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Can a foot arch fracture aggrivate plantar facsi?

Can a foot arch fracture aggrivate plantar facsi?

Absolutely: The plantar fascia ligament plays an important part of the foot arch structure as do the bones. If you fracture a bone considered part of the arch then it could place more stress on the plantar fascia ligament for support. See a podiatrist for evaluation and treatment if you have this issue. ...Read more

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Best way to remove athletes foot and nail fungus on toes?

Best way to remove athletes foot and nail fungus on toes?

Different treatments: Athlete's foot is a superficial fungal infection between the toes usually and presents as a very itchy rash. It can be easily treated with a topical antifungal medication. Onychomycosis, or fungus on toenail is much harder to treat. Typically oral antifungal medications are best to treat. There can be significant side effects with these medications so it is imprortant to make correct diagnosis ...Read more

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Peeling on back of toes, rough soles. Athletes foot? After washing or rubbing athletes foot in they're a bit sore/sensitive. Think it's athletes foot.

Peeling on back of toes, rough soles. Athletes foot? After washing or rubbing athletes foot in they're a bit sore/sensitive. Think it's athletes foot.

Possibly: Tinea pedis can be associated with peeling and itching but is often in moist places as between your toes. There are over the counter powders and sprays that might help. Make sure you are using cotton socks and you may want to change your sneakers. Let your doctor have a look. ...Read more

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I have plantar fasciitis and spur at ball of my foot. New orthotics have an arch and I walk flat footed. Foot feels bruised. Try to adapt? Damaging?

I have plantar fasciitis and spur at ball of my foot. New orthotics have an arch and I walk flat footed. Foot feels bruised. Try to adapt? Damaging?

Give it time: If you have just started wearing the orthotics, your foot may just need more time. Just like anything new, start slowly. Meaning, wear the orthotics in short durations and build from there. If the foot does not come around quickly, see a doctor to check the fit of the orthotic. ...Read more

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I'm scaeed. Can plantar warts indicate foot melanoma?

I'm scaeed. Can plantar warts indicate foot melanoma?

No: Plantar warts do not cause melanoma. However melanoma can develop on the soles of your hands and feet. See your dermatologist to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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1-must wear straight shoe lasts for overpronation & flat feet? 2-can sneakers have mesh and leather tops?

1-must wear straight shoe lasts for overpronation & flat feet? 2-can sneakers have mesh and leather tops?

??: Not so much a straight last as much as a last of some kind / cheaper shoes may look ok but if you can bend the shoe easily at the heel-forefoot junction then this is not a good shoe for you a good shoe with a last coupled with a good otc or custom made orthotic is the ticket as long as the construction is of reasonable quality what the upper is made from is not too much of an issue. ...Read more

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2.5 cm cut, top of foot below big toe, 6 stiches. Hallucis longus tendon was partially cut, wearing a cam boot. Is it ok to be on feet 5 hours?

2.5 cm cut, top of foot below big toe, 6 stiches. Hallucis longus tendon was partially cut, wearing a cam boot. Is it ok to be on feet 5 hours?

Don't even ask.: This is an example of one of those hypotheticals that that surgeons are expected to have an answer for without knowing all the details. After practicing for almost forty years, my answer has never wavered. "If you have to ask, the answer is NO." ...Read more

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Change to sandals if callus on toe from shoes?

Change to sandals if callus on toe from shoes?

Depends on the cause: Many things can cause calluses. Some reasons that one may develop a callus include: viral infections (warts), friction, pressure, repedetive trauma, and a limitation of joint motion. Some genetic conditions may also cause people to develop calluses on the hands and the feet. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Which jordan shoe is perfect for flat feet or bunions?

Which jordan shoe is perfect for flat feet or bunions?

None: Most basketballs shoes don't come with adequate support. Make sure the shoes are comfortable and you can fit an extra support to help improve foot function. Dr l. ...Read more

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Any ideas on where i can buy a metal and leather AFO (ankle foot orthosis brace) ?

Any ideas on where i can buy a metal and leather AFO (ankle foot orthosis brace) ?

DME supplier: There are many DME (durable medical equipment) suppliers in CA. However, I recommend you see a qualified specialist (podiatrist or orthopedist) for evaluation and prescription for the correct brace. They can give you guidance on the best place to have it made and in many cases they can have the brace made for you. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of foot and toe nail fungus/athletes foot?

How can I get rid of foot and toe nail fungus/athletes foot?

Different options: In order from least to most effective: Topical antifungals, oral antifungals, laser treatment (only for toe nails). ...Read more

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Broke big toe on 8/12. Detached toenail. Skin is falling off in sheets from ALL toes on the foot. No cast. Walking boot,now surgical shoe. Why?

Broke big toe on 8/12. Detached toenail. Skin is falling off in sheets from ALL toes on the foot. No cast. Walking boot,now surgical shoe. Why?

Quit Sloughing off.: Skin sloughing, particularly after a period of immobilization and departure from one's daily bathing routine, is almost a given when the immobilization and swelling end. Layers of dead skin cells that are normally sloughed during one's daily routine have piled up and are revealed as these skin "sheets". One can only imagine how much skin is shedded daily by your body daily. ...Read more

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Second toe hurts to touch and wear shoes. Is it fungus or ingrown toenail?

Second toe hurts to touch and wear shoes. Is it fungus or ingrown toenail?

Nail injury: Most of the toenail fungus cases are not painful, just ugly! Suspect ingrown nail, trauma or local infection causing that kind of issue. ...Read more

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I have heel spurs(plantar fasciitis ). Would surgery completely eliminate it?

I have heel spurs(plantar fasciitis ). Would surgery completely eliminate it?

Last resort: Normally this is a last resort since this is caused by improper biomechanical support. Injections, taping, orthotics and stretching exercises are often successful. Surgery to remove spur and release tension on plantar fascia can be considered if other measures do not work. Diagnosis should be re-evaluated first. Surgery if often but not always successful. ...Read more

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Is tiger balm good for foot corn removal?

Is tiger balm good for foot corn removal?

I do not believe: So, file with an emory board and apply moisturizer. See a podiatrist who can offer you a more permenant solution. ...Read more

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Use orthotic 4 bunion/overpronation.Sneakers r on a platform, entire sole raised above the ground. Does this make the sneaker heel too hi?

Use orthotic 4 bunion/overpronation.Sneakers r on a platform, entire sole raised above the ground. Does this make the sneaker heel too hi?

Sneaker: Well , the sole is usually above the ground in any shoe. However , if you mean it functions like a lift , then there is a possibility of it being too high. See your podiatrist and get this situation evaluated. ...Read more

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Best running shoes for flat foot sprinter ?

Best running shoes for flat foot sprinter ?

A good fitting: the internet is full of different ideas of brands of shoes for your foot type and body size. What you need to do is either find a good shoe fitter at a running store and have hem check your foot and try different pairs with arch supports for your foot. Make sure it is comfortable and feels like good support. You can always see a sports medicine physician or a podiatrist who can fit you. ...Read more

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What can I do for corns on my feet?

What can I do for corns on my feet?

Localized thick skin: Many things can cause a thickening of the skin. Causes may include: viral infections (warts), friction, pressure, repetitive trauma, and a limitation of joint motion. Some genetic conditions may also cause people to develop calluses on the hands and the feet. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What can be done to cure foot corns?

Variety of ways: Corns can be formed from several different reasons. I recommend seeing a podiatrist who can help with different treatment options including prescription ointments to custom orthotics. Don't let them go to long without care, they can lead to ulcers. Conservative care include avoiding tight shoes, pressure, friction. Topical creams can help soften but stay away from any medicated pads. ...Read more

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I am having 10 corns on my feet.What should I do?

I am having 10 corns on my feet.What should I do?

See a podiatrist : Who could trim them away and possibly offer you a more permenant solution. They could also confirm that the lesions in question are actually corns and not something else like warts. ...Read more

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What might cause foot corns and how it can be treated in allopathy?

What might cause foot corns and how it can be treated in allopathy?

Corns: Corns can be formed from several different reasons. Most common is from friction or increase pressure points. Make sure to evaluate your shoes. Old shoes need to be replaced. I recommend seeing a podiatrist who can help with different treatment options including prescription ointments to custom orthotics. Don't let them go to long without care, they can lead to ulcers. ...Read more

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Can corns on feet be frozen off?

Can corns on feet be frozen off?

No: If it is indeed a corn, no. It will recur. If it's something else, like a wart, freezing is one option. Regards, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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How to remove corns on your feet?

How to remove corns on your feet?

Other than just corn: There are also underlying biomechanics problems associate with joint alignment. I.E. Hammertoe deformity. If the conservative treatments attempts are not helping you should seek an evaluation by podiatrist for recommendation. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat corns on your feet?

What is the best way to treat corns on your feet?

Depends....: Treatments for corns can range from conservative to operative. If an operation is needed the correct operation is based on the character and what is causing the corns. You may want to see an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon: www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies for corns on your feet?

What are some good home remedies for corns on your feet?

Friction: Corns normally come from rubbing and friction. Shaving them down normally provides temporary relief only. Longer lasting relief can be accomplished by eliminating the rubbing against a shoe with padding or shoe changes and sometimes even surgical repair of the toe so it doesn't rub anymore. ...Read more

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For how long does it takes for corns on feet to go away.?

Corns: Corns are usually the result of bony irritation of the skin against shoes, other toes or the ground. If it is truly a corn (could be other things) it will not go away until the pressure causing it is resolved. This may mean change of shoes, padding around the site or surgery to correct the deformity causing the corn. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of corns (feet)?

How can I get rid of corns (feet)?

PERMANENT SOLUTION: "Get rid of?" You're seeking a permanent solution? Depending upon the cause, surgery can be performed; for instance, if crooked toes are causing the corns, the toes can be surgically straightened. Consult a podiatrist to see if you are a surgical candidate; not everyone is. Sincerely, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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How can you get rid of corns on your feet?

Corns: Modify your shoegear so there is decreased pressure on the toes or have surgery to remove the enlarged portion of bone causing the problem. ...Read more

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How do I treat corns/ callous under my feet?

How do I treat corns/ callous under my feet?

Severall things: First get some very good shoes and ones the right size and with very good support. Next, treat the corn and calluses with softening agents and wear padding over the areas in question. Next use an apporpriate emory, rasp, drimmel, or other device to pare, currette or file down the hard lesions. You may need special orthotics and to see a foot/ankle orthopedist or podiatrist. Correct defects. ...Read more

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I've corns on feet. How to get rid of these?

Podiatrist visit: They need to be debridement painlessly. Shoes that are a bit tight may be the cause coupled with imperfect toes which are all too common ...Read more

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What can you do to get rid of corns on feet?

What can you do to get rid of corns on feet?

Depends....: Treatments for corns can range from conservative to operative. If an operation is needed the correct operation is based on the character and what is causing the corns. You may want to see an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon: www.Orthodoc.Aaos.Org/footankle. ...Read more

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How to remove corns and calluses on your feet?

How to remove corns and calluses on your feet?

Calluses: Corns/calluses form from friction against the skin, but also moisture is needed. On top of changing shoes and socks, try moisture control by using spray deodorant on your feet. This helps decrease moisture. Also file them down daily in the shower or use vicks vapor rub to soften them up. Lastly, off-load the areas to take pressure off and prevent reformation. Hope this helps! good lucks! ...Read more

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How can you get rid of painful corns on your feet?

How can you get rid of painful corns on your feet?

File them : Carefully. Keep in mind there are usually bony prominences if on toes an d these can be surgically repaired. ...Read more

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How can you quickly get rid of corns on your feet?

See below: Immediate but temporary relief is obtained by trimming or debriding corn. Removing the causative pressure will elilinate problem. This may be accomplished with padding, better fitting shoes or surgery to correct deformity or remove boney prominence which is causing problem. ...Read more

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What can cause the painful corns on our toes and feet?

What can cause the painful corns on our toes and feet?

Corns: Corns appear both on the top of a toe joint as well as between the toes. The contracture of the toes is usually biomechanical in nature. The between the toes corns are also caused by biomechanics as well as malalignment of the toes with resulting boney spurring. Xrays and an exam by a podiatrist will answer your questions and give you the help you seek. Good luck ! ...Read more

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How can I safely remove corns from the bottom of foot?

How can I safely remove corns from the bottom of foot?

Corns: Corns are essentially focal areas of dry, thick, calloused skin. Otc corn pads use salicylic acid to dissolve them away. Also use of a foot file or pumice stone can help mechanically remove them. May want to see your doctor to make sure they are not plantar warts--they can resemble a corn. ...Read more

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