Doctor Q&A for Dr. Robert Kornfeld

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
41 years experience Podiatry
Auto-immune: These symptoms all are consistent with an auto-immune disorder. I would seek help from a rheumatologist for a diagnosis.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
41 years experience Podiatry
Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine): Although you didn't state why you are on plaquenil, (hydroxychloroquine) my assumption is that you are being treated for an inflammatory arthritis. Ev ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
41 years experience Podiatry
Meniscus tear: It does sound like a meniscus tear. An MRI can show the diagnosis.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
41 years experience Podiatry
Tendonitis: If after a year, you have not been helped, obviously, more needs to be done. Were you given a diagnosis?
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
41 years experience Podiatry
Painful itching: This constellation of symptoms could come from a spider bite or exposure to an allergen. See a podiatrist for treatment and definitive diagnosis.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
41 years experience Podiatry
Burning toes: This sounds like a mild case of frostbite.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
41 years experience Podiatry
Fusion: I would not worry about the fusion, however, the adjacent joints may have been injured when you fell. See your surgeon and have it checked.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
41 years experience Podiatry
Ankle fracture: Not likely. It is more likely that there is bruising and perhaps some soft tissue damage.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
41 years experience Podiatry
PT tendonitis: It certainly can be. A sonogram or MRI can detect tendonitis or other tendon pathology.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
41 years experience Podiatry
Ankle effusion: Effusion, or swelling, can come from multiple sources. What is the diagnosis and what are you having surgery for?
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