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Dr. Vito Rizzo

Podiatry
Bay Shore, NY
40 years experience male

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Podiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vito Rizzo
40 years experience
Interesting: For how long is this going on? Is there a rash associated with these symptoms?
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vito Rizzo
40 years experience
Toe walking: Not unusual at this age . Normal developmental milestones met? Monitor, encourage normal walking. If persists see a podiatrist.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vito Rizzo
40 years experience
Blue toes?: Hard to answer without more information. Do you smoke? Recent trauma/injury? Seek advise of an expert.
A 38-year-old female asked:
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40 years experience
Sunburn: Cool soaks may help blisters? Seek professional help.
A 33-year-old female asked:
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40 years experience
Injury: Fall may have resulted in injury to nerve. Have condition properly evaluated.
A 43-year-old member asked:
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40 years experience
Yes: Hormonal changes can lead to lower extremity swelling.
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Unlikely: I would doubt that this would be an initial presenting symptom. But all abnormal sensations should be evaluated.
A 51-year-old female asked:
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40 years experience
Bump: May be arthritic. Need a x-ray and then proper treatment.
A 22-year-old female asked:
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40 years experience
Dermatitis: How long have you had this? If just feet, most common cause is fungal contamination. With hand involvement, probably not.
A 50-year-old female asked:
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40 years experience
No: This type of medication sometimes relieves pain from other causes. Needs proper evalaution.
A 27-year-old female asked:
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40 years experience
Sprain: Maybe more that a sprain. May need MRI and intervention to manage problems identified.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vito Rizzo
40 years experience
Toenail: Interesting. Possible ingrown nail or nail infection. See your podiatrist.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vito Rizzo
40 years experience
There are many possi: Are you active? Do you stretch effectively for those activities? Is your weight optimal? Do you take statin drugs? You may need you orthotic pres... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vito Rizzo
40 years experience
Biomechanics: In a otherwise healthy individual , this could be due to mechanical pressure on nerves. You should see a podiatrist for propper evaluation.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vito Rizzo
40 years experience
Toenail: Need to identify infecting organism. Then have treated with appropriate medication or therepy.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vito Rizzo
40 years experience
Needs diagnostic wor: Rigidity ( stiffness, lack of movement ?) in the area of your toes can be an indication of joint dysfunction. At your age, this seems unusual. HAve y... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vito Rizzo
40 years experience
Shin pain: If you are active it may be 'shin splins' a muscle strain.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rizzo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rizzo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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He has had several pairs of pedro boots but don't sein to have helped he also has pain wearing boots so got advised to keep them off him
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you:) To answer your question health wise, I am slightly overweight, but I eat healthy & workout.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

NY College of Podiatric Medicine
Graduated 1982MD

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