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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Cheilectomy: I suggest you ask the questions to your surgeon. You should always feel free to ask questions to your surgeon. He/she is the very best person to ans ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
All in the details.: Repairing a big toe joint can be accomplished in a variety of ways. It can involve merely removing some extra bone growth around the edges, to changi ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
All depends on : Which procedure is chosen to do and how the surgery goes. You can't be too Ansy as there will be a protocol to follow and this should be discussed wit ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
May or may not : Be related. The peroneal longus tendon inserts on the base of the first metatarsal and this may have something to do with the function of the great to ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Cast problems?: Was your cast properly changed 1-2 weeks for several weeks after repair? Sometimes the casting after a procedure can limit rom and the disuse can lea ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sure: I would get a colored cast that matches my outfit or shoes at least.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Clearance: Cardiac clearance for a cardiology procedure to be performed by a cardiologist is assumed. The same clearance for a procedure sans cardiologist is not ... Read More
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
35 years experience Podiatry
Circulation: Without a prior history of trauma to case bruising, my first thought would be poor circulation. As tissues receive less oxygenated blood, they turn bl ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Could be a fracture, strain, sprain, infection, gout, many different systemic diseases, etc. See a podiatrist for a physical exam and possibly x-ray.

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