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Dr. Sung ho Bae

Podiatry
FL
20 years experience male

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Podiatry

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English

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42 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
4-9 months: Anywhere between 4-9 months. I know that's a big range but your body is not a mechanical clock!
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
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Minimal : If the bite is not deep and if your dog is healthy and up to date with its vaccinations then chances of complications is minimal.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Hard to say: Could be many things like neuroma, capsulitis, irritated nerve(s), metatarsalgia, neuropathy, etc.... More than likely it's just a temporary conditi... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
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Circulation: Your problem sounds like it's vascular in nature. A vascular problem could be benign or may need intervention. Only a thorough work up by your doctor... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
"Corns": Those are most likely "corns". It would be rather unusual to have warts in the same spot on both feet. Also the location you are describing is a pri... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Ask your doctor: Your back needs time to heal. While medications you listed are not critical, they are a part of the healing process. Ask your doctor if the medicati... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Sciatica: Your pain may be due to sciatica. Please look it up online to familiarize yourself with this condition and what you can do to treat this condition at... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Yes: That may certainly give you some relief but you will be better served to find out what's causing your ankle aches and pains.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Probably not: It is unlikely that your ankle ligaments are loose from being pregnant. Has your doctor tested your ankle for loose ligaments while pregnant? Either... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
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See a neurologist : Neuropathy and neurapraxia comes in many forms. You also have a history of ablation and ankylosing spondylitis which may also be factors. A good neur... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Be persistent: Miconazole is an antifungal. It may be you have a chronic fungal infection inbetween the toes. I would remember to thoroughly dry out inbetween the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Any podiatrist: If you are asking what type of podiatrist to see about your foot pain, any licensed podiatrist would do. If your condition requires the expertise ou... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
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Club foot : Do you mean talipes? Talipes equinovarus is a condition where the feet are sharply turned inwards. This is a deformity that exists at birth and can ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
You don't: You really can't get rid of internal scar tissue without physically removing them like in surgery. However, I don't think the "raised portion" is sca... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Spider bite: Sounds like a spider bite. I am not sure what types of spiders are common or poisonous in Australlia. If poisonous spiders are common around your to... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
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UTI: A staph infection is short for a Staphylococcus Aureus infection that is causing your urinary tract infection (UTI). Your feet swelling and itching ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
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Bandaid and topical: The best treatment would be to get the wound assessed by a doctor. With that said if the there are no lacerations in the nail bed and the rest of the... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Probably ok: Yes, will most likely be ok. Apply an antibiotic cream and apply bandaid until the cut closes. If toe starts to hurt, swells, turns red or notice an... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Yes and no : The simple answer is no. Bones will not grow under normal circumstances after their growth plates have closed. However as we get older the soft tiss... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
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Yes: If your doctor advised you not to weight bear on your fractured ankle it is advisable to do as your told. If the healing is not complete there is a... Read More
A female asked:
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Fungal nail: Most likely a fungal infection. If the black color is under the nail it's probably blood. Either way I would see your doctor soon.
A 46-year-old male asked:
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20 years experience
Plantar fasciitis: There are a lot more that can be done, from physical therapy to surgery. The other thing to consider is that you may have something other than planta... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Need to visit doc: You will have to see a podiatrist to treat the ingrown nail. In the meantime soak your foot in warm water and Epsom salt for about 15 minutes, dry th... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Sprained ankle: Probably sprained your ankle. Rest, ice, wrap it up with an ace bandage and take some ibuprofen. If it doesn't get better in a week go see your doct... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
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Digital gel caps: Corns are caused by friction. Try eliminating the friction with toe gel caps or something similar.
A 46-year-old member asked:
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20 years experience
Many!: There are different topical and or oral medication treatments. Visit your podiatrist or dermatologist to see which treatments would be best suited f... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
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Plantar fasciitis?: Are the heel spurs bothering you? If they are painless, there is no reason to do anything about them. If they give you heel pain, you are most likel... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Many things: Could be many things. Wart, callus, clogged pores, fibroma, ganglion, fungus, malignant and nonmalignant lesions of many sorts, etc.... I think a do... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Difficult to answer: This is a rather difficult question to answer without a complete medical history and physical examination because your symptoms are seen in vascular, ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Normal: Its normal to feel that tightness. After all that's why you had the procedure done in the first place, to tighten up or repair the lateral ankle liga... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Probably pigment: It most likely is non malignant melanonychia. The most serious would be a cancerous lesion, although this is very rare. There are many more probably... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Birth defect: Club foot also known as congenital talipes equinovarus is a foot defect that exists at birth. It is not exactly known if genetics or environmental fo... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Tendonitis: Sounds like Achilles tendonitis, bursitis, or paratenonitis. Most likely tendonitis. Try Rest, Ice, mild compression (ace wrap), and take a nonsteri... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Yes!: Without knowing your original injury and the surgical treatment it's hard to answer your question. Both screws and subluxation can make your "ankle p... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Get a second opinion: Time to get a second opinion. I don't know what you have been told by the treating doctor but if the pain continues for 8 months, it's probably a goo... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Normal swelling: This is normal after surgery. The swelling will decrease over time. The majority of it should subside in a few weeks. Keep your leg elevated and u... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
RICE: Could be anything from muscle strain to dvt. Further work up needs to be done and difficult to give advice without your history. Take some NSAIDs, r... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Probably: Yes it could be fungus but it could be other things also. Visit your dermatologist soon.
A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Metatarsalgia: Sounds like metatarsalgia. There are many reasons why people get metatarsalgia pain. Fat pad atrophy, hammertoes, improper shoes, lack of arch suppo... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Yes: Text book anatomy says no but in reality the soleus has fibers that connect to the gastrocnemius and possibly the plantaris which crosses the knee joi... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Yes it is: Yes it takes 4-6 weeks for soft tissue to heal and hence the need to immobilize.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
20 years experience
Probably normal: Not sure but doesn't sound like something to worry about for now. Your body and foot may and will feel weird after surgery. If symptoms continue ca... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bae is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bae is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have had sprains in the past and this feels familiar, but it probably is time to get checked out again. I'll be going soon. thanks
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much for your help!
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you so much, i will imobilize them :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University,
Graduated 2002MD

Awards

Founding Rx Editor, First Place, National - Winter
2015
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