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Dr. Rajeev Sehgal

Podiatry
Farmington HIlls, MI
26 years experience male

Locations

Office

Farmington HIlls, MI

Address

32905 W 12 Mile Rd, Suite 110, Farmington HIlls, MI, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
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Fax

(248) 553-8108

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

About

Bio

When you have problems with your feet or ankles, you need to turn to a physician who listens and responds ... an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs ... a friendly physician who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Our staff meet all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve. Dr. Sehgal believes that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and well being.

Specialties
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Podiatry

Doctor Q&A

112 Answers
36 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Yes: There will be some limitation of motion even with the best reduction of the fracture. You probably will develop some arthritis down the road. The you... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Effusion: You need to address what is causing the joint effusion first. Rest, ice, anti-inflammatory medication can help. See your local doctor if it is not cal... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Yes: The surgical shoe stabilized the great toe joint where the sesamoids are located. An X-ray should be taken to see if there any arthritic or fracture t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Radiograph: The ill defined density is some structure that is radio opaque on an X-ray. This could be a calcification or possibly a foreign body
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Nerve: Depending on the location around the ankle you may have a superficial nerve irritation from the previous burn. See a local doctor for treatment option... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Fluid: joint effusion is extra fluid in the joint from an inflammatory reaction. There could be many causes including injury, arthritis, connective tissue di... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Similar: A podiatrist has training in foot and ankle disorders including surgical intervention. An orthopedist can sub specialize in foot and ankle surgery
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Xray: Get an X-ray of the ankle to see if there is a bone injury. Proper evaluation and treatment course can then be determined.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
See your doctor: You will need the nail removed with soaks to resolve infection. You may require an oral antibiotic for 7-10 days as well
A female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Blood work: Have blood work done at your doctors office to look for an infection. It is not very common to have infections travel in your blood and settle into a ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Depends: The choice between a boot and cast application varies on several factors: nature of the injury, compliance by the patient, insurance coverage for the ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
ACFAS: ACFAS or APMA....each state also has podiatric associations.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Either: Either can help, but podiatrists only treat foot and ankle issues.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Depends: on the location of the break, amount of displacement, the treatment course (surgical vs casting), compliance of the patient.......history of any smoki... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Depends: On the type of surgery and how far you have healed post operatively. Talk to your surgeon.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Either is fine: Either Dr. is adequate for this problem. You must be comfortable with the doctor treating you.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Both: They can perform surgical procedures in outpatient settings, hospitals, and even the office.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
See: your PCP for a full blood panel and repeat the Urinalysis. Highly unlikely from the surgery.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Nerve: The structures in that area that can cause pain can be the nerve, the tendons to the toe, or the joint capsule. See your local doctor for an evaluatio... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Your surgeon: If the surgeon took you out of your cast I will assume you have healed. Ask the surgeon for your PT referral.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Fasciitis: Could be a number of things: plantar fasciitis, tendonitis, arthritic flare up, See you local Dr. for evaluation
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Depends: The cause of the blisters need to be determined first. Friction? Poor shoe gear? Dermatological issue? Injury? Once this has been determined appropria... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Possibly: If you have had fasciitis and are compensating enough to strain your calf, a Charley horse can occur. A Doppler can help to rule out a blood clot. See... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
See local Dr.: Get an x-ray to make sure there is no bone injury. You may require an MRI to assess the ligaments and tendons of the ankle on that side. Keep a brace ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Cyst: Get an x-ray to rule out a bone/joint issue. There may be a ganglion cyst from a tendon or the joint. See you local podiatrist or orthopedist
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Multiple causes: There are too many things that could cause the symptoms you are having. The pain could be from a tendon, joint, or a biomechanical issue. See your loc... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Ask around: Ask friends or health care professional for a recommendation. Board certification should be a requirement.
A female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Not normal: Bruising may be from a break in the bone or a torn joint capsule of the great toe. Have it at least x-rayed. An MRI may be required. Ice, rest anti ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Cysts: The bumps along the tendons may be ganglion cysts which form from tendon sheaths that become inflamed. Anti inflammatory meds and rest can help
A female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Monitor: Playing in the sand that may have sand fleas, insects, or other irritants can lead to the skin issues. Soapy water to clean them. OTC benedryl if itch... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Typically no: You should get an X-ray to see if there is a fracture or other bone abnormality that may be contributing to your pain
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
See Dr: Go see your local dr. Have it evaluated for an infection, ulcer, or mass impinging on a nerve
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Xray: You should go get an X-ray to make sure you have not broken the bone in the toe
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Several things: Tendinitis of the peroneals, possible ligament sprain, or a inflammatory condition to the ankle joint. Try rest and OTC anti inflammatory medication. ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Multiple causes: Could be fungus infection of the skin (tinea pedis), an allergic reaction, eczema, or contact dermatitis......Try OTC fungal, steroid cream, or benedr... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Depends: You may have Raynauds which is a blood vessel condition causing spasms of the small blood vessels in the toes and fingers. It can be treated with medi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
No surgery: The cause of the effusion needs to be determined first. Surgery is not indicated in the case currently.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Yes: A podiatric physician can evaluate the cause of the toe pain
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Depends: Depends if the initial fracture healed properly in good alignment. The soft tissue structures around the fracture may need physical therapy for streng... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Delayed union: You need to ask your treating surgeon. If alignment is adequate then a bone stimulator is an option. Do you smoke? Or on any immunosuppressive medicat... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Crutches: Stay off the foot on crutches until your dr can evaluate you for definitive care.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Dark: Feet may be also circulation related. Not sure what your age is. There may be a dermatological cause as well. See your local podiatrist or dermatologi... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Nerve: The pain after ingrown nail removal could be related to nerve irritation. If the nail was removed permanently via chemical ablation, there may be part... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Not Normal: Significant bruising can be indicative of torn ligaments or tendons. Possibly a fractured (broken) bone. Have x-rays done and see a podiatrist.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
X-ray: Get an x-ray to evaluate the medial side of the joint. Tendon injuries or cartilage injuries can occur as well where an MRI is indicated
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Stockings: If your cardiac function is intact, stocking are a good start. Surgery should be kept as a last resort if conservative measures fail.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Laxity: Laxity commonly can lead to ankle instability, plantar fascial issues, flexible flat feet that can cause gait abnormalities, formation of bunions, and... Read More

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This was very helpful. Thanks! Have only had one shot 4yrs ago for planters. Was very cautious. Same foot-familiar with boot /using orthotics and try lock splint/ but meds & RICE are still a no go....Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Turns out I have plantar fasciitis. Orthotics & rest helped, thank you
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! That was exactly the problem, shoes too soft! Thank you!!! :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University,
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

OAKWOOD HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American College Of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
Michigan Peer Review Organization
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