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Dr. Vera Khrakovsky

Podiatry
Union, NJ
34 years experience female

Locations

Foot care center

Union, NJ

Address

2565 Morris ave, Union, NJ
Directions

Practice website

Fax

908-687-2013

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Podiatry

Licenses

United States: New Jersey

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

49 Answers
47 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Treatment of : Need to be casted or get a cam walker , non-weight bearing with crutches or walker for 4-6 weeks. Get consecutive x-rays to make sure the bone is heal... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Pain on top of foot: Pain on top of foot can come from inflammation of tendons from any pressure on the foot, including tight shoes/laces and irritation of the nerve. Eli... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Please help: What kind of surgery? Please be more specific so that we can help you. Also, ask the doctor who is doing the surgery or his nurse for what follow up c... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
I stepped: Yes or you could have torn a ligament or a tendon. Use crutches to get off this foot, apply ice 3 times a day for 10-15 min at a time and see a podia... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Big toe melanoma: See a podiatrist who does surgery or a dermatologist and also oncologist, it will be a team effort to treat you. Are you close to any cancer centers? ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Flat feet toddler: Either by a pediatric orthopedist or a podiatrist who treats a lot of kids.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Why do I keep: If this happens mostly at night , you might have a restless leg syndrome, lack of minerals such as magnesium. A compression of the nerva can give the ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Advice on what to do: Are you diabetic? Do you smoke? Do you have back problems? See a neurologist for exam and ncv /emg study and if negative, then a vascular doctor. Poss... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Fell down stairs: Tingling is usually a sign of nerve irritation , happens often with injuries, especially when the foot swells up and there is pressure on the adjacent... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
I have 3 large: If conservative tx at the podiatrist is not working, you have an option of going to a dermatologist and have liquid nitrogen treatment , if that does ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
My son is 3 years: He might have tight ligaments in his hip joints or increase in internal rotation of thigh/ leg bones/foot. Take him to a podiatrist who specializes in... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Ignore: If no heart/pressure/kidney/diabetes , use exercise, raise feet above heart, support stockings.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
I have a little : Rash such as you are describing could be caused by an allergy or reaction to a medication or contact dermatitis from any substance that is touching yo... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
I have being doing t: Please see a podiatrist for x-rays to make sure there is no fracture; then get evaluated for either inflammation of the ligament on the bottom of the ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
I slipped on a back: You need to see a podiatrist or an orthopedist examined, get x-rays, possibly an MRI to make sure you did not tear a ligament or tendon around the an... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
What is a footdrop: Decrease or loss of muscle strength on the front of your leg due to nerve damage, causing inability to pull your toes/ foot up towards your leg, causi... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Why does the edge: Crps gives the foot a mottled appearance, either very cold or hot with severe constant pain , skin can feel wet. If you think crps, see a neurologist ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Need help docs: It is very rare for 15 Y.O. To have spurs, or to have pain all the time; are the spurs on the bottom or the back of the heels?Is she very over-weight?... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
My mom had a: Are you saying she has numbness in the foot? If this was caused by the surgery, then the numbness would be there immidiately after the surgery.Take he... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
I have 5th metatarsa: Are you saying you have pain in the foot after 4 weeks of casting? Please call your doctor, have the cast removed and have the doctor examine your fo... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
All of my toe nail: See a podiatrist or a dermatologist, have your toenails checked for fungal infection by sending the samples to the lab; depending on the results the d... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Why does my shin: You need a thorough bio mechanical exam by a podiatrist of your lower extremities to see if it is tendinitis, if one leg is shorter than another, very... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
I had arthroscopic k: Call your orthopedist asap, you might have infection for which you need an antibiotic and most importantly you might have a blood clot in the leg, you... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Due to cancer in the: Are you on chemotherapy? Certain types of chemo can give severe swelling of the feet and legs besides the side effect of liver cancer, that has to add... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
I peeled off: See a podiatrist for PO antibiotic and wound healing products such as amerigel wound dressing with topical antibiotic/ fibracol collagen dressing tha... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Part:left big: You could have an infection in the toenail or gouty attack. Need to see a podiatrist to differentiate. If toenail is infected might need cutting it ba... Read More
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Why there is tinglin: You might have a compression of the nerves in the lumbar area of your spine and need to see a neurologist for a thorough exam and EMG study.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Do I see a podiatris: Either one can perform a culture or a biopsy to find out the course of the problem , however a podiatrist sees more feet and might be more specific an... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
My legs below the kn: Discuss side effects with your internist from any meds you take that can cause swelling as well as some conditions such as high bp, lymphedema, venous... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Joint pain: You need to see internist or rheumatologist , get blood tests to r/o rheumatoid arthritis, lyme disease or any other inflammatory conditions.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Twisted: See a podiatrist or orthopedist asap , you might have a fracture or torn ligament. Until the ice for 15 mob twice a day and crutches to limit stresses... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
I have red: You could have bites from bed bugs, if linear you could have scabies. Very difficult to get rid of bed bugs, they get into the furniture, cloth, shoes... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Do you have: Not if you are healthy,do not have rash from athlete's foot or warts that you can transmit to other people in the house. Diabetics and people with poo... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Ignore: If no medical problems, diet with plenty of water, greens , gelatin, protein, all will effect nails.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
My legs and feet: Usually not, if you sit in one position for too long, you are putting pressure on the nerves behind your knees and you will have the sensation of feet... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Fibula break with li: Yes, the nerves are compressed because of the swelling and the foot can become numb. Get off your foot, elevate it, use crutches so that there is no w... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Discovered one white: White discoloration usually comes from fungal infection , black could be from fungal infection/dry blood/very rarely skin cancer. It is best to see a ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Pain in the inner: Ultrasound of the veins? Sounds more like orthopedic or neurological problem. See a sports medicine orthopedist and if he cannot diagnose you, then a ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
What would cause: Are you healthy in general? Do you usually sweat during the day? When was the last physical with blood tests for thyroid, hormones, WBC with diff., et... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
I got my: Is the toe red and swollen? Do you have a bandage on it that is too tight? Call you surgeon now and insist on appt. Asap to check the toe to r/o infec... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Could you suggest: Probably best to see a good nutritionist. Most hospitals provide this service., maybe for a nominal fee, money well spend. In general for diabetes sta... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
I have numbness: See a neurologist for EMG study that will determine if there is a nerve compression that is causing the problem.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
What is this cranber: At times eczema or chronic fungal infection does not have any symptoms. Can try topical corticosteroids and anti-fungal creams twice day for 1 week, i... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
I have very bad: If the pain is only in one foot, especially on the side of sciatica , usually occurs from a herniated disc/nerve compression on the same side. Neuropa... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
I had a toe amp: Are you diabetic? Even if not, i hope you are wearing good supportive shoes and special insoles with accommodation for the missing toe. Gentle exercis... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
My heart is fine..: Spasms and pains in lower extremity could develop from l4-l5-s1 disc herniation, anything that compresses spinal cord in that region, as well as narro... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Ganglion cyst: Definitely a podiatrist who can differentiate if it is a cyst with exam, possibly with an ultrasound/ or an MRI and if it a cyst, then drain a cyst or... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
Just found out I hav: Sometimes, but sually there is a compression of the veins in the affected limb that can cause the swelling, to be safe ask for venous ultrasound to ma... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 34 years experience
I have a medium: It could be a cyst which is filled with fluid and can happen after an injury or almost jello type tissue if you have had it for a while or a lipoma, t... Read More

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Feb 15, 2013
I recommend this physician. She is caring and knowledgeable.
Mar 25, 2013
Very talented physician.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Khrakovsky is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you for your response.:) Went to dr,was told it was fine.was wrapped too tight, brace also too tight. Bruising frm inner knee to ankle
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It's. even two weeks. Ankle X-ray neg pain is still there

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Pcpm
Graduated 1988MD

Residency

Beth Israel hosp, Passaic nj

Awards

Top Podiatrist, First Place, Newark, NJ - Winter
2013
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