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Doctor insights on: Foot And Ankle Conditions In Children

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For centuries children and adults did ok treating broken ankle with home remedies. Why can't i?

For centuries children and adults did ok treating broken ankle with home remedies. Why can't i?

You are Incorrect !!: Some people will heal with compression, splinting and ice. But some people are permanantly impaired without proper casting or surgery if needed. You are misinformed if you believe everyone with broken ankles healed without any problems, before the onset of modern medicine. If you wish to gamble......? ...Read more

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Male 38. Don't want children ever (ankle biting monsters). Thinking of having a vasectomy. Are there any risks? Anything I should know?

Male 38. Don't want children ever (ankle biting monsters). Thinking of having a vasectomy. Are there any risks? Anything I should know?

Permanent: Is permanent, and it is possible To get someone pregnant even after I vasectomy for a short period. You need at least 20 ejaculations after vasectomy and make sure to test for lack of sperm before resuming unprotected sexual intercourse. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How can I lift butt and hips and small waist without surgery? And I have 5 children the three children came with operation. I done operation of ankle

How can I lift butt and hips and small waist without surgery? And I have 5 children the three children came with operation. I done operation of ankle

Excercise: You can so many types of excercise, especially squats and sit ups and lie on you back with knees bent and push your behind up and down with a tight stomache. Consider going to an excercise class where the instructor can demonstrate. ...Read more

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Is clonus when awake more dangerous than when asleep in children?14months son w/ good millestone have 2-3beats ankle clonus in both ankle, asleep&awake

Is clonus when awake more dangerous than when asleep in children?14months son w/ good millestone have 2-3beats ankle clonus in both ankle, asleep&awake

Normal: Normal And again normal in the setting of normal development milestones etc.
Ask your Pediatric Health Professional to relieve your anxiety about this (which by the wau is often accompanied by a pronounced "startle' effect...
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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What can cause foot pain in young children?

What can cause foot pain in young children?

"growing pains"? : Sometimes, children get pain in bones that have not yet closed or fully formed. I.E. Pain to the heel in a child is often a condition called calcaneal apophysitis or sever's disease. It is a benign problem and usually self limiting. Rest and ice help it. (there are other causes this being a more common one.). ...Read more

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Can footwear help or hinder children's foot health?

Can footwear help or hinder children's foot health?

Interesting: For children with normal feet, there isn't much evidence that there is anything better than running barefoot (assuming that it's warm enough and there aren't any sharp objects.) Normal children don't need special arch supports. Hard soled shoes don't make it easier to walk and probably make it harder. The best advice is to avoid buying shoes that are too small. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of athletes foot in children 3 & 4 yrs?

How can you get rid of athletes foot in children 3 & 4 yrs?

Antifungal creams: Tinea pedis, or athlete's foot, is caused by a fungus (often by t. Rubrum fungus) that can be on locker room floors or other people's footwear. If the fungus is able to take hold on the skin cells and start growing, one will get the athlete's foot rash. Tinea pedis should be treated to relieve symptoms and also to prevent it from spreading to the toenails. Lotrimin (clotrimazole) af cream works for all ages. ...Read more

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Is it transient synovitis a common cause of knee and foot pain one week after a cold in children?

Is it transient synovitis a common cause of knee and foot pain one week after a cold in children?

Synovitis: Yes, it is but you should have your child examined to be sure it is in fact synovitis and not a more serious infection ...Read more

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Would the symptoms of hand foot and mouth disease be the same for adults as in children?

Would the symptoms of hand foot and mouth disease be the same for adults as in children?

Yes it can.: Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common viral illness that usually affects infants and children younger than 5 years old. However, it can sometimes occur in adults. Symptoms of hand, foot, and mouth disease include fever, blister-like sores in the mouth (herpangina), and a skin rash. Hand, foot, and mouth disease is caused by viruses that belong to the enterovirus genus (group). This group of vir. ...Read more

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My children is 3 years old she is alway tired and she said foot ache and alway his body is hot and angry alway hair is weet what's reason please help?

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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My children is 3 years old she is alway tired and she said foot ache and alway his body is hot and angry alway hair is weet what's reason please help?

See doctor: This is not normal. Conditions such as malabsorption of nutrients, anemia, infection, heart disease, thyroid disease, immune defect, etc need be ruled out. She needs prompt medical attention. ...Read more

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My 14 month old was diagnosed with hand, foot, and mouth disease should I be concerned? I have 6 children around her as well. Should I worry with them?

My 14 month old was diagnosed with hand, foot, and mouth disease should I be concerned? I have 6 children around her as well. Should I worry with them?

Fever/spots/pain: Hfm is a viral infection. Some have fever, localized spots on their wrists & nothing else. Some have terrible mouth sores, spots on wrists/forearms/legs feet & around the bottom & have cramping & loose stools. Most have a mild case as kids and many go unlabled. Few have enough problems they become dehydrated. It is a more cosmetic issue than a threat. They are contagious until fever free. ...Read more

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When hand-foot-mouth is caught by both children and adults, how long does it last?

7-10 days: Hand-foot & mouth disease (hfmd) is a viral illness, most often affecting children, but may also affect adults. Most pnts. Recover in 7-10 days. There are very rarely serious complications, but these can be severe. It is most contagious during the 1st week after exposure, so practice good virual hygiene (wash hands, limits personal contact)>. ...Read more

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My 2 young children have hand foot and mouth disease. Is it harmful to me if I am 7.5 months pregnant?

My 2 young children have hand foot and mouth disease.  Is it harmful to me if I am 7.5 months pregnant?

Should be fine: 95% of kids by age 3 have had this and as high as 99% by the time you get to kindergarten. What that boils down to is you almost 100% have had this and are immune, having antibodies that protect both you and the unborn baby. You have a better chance winning the lottery than coming down with the illness, so don't worry! ...Read more

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Are child care centers suppose to send out notices if children are sent home with hand, foot & mouth disease?

Are child care centers suppose to send out notices if children are sent home with hand, foot & mouth disease?

I don't know what : The official laws are, but I would definitely think so. It is contagious and I would think any contagious medical condition parents should be made aware of. ...Read more

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My dtr was diagnosis with foot mouth dis. She not around children no fever just blister on genital area. Could the dr be wrong. I did not see my usual dr?

My dtr was diagnosis with foot mouth dis. She not around children no fever just blister on genital area. Could the dr be wrong. I did not see my usual dr?

Recheck: Generally hand foot mouth disease has blistering lesions of hands, feet and mouth. Have your daughter rechecked by her regular doctor. ...Read more

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I work with children and have been exposed to hand-foot-and-mouth recently. I have a fever of 101 and muscle aches/ unwell feeling, but no blisters or rash yet. Should I just treat it like a cold, or could hand-foot-mouth present like this in adults?

I work with children and have been exposed to hand-foot-and-mouth recently. I have a fever of 101 and muscle aches/ unwell feeling, but no blisters or rash yet.  Should I just treat it like a cold, or could hand-foot-mouth present like this in adults?

Hand foot: And mouth disease is caused by the coxsackie virus which may only give fever diarrhea or vomiting in adults may or may not give the rash
you should be better in a couple of days
drink more fluids and treat your fever appropiatly ...Read more

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I have ankle pain on my right foot since last week. No conditions, no sprains or anything like this... Pain when rotating and pressure applied.?

I have ankle pain on my right foot since last week. No conditions, no sprains or anything like this... Pain when rotating and pressure applied.?

Unexplained pain: When you have pain somewhere with no obvious explanation — fell, injury, accident — it could be a sign of disease somewhere. Your ankle should be evaluated by a doctor to see if anything significant or worrisome is going on. ...Read more

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What are the conditions to see an ankle/foot orthopedist or a podiatrist. Are there treatment options the orthopedist is not aware of?

Complex anatomy: The ankles and feet are complex structures. Some orthopedic surgeons will treat fractures of the area, but most refer to podiatry, as they are specially trained in this area for all disorders. ...Read more

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How come tissue fluid accumulates at ankles and feet?

How come tissue fluid accumulates at ankles and feet?

Vessel compromise: Vessels have valves that push fluid up to the heart; however, when the valves malfunction then fluid accumulates in the lowest parts of our body (ankles and feet). ...Read more

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What causes your feet and ankle to swell?

What causes your feet and ankle to swell?

Several things: Swelling may result from things such as trauma (fractures, sprains, strains), leaky veins, blood clots, heart failure and certain medications. I would recommend evaluation by you primary care physician or a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Itching feet and ankles?

Athletes foot?: This could represent a fungal infection which can be treated with over the counter Lamisil (terbinafine) cream. If it does not respond it may be a form of e zelma which needs prescription strength treatment, and possibly ultraviolet or excimer laser to relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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In what way can I break my ankle/foot?

In what way can I break my ankle/foot?

Numerous Ways.: There are various ways to break the foot and ankle. ...Read more

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My feet are turning black from ankle down?

My feet are turning black from ankle down?

Black foot: You might have venous stasis dermatitis i.e. Circulation problem involving your veins leading to discoloration. ...Read more

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What could I do to break my ankle or foot?

Are you asking: Asking how to break an ankle or foot? Please re phrase question. ...Read more

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My ankles and the inside of my feet really hurt?

My ankles and the inside of my feet really hurt?

See doc: You need an evaluation by a foot and anke sopecialist or at least an orthopedic surgeon. Bilateral foot and ankle pain can be due to an uderlying arthritic condition, congenital deformities or more commonly an overuse syndrome. ...Read more