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Blue Toe Syndrome
Is there a condition 'blue toe syndrome'? I have been told that it is an unknown pvd and that the pulse points down the left side of my body are weak?
'blue toe syndrome': Blue (or purple) toe syndrome. The blue (or purple) toe syndrome consists of the development of blue or violaceous discoloration of one or more toes in the absence of obvious trauma, serious cold-induced injury, or disorders producing generalized cyanosis. The major general categories are: (1) decreased arterial flow, (2) impaired venous outflo. ...Read more
Read below: A black toe under the nail may be due to an underlying blood blister and will throb. A black toenail may also be due to a fungus. A black toe in its entirety is usually due to broken blood vessels from trauma to the toe or a fracture of the toe. Your podiatrist should be able to help you with this condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me what the orthapedic syndrome is called when an adult is knocked kneed and pigeon toed?
Genu Valgum : Would describe the knees and either metatarsal adductus or internal tibial torsion could explain the pigeon toes... ...Read more
Is there anything similar to Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, but occurring on the 4th and 5th toe up to below the knee?
If my sciatica (pain all the way to my toes) is from pyformis syndrome or endometiosis andnot my discs, will cortisone to my s1 L5 help me?
Keep warm: Raynaud's syndrome is a spasm of the blood vessels, affecting the hands and feet, usually caused by exposure to cold. It is best to keep the hands and feet warm by wearing multiple thin layers of clothing rather than one bulky layer. Also, avoid anything tight on the feet and hands as this also prevents blood flow. Some people do well with biofeedback training to help control the vessel spasm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer