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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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Big toe pain where the nail meets the skin hurts on the side hurts if anything touches it like wearing a sneaker or sock doesn't feel like a hang nail?

Ingrown toenail: Unfortunately it sounds like an ingrown toenail. Look for redness, warmth, pain and drainage. If their is drainage, what color is it? You should see a foot and ankle specialist and remove the offending nail border. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of fungus under the nail of my big toe?

How can I get rid of fungus under the nail of my big toe?

Many treatments: There are otc meds, prescription meds, surgery, laser treatment. Another words, there is no definitive treatment. ...Read more

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Annoying nail fungus on big toe. Any remedies to get rid of it?

Annoying nail fungus on big toe. Any remedies to get rid of it?

Many ways: Topical solutions, oral medications, laser treatments, surgical removal, homeopathic remedies, etc. The most used treatment is oral Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets once daily for 90 days. See a podiatrist for what may be best for your specific needs and expectations. ...Read more

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How do youget rid of fungus under the nail of your big toe?

How do youget rid of fungus under the nail of your big toe?

Usually a pill: Toenails are hard to clear up. An oral anti-fungal pill is usually the most effective. There are also paint-on products like penlac (ciclopirox). Some people can clear it using vick's vapo rub. All of these take months to do the job. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of numbness in big toe?

Find cause: Could be from past injury, tight soes and many others. Would see podiatrist who may order a test to see what cause is then give options to treat. Bunions can cause numbness too. ...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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I have a small cut from me pulling a hang nail it bled early in the day but stopped is it possible to get HIV from touching damp pants with sperm.

I have a small cut from me pulling a hang nail it bled early in the day but stopped is it possible to get HIV from touching damp pants with sperm.

Unlikely: but not impossible. This is a low risk exposure, but probably worth getting tested. Get an HIV titer drawn in 6 weeks to be sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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CRPS- L foot-infected toenail. Nail removed, nail bed not destroyed -still infected. Could dr/podiatrist treat nail bed now to get rid of infection?

CRPS- L foot-infected toenail. Nail  removed, nail bed not destroyed -still infected. Could dr/podiatrist treat nail bed now to get rid of infection?

Infected nail: Yes. It should rather straight forward to now treat the infection. in the interim soak in salt water and white vinegar. Three tablespoons each , warm water for 5-7minutesuntil you see the doctor ...Read more

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How to get rid of a fungus infection in your foot, in the nails? what does it mean when its red? im going to ask for a referral to a foot doctor

How to get rid of a fungus infection in your foot, in the nails? what does it mean when its red? im going to ask for a referral to a foot doctor

Good plan: It is a good plan to seek out a podiatrist for this problem . Fungal infections of the nails and feet are common and there are significant remedies that a podiatrist can help you with. ...Read more

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What is the cure to get rid of hand foot and mouth blisters?

What is the cure to get rid of hand foot and mouth blisters?

Time: Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is caused by the coxsackievirus a16 most often and occasionally by other viruses. There is no cure. It is usually a mild illness with or without fever. The blister like rash will likely resolve in about 1 week on their own. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of trench foot?

What's the best treatment to get rid of trench foot?

Oral abitfungals: The skin needs tp be cultured to determine if there is mixed infection with bacteria and fungus. This requires local treatment with compresses to remove dead skon as well as oral antifungals and possible oral antibiotics. It amy even require intravenous medications to clear infection amd minimize permanent damage. ...Read more

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Bunionette on left foot- painful to walk, wear shoes. Treatment options? Is surgery only way to get rid of it for good?

Mostly shoes..: Relief from the pain caused by a bunionette is based on the severeness of the bunionette deformity. Milder deformities can usually be successfully treated with a shoe style change or by wearing an accomodative type pad attached to the skin. As the severity increases, the need for surgical correction becomes a more suitable answer. Consult with a Healthtap specialist for a more directed answer. ...Read more

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Callus under palm of foot i've gotten pedicures, and i continue to trim down the callus and it continues to bring pain in my foot about 2 weeks after the treatment. Is there anything i can do to get rid of it, or what am i doing wrong?

Callus under palm of foot i've gotten pedicures, and i continue to trim down the callus and it continues to bring pain in my foot about 2 weeks after the treatment.  Is there anything i can do to get rid of it, or what am i doing wrong?

NEED FOR CUSHION!: Most shoes aren't always what is bad, usually it's the crummy insoles they come with! there are many possibe reasons that you may have pain in the foot, but try cushioning arch supports like spenco polysorb cross-trainers(http://www.Spenco.Com/products/footcare/poly-sorb). If these don't help, see a podiatrist.... Surgery may help too, depending on a accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of hand foot and mouth blisters? How long do they usually stay around?

How do you get rid of hand foot and mouth blisters?  How long do they usually stay around?

See Below: They only go away naturally. You can not "get rid of them" antibiotics do not help. Up to 7-10 days before resolution. ...Read more

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I got a piece of open skin (hang nail that has blood marks - could it be microscopic tears?). Touched sperm. Hiv?

I got a piece of open skin (hang nail that has blood marks - could it be microscopic tears?). Touched sperm. Hiv?

Very unlikely: Even a hangnail is covered with fibrin; this is why it's not dripping blood. If this is troubling you, or there's some other issue, give your personal physician a phone call. We're here to help, and we're not going to judge anybody -- we're heard it all before. You're almost a grown man. It's good that you're health-conscious but you can't be a cripple of unfounded fears, especially about loving. ...Read more