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A brown asymmetrical spot has appeared on the heel of his foot. It is not above the skin, not a bite or a marker. What do you suggest we do?

A brown  asymmetrical spot has appeared on the heel of his foot. It is not above the skin, not a bite or a marker. What do you suggest we do?

I would see a board: certified dermatologist, there are many causes of brown spots including certain fungi as pigmentary disorders. A dermatologist will diagnose and treat ...Read more

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I observe majority of people are asymmetrical walking- 1 foot >everted than other. Why is physical therapy always forcing symmetry in patients?

I observe majority of people are asymmetrical walking- 1 foot >everted than other. Why is physical therapy always forcing symmetry in patients?

Body is assymetrical: The body is assymetrical to some extent. I don't think a goal of pt is forced symmetry. Perhaps your observations are not entirely correct. Are they based on barefoot gait on level surfaces? Do the subjects have any other problems such as limb length inequality? Random observations are sometimes anecdotal and the # of samples involved may be too small to draw any conclusions from. ...Read more

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Hello dr. My feets are so hard ? What should I do ?

Hello dr. My feets are so hard ? What should I do ?

NMI: Need more info. What do you mean by "hard"? Heavy, dry, stiff? It depends on what the exact symptoms and its effects on the functioning of your feet and legs are. ...Read more

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Dark patches on feet?

Dark patches on feet?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What to treat ichi feet?

What to treat ichi feet?

Itchy feet: That depends on what caused them to itch in the first place as there are many causes. See your podiatrist for assistance ...Read more

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Feet a d angles swellup?

Feet a d angles swellup?

Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling of the feet and ankles can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes clubbed feet?

What causes clubbed feet?

Couple of things: Can be due to position while in utero or a neuromuscular disease. ...Read more

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How many of feet disease?

How many of feet disease?

Many: There are many, many diseases that can affect the feet, from infection, autoimmune, malignant, vascular, etc, etc. You need to be more specific if you want a better answer. ...Read more

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When do feet stop growing?

When do feet stop growing?

Foot Growth: Although the feet typically stop growing around the age of 15 when the growth plates close, adults sometimes get a feeling that their feet continue to get bigger. After pregnancy, weight gain, and even over time when your arches begin to get weaker and come down it may seem that your feet are getting bigger. ...Read more

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What causes sites on feet?

What causes sites on feet?

??????: I am sorry what are "sites on feet"? Maybe pose question in a different verbage! ...Read more

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How can duck feet be cured?

How can duck feet be cured?

Duck feet: Will need to see a plastic surgeon for assessment. ...Read more

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Is it good to have big feet?

Is it good to have big feet?

If you stomp grapes: There are advantages to big feet for stablity, but having big or small feet are both fine. ...Read more

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Why would your feet go blue?

Why would your feet go blue?

Raynaud's: Or venous congestion are possibilities, in very poor circulation this is a stage before gangrene. ...Read more

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Stiffed feet ! please help?

Stiffed feet !   please help?

Massage/stretching: Not sure what is going on as your question is very vague. If this is in the morning you can try some massage and warm water to get your feet moving. Give us a better question and we can be more helpful to you. ...Read more

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What causes "spurrs" in feet?

What causes "spurrs" in feet?

Depends: On where spur forms. Heel spurs form from excessive tension on attachment of either plantar fascia or tendons that attach there: usually from inadequate foot support or tight structures. Other spurs form from excessive pressure causing bone to bleed and form spur. Some times an injury can cause a spur to form. ...Read more

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Do feet get smaller with age?

Do feet get smaller with age?

Unlikely: Bones are pretty stable, but swelling can be a confusing situation that can look bigger or smaller. ...Read more