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Dr. Tania Turbay

Podiatry
Miami, FL
21 years experience female

Locations

Office

South Miami, FL

Address

7575 SW 62nd Ave., South Miami, FL
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Specialties
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Podiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

31 Answers
15 Agrees
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Paronychia: You need to see a podiatrist and have the ingrown nail removed. As long as the nail is impinging on the skin the infection will persist. Antibiotics ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Navicular fracture: It will heal because the cam walker has a rocker bottom sole wich helps keep the foot from completing a complete gait cycle. With that said it will he... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Where is the pain?: You need to more specific. If the sharp pain is in the heel it could be plantar fasciitis. If in the ball of the foot , metatarsalgia or stress fractu... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Leg pain: You are very young, and swelling and pain in legs are not normal at your age. You need to see your physician for a work-up. Many questions need to be ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Toe nail fungus: The toe nail fungus is not a serious problem, it is more of a nuisance . Non-diabetics also get fungal toenails and are treated the same way as diabet... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Dermatophytes: Jock itch and athletes foot are caused by fungi called dermatophytes. They are normal inhabitants of our skin. If conditions such as moisture and war... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Removal of wart : Excision means removal. The tissue surrounding the wart is anesthetized , the wart is demarcated and using a scalpel the wart is removed. The area wil... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Bunion Pain: Every person is different and heals differently . It is not unusual to have bunion pain even a year after surgery. You may want to ask your physician ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Partial naiavulsion : The only way to alleviate pain is by having the ingrown nail removed. As long as there is a small piece if nail in the skin you will have pain. If... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Ankle sprain: Yes . Ultrasound and tens unit will help with your pain. They are both forms of physical therapy used to treat chronic pain. Ultra sound is a heat mod... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Could be your back: Did you injure yourself in anyway? Did you start a new exercise regime? Are you overweight? Do you smoke? You need to see your physician for a proper ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Ues: You can wear closed shoes as long as your toes are bandaged. The shoes should not be tight.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Flat feet: Flat feet can cause ankle pain due to over pronation, this can also cause knee pain from over compensation . Your best bet is to go to a podiatrist wh... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Stretching Excercise: The best treatment for reducing the pain of achilles tendonitis is to stretch the calf muscle and to wear heel lifts in your shoes. An easy stretching... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Avila or Advil (ibuprofen) ?: I don't recall any medicine called avila for foot pain. Did you mean advil (ibuprofen)?
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Fungal infection: When toenails get discolored and become yellow or gray and there are no other associated symptoms then more than likely it is a fungal infection and t... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Scar tissue: Yes, pain is normal. I'm sure your physician has you in non-weight bearing status. Usually non-weight bearing status after tendon transfer is 8 weeks ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Secondary infection: She probably has a secondary infection from the opening that occurred from the fissures. If she is diabetic this can be dangerous and she needs to see... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Depends on location : Depends what part of the 5th met was fractured. If it was a jones fracture the healing can take a very long time and may even need a bone growth stimu... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Hyperhydrosis: You are suffering from hyperhydrosis, a condition of excess sweating. This is not uncommon and can be easily treated by using common antiperspirant on... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Calcaneus : Did you mean your calcaneus? Your calcaneus is your heel bone and when fractured can be a very serious and debilitating fracture. If it was fractured... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Trauma: The toenail probably broke because you traumatized it. This can occur from a direct blow or from microtrauma from playing some sport. The ridges on th... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Reduce inflammation: The purpose of ice is to reduce inflammation. Cool temperatures inhibit local blood circulation which reduces swelling in the injured tissue. Inflamma... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Ankle Sprain: X-rays only show bone. When you injure your ankle you can injure the ligaments. Ankle sprains can cause severe pain, swelling and purpura. This is all... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Yes: It is possible to get loose hardware after 15 years. The ankle joint is a joint that is in constant motion on a daily basis. Just like the hinge on a ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Fungus or eczema: You probably have s fungal infection on the plantar aspect of your feet. The fungal infection causes itching, probably more so at night because you a... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Physical therapy: The best thing you can do 6 weeks after an ankle sprain and you are still having pain is physical therapy. You need to do rom exercises, balancing exe... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Nail in foot: It is very important that you take your husband to a physician . Stepping on a nail through a shoe on the job can cause an infection in a healthy pers... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
RICE: Rest, ice , compression, elevation. There isn't much to do other than observe it. If you can go to your doctor he/she may buddy splint the toes for yo... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Ankle sprain : After the initial sprain, during the acute phase your physician should have recommended rice(rest, ice, compression, elevation). After a couple of wee... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
Podiatry 21 years experience
Piezogenic papules : Nothing to worry about. Many people have them. They are called piezogenic papules and are small herniations of the heel fat pad. No treatment is neces... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Turbay is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 2001MD

Awards

Top Podiatrist, First Place, Miami, FL - Winter
2013
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