Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jeffery VanYperen

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Start with alignment: Most commonly these symptoms are as a result of poor alignment of the foot, which can cause shin splints and foot fatigue. I would start with a good ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Smoker?: Given that you have copd, it is pretty safe to assume you are a smoker (or at least you have a history of heavy smoking). Nicotine causes the small b... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Microtrauma: It sounds like your toenails are hitting the end of your shoe. This usually happens if the toe box is either too small (toe is pressed up against the... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Difficult: A stress fracture is usually more acutely painful, and it hurts with side-to side compression of the heel--probably will feel better after a month aft... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Softening creams: Urea 40% cream or Ammonium Lactate Cream are both very good at softening painful corns and callouses. These can be found over the counter, although i... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Pregnant: It could mean that the girl is pregnant. I would recommend starting with a cheap over the counter pregnancy test.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Cold feet: Circulatory problems are the most common culprit for cold feet. Blood must travel a long way to get from the heart to your feet, and there could be m... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
See a podiatrist: You could have a bad case of tinea pedis, also known as athlete's foot. Sometimes it is so bad that it can cause the skin to crack and fissure, allow... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Better than not: Feet have a very good supply of nerves, which is why it hurts so badly to step on sharp objects or stub your toe. Many of my diabetic patients have l... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
See a physician: If it seems like normal aches and pains (not severe pain), start doing some stretching and strengthening exercises for your ankle. There are plenty of... Read More
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