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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maasi Smith
Podiatry 23 years experience
Silver nitrate: this is good for burns, need RX, if not allow to dry with a bit of triple antibiotic, do not de-roof
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maasi Smith
Podiatry 23 years experience
A1C: get this blood test A1C to chk for diabetes, sciatica will extend from the lower buttocks usually and can cause lower extremity numbness and itchy pain
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maasi Smith
Podiatry 23 years experience
Your nail: more than likely it will fall off with no issues ... let me know if you have any, we will discuss
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maasi Smith
Podiatry 23 years experience
Orthopedic inserts: otherwise known as orthotics, sounds like you need more support. Also talk to you primary about vitamin deficiencies. Brittle bones could be a systemic serious issue. Orthotics can provide better distribution of your weight. They are devices that fit in your shoes. They are thin and don't take up much space
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Dr. Daniel Bates
Family Medicine 8 years experience
Ingrown nail: This sounds indeed like your nail may me in grown again. See your doctor to talk about permanently removing all or a portion of the nail if this is reoccurring problem. Also, make sure your shoes are the correct width, too narrow shoes are a common cause of ingrown nails.
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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Urgent medical : attention is required to investigate the cause of yours symptoms. You Will certainly need a cardiac work up and if all clear from the cardiac perspective will need in depth medical evaluation. Do not delay seeking care for these worrisome events . Identifying a cause will allow treatment that may be life saving .
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