Dr. David Gurvis

Podiatry
Avon, IN
46 years experience male

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Podiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

15 Answers
7 Agrees
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 46 years experience
Change the dressing: Most diabetic ulcers do not need to be kept dry, but some do - depending on the kind of dressing being used.. If you have the kind that is kept dry f... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 46 years experience
Muscle Cramps: From your pattern, this is muscle cramps. As long as the pain comes and goes, and lasts only 2-3 seconds, and more importantly is fading, then it is ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 46 years experience
Yes and no.: All three of those can help to some extent but are not what you would call effective except in all but the most minimal of fungal infections. Since a... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 46 years experience
Cannot tell: You would need to describe them more accurately.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 46 years experience
Ignore: Wear properly fitted shoes. Limit fashionable shoes to "when needed". If Diabetic, see your podiat.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 46 years experience
Ignore: If no organice disease: Elevate feet as often as you can. . Wear support socks / stockings.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 46 years experience
Probably not.: A truly mild sprain does not usually need crutches. If you cannot bear weight and walk, then yes, you need crutches but that is no longer a mild spra... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 46 years experience
Just like any surger: Your doctor will give you instructions as to what should be done, if anything, pre-operatively. If this is general anesthesia, then you will be fasti... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 46 years experience
Elevation: You dad is in a difficult position and he has my sympathies. Lung disease can be difficult. He should speak to his physician to see if diuretics mig... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 46 years experience
Stretching /: You should try stretching exercises. You can find many good ones on the internet. You should also try a good over the counter arch support such as o... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 46 years experience
Fungus: The most likely answer is a tinea pedis, or fungus infection. But it can be as far ranging as psoriasis or many other skin conditions. Lichen planus... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 46 years experience
Yes.: If you can trim the loose nail without causing any pain or bleeding, then in general, it is a good idea.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 46 years experience
Possible: You should first try to see what foods cause the gas and try to eliminate them. Having said that, simethicone can help by causing more rapid eliminat... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 46 years experience
Yes: Dayquil has acetamenophen in it (Tylenol) which is a pain killer. Advil (ibuprofen) is Naproxen Sodium. There are no listed interactions between tho... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 46 years experience
Need to be seen: If the patttern is walk a set distance, thighs hurt and sort of "cramp" and it is relieved by rest only to happen again at the approximate same distan... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gurvis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gurvis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
MD

Awards

Top Podiatrist, First Place, Indiana - Summer
2013
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