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Herbal Treatment For Swollen Ball Of Foot
I have pain in ball of my foot starting from under big toe to the outside edge of ball of foot, are there any home/ natural remedies for this issue?
Any experience with this: http://www.Myfootshop.Com/detail.Asp?Productid=732# for turf toe/spur at ball of foot on bottom? Good?
Anti-inflammatories: Acute gout is best treated with anti-inflammatory medications. Naproxyn, indomethacin, Ibuprofen and many other type drugs work well. Some physicians will use steroid drugs like prednisone. This all depends on your medical history and medicaitons you are on. Colchinine works very wee also but is an older treatment. All have side effects. Not all are comfortable using colchicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of antibiotic is best for a foot infection following treatment for plantar warts? Had cryo liquid nitrogen and canthacur treatment on foot for several plantar warts 2 days previously. The post treatment instructions said to call with any signs
SIGNS OF INFECTION: Cryotherapy for warts can produce blistering, with pain, redness, swelling and a clear drainage. Although these are signs of infection, most likely it is the normal reaction to the freezing. Only by your doctor seeing it will he/she know for sure. Dr. Latva ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What could be responsible for feet pain and medication for relief? Its on the hill of one foot & towards the center of the other foot. Thanks
Depends: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Is there any type of cure or surgery to help with fallen arch flat foot on left foot and. Does it work ? I use orthotics .
Best to Ask & Ask: There is a surgery to correct just about anything that is perceived to be wrong with a foot. Most of the surgeries work pretty well and have a predictably good outcome. Some, well, can have more risk and need to considered thoughtfully. There are several ways to treat a "fallen" arch, your best answer would be to seek several opinions from specialists familiar with the various treatment options. ...Read more
I can feel the beginnings of a hordeolum on my lower left eyelid. Is there any OTC medication for treating it?
Warm soaks: Hot compresses for 5-10 minutes, 3times a day will help treat. There are otc lid scrubs that will help clear the lashes of excess oils and lid debris that can block the oil glands. Antibiotics eye drops are not available without a prescription so an exam by an ophthalmologist is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arch of right foot itched terribly for 2 days. Now there is a quarter size lump on the arch of my foot that is painful to touch and swelling as well in bottom of foot. Causes???
I have tts and a vein in my ankle is swollen. The swollen vein is on inner side of ankle. Wht type of compression socks would help? Lower options?
Compression may not : Work. The tarsal tunnel is most likely arising from an enlarged, varicose vein within the tarsal canal. The tarsal canal holds the posterior tibial artery, vein and nerve, as well as 3 tendons on the inside of the ankle. When there is swelling within the canal, often this swelling compresses the nerve causing your symptoms. If 20-30mm compression stockings don't help, you may need surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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