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Foot And Ankle Conditions In Children
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
I think I broke m ankle I don't know what to do and I can't go to a doctor I have 2 small children and I am in extreme pain?
Go to ER: There is noting we can do over the internet. ...Read more
Male 38. Don't want children ever (ankle biting monsters). Thinking of having a vasectomy. Are there any risks? Anything I should know?
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
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
"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
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
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
Is it transient synovitis a common cause of knee and foot pain one week after a cold 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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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?
My knees and ankles are hurting due to flat feet, overpronation and old injuries. Is there a way to treat all of these conditions?
Sure: Seek out a sports podiatrist who can explain to you a treatment plan to strengthen your entire kinetic chain. ...Read more
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
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
Does being on a cereal and wheat free high protein diet help wiith tendon issues in knee and chronic pain in feet ankle all long-standing conditions?
No: No reported medical research supporting this.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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