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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?

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

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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How to communicate black toe syndrome?

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 more

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Can you tell me what the orthapedic syndrome is called when an adult is knocked kneed and pigeon toed?

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

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Is there anything similar to Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, but occurring on the 4th and 5th toe up to below the knee?

Is there anything similar to Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, but occurring on the 4th and 5th toe up to below the knee?

Yes: There are all sorts of nerve entrapment syndromes. An NCV exam is sometimes helpful in sorting out where the problem lies if the physical exam does not give you an answer. ...Read more

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What are ways to cope with severe raynaud's syndrome (lack of blood flow to fingers and toes)?

What are ways to cope with severe raynaud's syndrome (lack of blood flow to fingers and toes)?

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 more

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Does sjogren's syndrome cause sweating? I'm feeling a warmth/heat coming out of my body. But my toes and feet are always cold. Suggestions?

Does sjogren's syndrome cause sweating? I'm feeling a warmth/heat coming out of my body. But my toes and feet are always cold. Suggestions?

Not likely: Sjogren's Syndrome can affect any of the body's glands, including those that secrete sweat, saliva and oil. This means that the symptoms of Sjögren's syndrome are mainly due to dryness and lack of gland secretion. ...Read more

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