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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: It is a constriction of the blood vessels on exposure to cold.
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
Raynauds Phenomenon: Secondary Raynaud’s is also known as Raynaud's Phenomenon which is caused by an underlying disease, condition, or other factor. Many things can cause ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
22 years experience Podiatry
Many things: cinnective tissue disease and peripheral vascular disease
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Shields
29 years experience Podiatry
Yes: I am concerned with things on my or my children's bodies that are not right. A purple toe is not right. This is likely a vascular problem. First check ... Read More
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Dr. Janet Kail
28 years experience Podiatry
Yes maybe: If extremely purple, definitely let pediatrician see the toe. This could be a bruise or it could be a problem with circulation or blood flow to the t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: This could be from decreased circulation or from thin toenails that allow the color of the nailbed to show thru. Best to see a doctor.
A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilkin
24 years experience Podiatry
Venous congestion : you probably have venous congestion. When you stand up, the blood in the veins pools in you feet because the valves in the veins are not working prope ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: I would certainly recommend you be seen. Among potential considerations such as arterial insufficiency, or potentially inflammatory or infectious cau ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
25 years experience Podiatry
Xray: There could be numerous causes: trauma, circulation issue (although at your age it would be less of a concern) connective tissue disorder. See your lo ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
More info?: More information is needed. Did you fall? Did you sustained trauma to your toe? How long has the toe been purple? Are you taking any medication ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
Hmm: Do a web search. I do not think these two are related. But... Medicine is funny that way. There could be a rare association and both conditions are ... Read More
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