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discolored toes ice pack

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Singer
38 years experience Podiatry
Depends: Providing you do not have poor circulation or loss of sensation, you can use an ice pack to treat foot pain. Ice would be used for injuries to the foo ... Read More
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Depends on the cause: Ice is good for some things and not good foor other conditions. Have it evaluated and treated appropriately.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Depends: If you have something like an ingrown toenail, likely, the ice will not do much to solve your problem.

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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
No: Ice the first 24 hours not heat and get an X-ray as you might of broke something.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Normal : If X-Ray was normal, it will heal with time
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Foot sprain: Continue to use ice packs,20 min at time,several times daily for 2 days. Wrap it with an Ace bandage (elastic bandage). When you are sitting keep it e ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Let it be: You have a "freezer burn" and it will take its time to heal. You may apply a topical antibiotic ointment to prevent infection and keep the affected sk ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Time: Ice applied directly to the skin can damage it. In time the skin cells should be replaced by your body and the discoloration should fade. If it does n ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
36 years experience General Surgery
No: Ice packs are good for external bruises or injuries to muscles and other superficial tissues. Reflux occurs in the area of the junction between your e ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Ice packs or cool compresses often help headaches and may also ease the pain from tmj.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Kates
26 years experience Dermatology
Chin Pain: Ice usually helps alleviate most discomforts. However, if the pain does not go away i urge you to seek out a professional to find out the underlying ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The 2 are equivalent. Either one is fine. If it isn't working, Hydrocortisone cream on the itchy area or antihistamine pills (like benadryl) may help.
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