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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Hecht
43 years experience Podiatry
Diabetic foot: A person with diabetes may have normal looking feet. Diabetes can cause both neurologic and vascular problems yielding numb or painful feet, and/or p ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Professional care: Diabetic foot ulcers and infection may often times be prevented with good diabetic foot education and foot care by a professional, tight sugar control ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Diabetic foot: This question is not specific enough. Do you mean what is the best bandage for a diabetic foot ulceration?
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Isaacson
20 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor!: Could be due to diabetic neuropathy, or numbness in the feet due to diabetes which often starts out painful. If your feet are already numb and you ar ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Are at risk: For infection and even gangrene if not properly treated. Cause of wound needs to be determined and proper treatment administered.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
A few things: In a diabetic foot examination, the nerves/sensation, foot pulses, and foot structure is evaluated to assess the potential for complications. Dependi ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Isaacson
20 years experience Podiatry
Miracles: Well, maybe not visible ones. The doctor will examine your skin for any cuts, nail problems or growths, evaluate your circulation, test your sensatio ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Higher risk foot.: A diabetic foot is a simply the foot of a person with diabetes. Because of the nature of diabetes, a diabetic foot has certain risk factors that make ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Diabetic foot: Your question is not specific enough for me to answer. With diabetic feet you can receive medications to help with infections (antibiotics), the neuro ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Move your feet : When sitting, stand up and take a walk every 45 minutes to an hour. Speak to your doctor about wearing support hose.
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