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Ulcer between toes
A 31-year-old member asked:
Depends: Draining wounds need to be kept dried, whereas a dry wound you might actually want to keep moist.
4.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Bereshanswered
Podiatry 43 years experience
Don't self treat: An ulcer can get worse very fast, you need to see a podiatrist asap.
4.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. John Munshoweranswered
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Get treated: Ulcers on the feet are hard to treat because there is constant pressure on the area, making it hard to heal. If infected, you will need antibiotics p... Read More
4.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 41-year-old member asked:
What to do if i am type 2 diabetic and i have what looks like a small callus on the side of my small toe, can ulcer's develop on the side of a toe?
Dr. Thomas Inwoodanswered
Podiatry 37 years experience
Callous: A diabetic ulcer can form easily at that site. See your podiatrist for care as well as preventive care. Good luck.
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 48-year-old female asked:
Hello ..i suffer from cervix ulcer.all my tests r clear.what could b the cause?needs medicine to cure this horrible case.i have a feeling of burning sensation from inside..itching from inside that goes down up to my toes in my left leg only?
Dr. Yvette Kratzberganswered
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Cervical ulcer: A Cervical ulcer is very painful and uncomfortable. It can trigger nerve pathways that lead to thighs, legs and feet. If the infection that caused the... Read More
46 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadiedanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
Let me explain: To treat pressure ulcer, you have to know what cause it. 1- underlining bone problem in the small toe should be look at and treated. 2-shoe problem, ... Read More
4.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 49-year-old female asked:
M57, i am prediabetic, fasting glucose 120. should i be worried about one ulcer on the bottom of big toe.
Dr. Wenjay Sunganswered
Podiatry 16 years experience
Yes!!!!: You are at risk for infection, amputation, sepsis leading to death. Sorry for the dramatics but please see a podiatrist today! the earlier it's trea... Read More
5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A female asked:
Have a painful ulcer on my toe. also been having lumps in armpit and abscesses recently. any connection
Dr. Edgar Mendizabalanswered
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Are you diabetic?: if sugar is out of control you are prone to toe ulcers and other infections
3.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 25-year-old female asked:
I have sle lupus and suffer from raynauds. now i have a ulcer on my big toe, any tips on how to treat it at home?
This is serious: And you should see a foot doc. This should not be treated by you. You can get a bone infection and lose your toe if that injury is not treated properl... Read More
4.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 37-year-old female asked:
6 year old has white round callous skin patch on bottom of big toe & center feels tough. ulcer? feet tingle frequently. diabetic?
Dr. David Hettingeranswered
Podiatry 38 years experience
At that age....: It is likely a plantar wart. See a podiatrist to be sure.
5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 20-year-old male asked:
A sixty year old male presented with great toe ulcer. there are marked soft tissue swellings of hallux, with diffuse irregular loss of medullary and cortical bone of the distal phalanx. can someone help in identifying the pathology present here?
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
This patient has osteomyelitis of the big toe, quite commonly seen in diabetic patients. Surgery is indicated for this type of infection but vascular ... Read More
Answered Nov 09, 2022
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