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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Heel Pain: The two most common reasons for heel pain are plantar fasciitis and a bone spur. Your podiatrist can sort this out for you.
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Solomon
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Calcium : Calcium deposits usually occur in tendons at their insertion onto bone this is typically a response to overuse or chronic irritation.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Some possibilities: Include: 1) the build up is in the arteries. This would reduce elasticity of the artery. 2) can be in t he tendon, more common in the achilles. Agai ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
35 years experience Podiatry
Where?: First off, calcium deposits seldom form in feet, except for calcification of blood vessels. Bone deposits can develop in areas of pressure or traction ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Feet change : Feet seem to change after pregnancy and delivery( has to do with the relaxin in the system during delivery) also the wt gain of preganacy is an issue ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Sounds like: They may have been implying you have a heel spur. Is this what they said? Try wearing arch supports, apply ice to the region, a night splint when goin ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Podiatry: I am sorry to report the answer to this situation will require an examination and not be found on the internet. The best place to start is with your p ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Altho labs vary,: a BMP (basic metabolic profile) almost never measures calcium levels. However, it DOES measure those chemicals that are relevant for someone using sp ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Wuarin
23 years experience Psychiatry
Watch heart!: Low calcium can affect electical conduction in muscle and nerves. That is probably causing your symptoms. Taking meds to help anxiety will help your a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracie Leonhardt
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
Low magnesium: This can cause tingling, muscle aching, twitching and spasms. The type of magnesium you would want to take would be magnesium malate or magnesium gly ... Read More
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