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Is there anything that I can support my foot from reoccurance of osteomyelitis

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vitaliy Krol
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Osteomyelitis : Chronic osteomyelitis requires proper surgical debridement by vascular surgeon or podiatrist and requires prolonged courses of antibiotics directed sp ... Read More

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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Plan : Unfortunately it happens. Pain often related to weather changes or a lot of walking. To help with this you can use Motrin or Tylenol OTC.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Hematogenous: Osteomyelitis. An infection in one location such as the throat travels through the bloodstream and seeds itself at a distant location, in your case th ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Not likely : Hopefully you are having it treated.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
Yes, but: The only way to truly diagnose a bone infection is with a bone biopsy, where a small piece of bone is taken out for analysis. This is a simple office ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Unlikely: Unlikely.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
The infection: I hope you are under the care of a doctor.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Worrisome: Lots of possible reasons: post-traumatic arthritis, hardware pain/ ?Failure, incomplete fusion, re-current infection, just because? Put your brace on ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Malkin
15 years experience Anesthesiology
Can happen: Any time the skin is broken, bacteria can get in. Infection is more common in diabetics and people with vascular disease, though it happens to healthy ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Foucher
28 years experience Podiatry
Yes: An ingrown toenail initially starts as an infection of the soft tissue, but if left untreated it can spread and penetrate into the bone and cause a bo ... Read More
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