Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jeffery VanYperen

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
See your physician: This could be due to high blood pressure, kidney disorders, heart problems, or poor valve function in your veins. I would recommend seeing your prima... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, and elevation are the first line treatments for an ankle injury or pain. I'd recommend icing for 20 minutes at a time. Take ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
More specific: If it is on the outside of your foot (the side of the pinky toe), it could be a stress fracture of the 5th metatarsal (common for people with high arc... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Don't be afraid: 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 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Callus treatment: Urea 40% cream or Ammonium Lactate Cream are both very good at softening painful corns and calluses. These can be found over the counter, although it... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
3 steps: 1. Increase mobility of the plantar fascia--Stretch your foot and ankle daily, morning and night. Wear a night splint at night, which can be prescrib... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Very small chance: The talus has a very delicate blood supply. About the only conservative treatment would be a bone stimulator, which could promote bone healing and ac... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
See a podiatrist: A podiatrist will examine your foot, take some x rays and begin treatment. If it is a fracture with little or no displacement (still lined up), you m... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Beetle Juice: I used to freeze or burn warts, but I have seen better results (with less painful treatment) with cantharone solution. It comes from a blistering bee... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
See picture: If your toes look anything like the picture here--then yes, you do have webbed toes.
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