Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jeffery VanYperen

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Seek treatment: Medication for psoriasis can weaken your immune system, leaving you open to infections that otherwise would be easy to fight. If you have a wound or ... Read More
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A 37-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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Fluid: She could have venous stasis. This can happen if the valves of the veins do a poor job of sending the blood up the leg and back to the heart. Usuall... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Correct: Wearing a high heel forces the toes deeper into the toe box, and most of these shoes have narrow toe boxes. This will cause a bunion and hammertoes o... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Bunion pain: Bunions can suddenly start hurting for many reasons. Sometimes the nerves that run along that area to supply the toe are bruised, irritated, or other... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Swelling: Just elevate as much as possible--a hard cast does not allow for much swelling, so you have to keep it the swelling down as much as possible. You can... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Couple possibilites: Searing and burning pain in the feet can be nerve pathology (neuropathy, nerve damage, nerve entrapment). It could also be a dermatologic condition (... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
More serious: The ligaments on the inside of the ankle are much stronger than those on the outside. It would be prudent to have an X-ray to make sure there was no ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
The Dude: If the dude in question has ankle arthritis, it is loss of cartilage, usually accompanied by bone spurring. If the joint is painful, stiff, and swoll... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 14 years experience
Depends: When i see a patient with foot pain, it is actually rare to see a lot of swelling unless it is because of an acute injury. Chronic aches and pains ar... Read More
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