Dr. Seymour Beiser

Podiatry
miami, FL
65 years experience male

About

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past president american college of foot and ankle surgeons past president florida podiatric medical association past president dade county podiatric medical association

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Podiatry

Languages spoken

English

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52 Answers
6 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Do lab testing: Was a culture or biopsy taken? Consult a podiatrist or dermatologist.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Be careful!!: When on Heparin or any bloodthinner, bruising will occur if you are not careful and almost any hard touches to the skin will cause bruising.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Does it hurt?: If you are experiencing pain you may have.If so go to a podiatrist for an x-ray and evaluation.
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A member asked:
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Probably a ganglion: Common place for a ganglionic cyst. Some will respond to tape compression for several weeks. Others require surgical removal if painful.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Probably a cyst: Ganglionic cysts are fairly common in that area. They are benign and require no treatment if there is no pain.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Wear shoes: Going barefoot can lead to foot strain (medical term is acute plantar fasciitis) if ankle continues to hurt wearing shoes, have it checked out.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
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12 weeks: The latest oral medication for fungus toenails is usually taken one 250mg tablet for 12 weeks. Blood tests are usually done prior to starting the med... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
First a medical: History including possible allergies, past illnesses and treatments, and any drugs you are now taking. X-rays are usually taken if needed to make ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Many things may: Try to wear shoes with plenty of room.. If pain persists, an x-ray would be indicated. Possibly lab work as well.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
For sure: Why would you want to walk around with pain....A podiatrist will x-ray your foot and ankle and help you with both problems....
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Possibly circulatory: It is advisable to get it checked out by your podiatrist or family physician.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
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Get a uric acid test: You may be having a gouty flare..Have it checked out.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
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First few steps hurt: You may have what's called an acute plantar fasciitis or possibly a heel spur do not walk barefooted, wear shoes with a heel use ice and if pain cont... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
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65 years experience
Get examined: Your doctor will let you know ...
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Yes: Try an elastic type first. That will give you flexibility and allow you to dance with minimal restriction.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
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Have anchor removed: After 8 months the tendon should be healed enough the anchor may be acting as a foreign body.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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65 years experience
Ask your primary: Physician or any other physician that might be treating you to make the referral.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
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65 years experience
Why not a podiatrist: Podiatrists deal with this daily you may need a steroid injection and probably a pair of custom orthotics.. Surgery can probably be avoided with a pr... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Unlikely related: I would doubt that there is any relationship to what you are experiencing.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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Don't worry: They will toughen as she gets older.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
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Avoid the following: Foods with high purine such as sweetbreads, brains, sardines, kidneys, liver anchovies, meat extracts , gravies stay with low purine foods such as b... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Not advisable: But try soaking toe in saltwater for 24 hrs. Get help from a podiatrist to avoid infection.. If already infected. Get treatment immediately.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Sounds early: You may be getting the start of what is called a hallux limitus or a jamming of the joint causing restricted motion and what may lead to complete loss... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Sounds like a nerve: could be an early pinched nerve. .try ice pack, don't go barefooted and wear wide shoes. if it persists, see a podiatrist
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A 27-year-old female asked:
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Be patient: She will walk on her own when she is ready.... Give her a little more time......
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A 25-year-old female asked:
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Get some help: Visit a podiatrist immediately! having "very bad foot pain" is not normal nor acceptable particularly at age 25! good luck..
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Call a podiatrist : Now! it will b taken care of and you will be free of pain and very grateful..Do it !
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Wash your hands: After treating your feet...You may be contaminating yourself.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
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You need help: Immediately. Do not put it off. Seek medical attention now.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
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Sometimes: For example if allergic to penicillin, you may also be allergic to keflex.. You may however be able to tolerate other classes of anti-biotics without ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Ignore: Do not go barefooted..wear a heeled shoe..use a cream like am Lactin to keep skin soft and supple...
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Wear a heeled shoe: Barefoot walking will increase pain. Heeled shoes will feel better .Get checked out and get orthotics.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
You should not: Ever try to do so yourself a podiatrist can , under local, do this if it is indicated for some medical reason.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Easy: Apparently you are allergic to something in spaghetti quit eating it !
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Sounds like cramping: Are you taking a statin drug for cholesterol reduction ? You might get some relief if you try taking 200mg of co q 10 daily.. You might also get som... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Any associated pain?: Possibly the start of a pinched nerve..If the third toe becomes involved get it checked out for sure good luck.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Yes indeed: Insurance covers surgical correction of the problem...If treated conservatively for temporary relief insurance will usually not cover it and call it r... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Visit a podiatrist: Help is available ..Sounds like you may need some prescription orthotics..Do not go barefoot , use some ice and stick with shoes that have heels. Ad... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Assuming the water: Is moderate temp, not too hot and not too cold, you may have a vein problem. If there are no sympoms, you probablly do not require any help.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
It depends.: There are many types of "ankle fractures". In general, most will require between 12-14 weeks before vigorous activity should be attempted. Then activ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Give it time: That. Type of fracture will usually take between 12-16 weeks to heal check with your doctor regarding when to fully weight bear be patient.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Call your OB/gyn: Physician immediately. He/she will properly advise you.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
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Cannot hurt: It will confirm or correct the diagnosis..Go with the advise of your doctor.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
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65 years experience
This "enjoyment" : Does not sound very normal. Consult your primary physician and he will direct you further.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Try new shoes: Do not wear flat walking shoes...Stay with a shoe having a heel . Use ice after you walk..That should help you....
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Probably shoe cause: Usually due to minimal trauma from shoes or boots. Referred to as subungual hematoma. Should be cultured or biopsied to rule out fungus or in rare c... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
In many cases yes: A culture is usually taken to determine proper diagnosis. Proper treatment can then be started whether by oral medication or topical or both.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Yes: With proper medication either oral or topical, workouts may be continued to patient tolerance.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
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Probably neither one: Sitting on ones leg may cause numbness due to possible compression of a nerve, but it will not cause "poor circulation".
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
65 years experience
Very common and very painful: Sounds like you have what's called an acute plantar fasciitis and very probably heel spurs associated. Go to a podiatrist have some x-rays taken and ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Beiser is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Beiser is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you so much. Everyone makes me feel like something is wrong with her but I know there isn't. You have made me feel so much better.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! No statin drug. I'll eat a banana before retiring even if it will be hard to digest
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks.I tried it, also used silicon pads in shoes, but no benefit.

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