated with infection and causing breathing difficulties. Asthma is a respiratory conditi... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Tight Calf Muscles!: The reason your calf hurts is how tight the entire muscle group is. When you stand on your toes, the calf muscle contracts, and if it is tight, then ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Days to weeks: 10 days to 4 weeks depending on severity of injury.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Surgeon: Discuss this with your surgeon. Any complaints after surgery for 90 days should be directed to your surgeon, not anyone else.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Plantar fascitis: Heel pain to both sides is consistent with barefoot walking and added stress to the supportive soft tissues of the plantar foot. Do some basic runner... Read More
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Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Seriously?: If you haven't received even a preliminary diagnosis, it would be prudent to ask him/her for one. If they become hesitant or evasive, go get another ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
Shin splints: At 36, hard to diagnose. See your local podiatrist or orthopedic specialist for a more thorough exam. Depending on your physical activity, this is t... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 21 years experience
When you're done....: When you are done growing you will know, but it is based on your genetics. You could grow another 4-6 inches or you could be done.
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HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Lullove is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
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.
HealthTap member
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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