Dr. Jay D Helman

Podiatry
Pearl River, NY
50 years experience

Locations

Office

Pearl River, NY

Address

300 N Middletown Rd, Pearl River, NY, 11 CEDAR ST., DOBBS FERRY,, Pearl River, NY
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Specialties
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Podiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

32 Answers
3 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Discuss the issue Dr: Everyone heals differently and not knowing the procedure performed its difficult to opine. My suggestion would be to go back to your surgeon and disc... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
No: A diagnosis needs to be made of the cause of your nail condition. There are no otc medications that effectively treat any nail disease. See your podia... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Nerve compression: Pins and needles are caused by either nerve compression, medication taken, or diseasse ie: diabetes, etc.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
30 days: Most anttfungal otcs require 30 days to be totally effective, also you must spray your shoes with lysol to prevent reinfection.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
No: There is some anecdotal evidence that drinking cranberry juice helps to reduce the effects of a gout attack. If you wish to reduce the attack you mus... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Ingrown nails: You may have chronic ingrown toe nails, thick and discolored nails or you may be hitting the top of your shoe every time you walk. The last condition ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Persistent swelling: On occasion toes remain swollen following a fracture. If this is your cause this will inhibit bending the toe. Another reason may be a torn flexsor te... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Feet Podiatrist: For your feet see a podiatrist, for knees , hips, shoulders etc; orthopedist or a physiotrist.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Wider shoes: Neuromas are caused by nerve compression. If you reduce compression sometimes you can resolve the pain. Therefore try wider shoes.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
The causing virus: Hand foot and mouth is caused by a coxsackie virus and chicken pox is a herpes virus. The blisters in hfm are football shaped and in chicken pox there... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Venous insufficiency: If your ankles are swelling after standing for long periods of time. It can be signs of venous insufficiency. Venous insufficiency is a result of bl... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Remove it.: In order to resolve an infected ingrown nail, it must be removed. See your podiatrist.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Nerve irritation: Burning sensations can be caused by nerve irritation. Check for proper shoe fit. Maybe your shoe could be irritating the nerve by your big toe joint... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Orthopedist: For most joint and bone injuries you see an orthopedist.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Arthritis: Could be do to arthritis in your hip or lower back. Need to see an orthopedist for proper diagnosis.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
R.I.C.E.: Depends on how badly you hurt it. If swollen and black and blue seek medical attention. Rest, ice, compression and elevation is standard for initial t... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Drain them: You can cleanse the area with alcohol and using a sterile needle puncture them. Apply an antibiotic ointment and cover with sterile gauze. More import... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Change in foot wear: If you recently began wearing shoes with synthetics outer and inner soles, this could increase heat within the shoe. Increased temperature or loss of ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Venous insufficiency: It sounds like you may have venous insufficiency. Compression stocking will help. Not sitting with your legs down but elevated will help. See a vascul... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
None: Most sandals lack proper support and cushioning. If you insist on a sandal you need one with at least a 1/2 inch heel.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Loss the weight: Weighing 250 plus pounds is hard on the feet. Bone spurs in the feet depending on there location are a result of either traumatic arthritis or abnorma... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Nothing else works: Nail fungus is difficult to eradicate. A determination first test be made to the type of fungus being treated. I muscle orally is effective in about... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Sterile needle: Drain blisters with a sterile needle by puncturing them . Apply zinc oxide and Bacitracin oint. Sparingly and cover with sterile gauze. Blisters are... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Get weight off foot.: Contusion(bruise) metatarsal requires weight to be removed from forefoot. This can be accomplished in a variety of ways. Padding the forefoot with rel... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Support stockings: Possible cause is improper lymph drainage. This can be alleviated by wearing a support stocking. I would discuss this with your surgeon to rule out o... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Resolves by itself: Caused by a virus, usually football shaped blisters . Spontaneously resolve by itself in a few days.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Needle this cyst: Drainage and needling of the cyst to break up the sack. Cortisone and compression is helpful in an attempt to scar down the tissue over the tendon. It... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Dermatologist: Onychomycosis hands and feet could be treated by a dermatologist, if toe nails are your only problem then you could be treated by your podiatrist.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Pain and redness rso: Most ingrown toe nails require removal of the offending nail border to resolve. Soaking once this is performed should consist of white vinegar( 2 tps)... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Absolutely nothing.: Webbed toes is a result of a condition known as developmental arrest. It has no bearing on the persons health.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Several days: Caused by a virus . Requires no specific treatment and usually resolves in a few days.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry 50 years experience
Proper fitting shoes: Shoes rubbing on toes cause corns. Shoes with high toe boxes will reduce and/or eliminate pressure.. Soft leather inside and out is also helpful. Shoe... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Helman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Helman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you SO much. I was left in the dark with my own consultant but now I know what to do so I CAN get better!! :-)
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank u it scared me. I've had a lot of health issues in the past year. 2 heart attacks a seizure and I'm only 35
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They are many routines to exercise with no equipment !!!! Yoga , Tai-chi walk & so on!!!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New york college of Podiatric Mediciince
Graduated 1973MD
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