Doctor Q&A for Dr. Michelle Achor

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Dr. Michelle Achor
16 years experience Podiatry
Fungus: A fungal infection is a common cause of this.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Achor
16 years experience Podiatry
Ankle swelling: Ice and elevate when at rest. Use an ankle brace when working out, and see a foot and ankle specialist if swelling or pain persists.
A female asked:
Dr. Michelle Achor
16 years experience Podiatry
Ingrown nail?: There are several possible things this could be but most commonly ingrown nail/abcess is the culprit. Soak toe for 15 min twice a day in water with Ep ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Achor
16 years experience Podiatry
Gout: Typically medications like Colchicine or Indomethacin.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Achor
16 years experience Podiatry
Hammertoes: Is this in the tops of the toes? You may be developing corns from the tops of the toes rubbing inside the shoes. This is common if you have hammertoe ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Achor
16 years experience Podiatry
Ankle pain : More information is needed in order to adequately address this problem, such as when does it hurt? At rest? During activities? Specifically where does ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Achor
16 years experience Podiatry
Ankle pain: There are many possible causes for this. One possibility is that your first injury did not heal correctly. You should see a foot and ankle specialist ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Achor
16 years experience Podiatry
Plantar fasciitis: This sounds like you had plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis. These two conditions commonly occur together. If the whole ankle now hurts other ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michelle Achor
16 years experience Podiatry
Ankle sprain: The presence of pain means something is wrong. Swelling may or may not set in later. If you have difficulty bearing weight, you should definitely get ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Achor
16 years experience Podiatry
Achilles: When you sleep your foot relaxes and plantarflexes (your toes point down). This allows your Achilles to shorten and contract while you sleep. When y ... Read More
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