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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Webbed Toes (Definition)

Webbed toes can be described as having skin connecting two or more toes together. Also known as syndactyly, the skin connection can unite the toes either partially or totally. Syndactyly occurs in about 1:2000 births and usually affects the ...Read more


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Are there treatment guidelines for claw toe?

Are there treatment guidelines for claw toe?

Yes: Claw toes or hammertoes are deformities of the toes due to an imbalance of muscles and tendons of the foot. Initially symptoms may be mild and the contracture of the toe is flexible. If left untreated the deformity can progress to a fixed deformity that is stiff and inflexible. Surgery often involved arthroplasty (removal of the joint) or fusion (arthrodesis) of the joint. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for hammer toes?

What are treatment options for hammer toes?

A variety: They span from conservative (modify shoes, padding, etc.) to surgery. You should consider a visit with your podiatrist for a more detailed and personalized analysis. ...Read more

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Is there an alternative cure for toenail fungus and numbness in feet?

Is there an alternative cure for toenail fungus and numbness in feet?

Yes: In my office we offer laser treatment for fungus nails. It takes three treatments. There is minimal or little pain. The success rate is very high. ...Read more

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What are some treatment methods for broken toes?

What are some treatment methods for broken toes?

Immobilization: Toe strapping and rigid surgical shoe. On occasion if displaced, it may require surgical reduction. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for hammer toe?

What are some treatments for hammer toe?

Surgery: The treatment for hammer toe is surgery, that is only treatment that can correct it, but for symptomatic treatment to relieve pain and discomfort you can try wearing roomy footwear, using pads and supports in your shoe, and doing toe exercises. ...Read more

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What treatment is available for finger contraction in severe rheumatoid arthritis. Is urgent treatment needed for fingers contracted over 12 hrs?

What treatment is available for finger contraction in severe rheumatoid arthritis.  Is urgent treatment needed for fingers contracted over 12 hrs?

Nerve or joint: You may have subluxation of the finger joint or a dislocated joint. The finger problem can also be due to abnormal pull of a tendon that has slipped. Hopefully that there is no nerve paralysis causing your finger deformity. Yes you should see your rheumatologist as soon as possible who may refer you to an occupational therapist. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for inward grown toenail?

Is there any treatment for inward grown toenail?

Simple procedure: Sometime the edge can be cut back. Sometimes anesthesia is used and then the edge is cut away & cauterized to stop regrowth. ...Read more

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Are there any new treatment options for triphalangeal thumbs?

Are there any new treatment options for triphalangeal thumbs?

Recent publication: I'm not a hand surgeon but i see you've been waiting for awhile so i did a pubmed search and found a journal article from 2013 describing an alternative treatment: triphalangeal thumb with polydactyly: an alternative surgical method. Ozturk mb et al., . J hand microsurg. 2013 jun;5(1):20-3.I recommend you discuss this with your hand surgeon to see what your options are--not much published recently. ...Read more

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Is there any topical treatment for toe nail fungus, thickening and discolored toenails ?

Is there any topical treatment for toe nail fungus, thickening and discolored toenails ?

Fungus: Agreed - first be sure it is fungus . With a black light fungus will fluoresce. I use a laser with good success (80-85%). ...Read more

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What are the best remedies for toe nail fungus?

What are the best remedies for toe nail fungus?

Terbinafine: It is an antifungal medication that has a good track record for the most common nail infections. It is tolerated well, affordable and generally effective. This medicine is by prescription, so ask your podiatrist for one. Simple blood tests to rule out liver problems are commonly performed. If you have a history of liver disease or take certain medications, other options might be better for you. ...Read more

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What are the diagnosis and cpt procedure codes for laser treatment of toenail fungus?

No CPT: The diagnosis code for nail fungus is 110.1. However i don't know of any cpt code for toenail laser treatment. It is a non covered service which is non reimbursable by insurance. ...Read more

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Is nail polish remover an acceptable treatment for the cold sore?

Is nail polish remover an acceptable treatment for the cold sore?

???: I have not heard of using nail polish remover on cold sores. I would avoid trying this unless you are provided with information that supports this practice from a reliable source (i.e., your physician). ...Read more

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Help doctors! what're the treatment options for raynaud's?

Help doctors! what're the treatment options for raynaud's?

See details. : The basic treatment is to minimize cold exposure. The front line medical therapy is calcium channel blockers, especially nifedipine. If these fail erectile dysfunction meds such as a form of viagra (sildenafil) can be very effective. For severe cases other options are available. ...Read more

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What treatments are available for fungal toe nail?

What treatments are available for fungal toe nail?

Nail Laser: Treatments effective for fungal nails include cutera nail laser or similar laser. The use of a topical anti fungal such as formula 3 (20 percent effective) with finally use of the steri shoe for sterilization of shoe gear. The three treatments together is the most effective treatment with the safest parameters for patients. Lastly oral anti fungal can be used but can have serious liver side effect. ...Read more

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Any tips for taking care of an ingrowing toe nail?

Depends on severity: This would depend on the severity, how long it has been a problem, and if it is infected. If this is mild and only been bothering you a week may resolve with soaking your foot in warm water. If there is pus you may want to see a doctor. A podiatrist (foot doctor) and some family medicine doctors can remove part of or all the nail if needed. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for webbed toes?

See below: If there is no pain or problem i would do nothing. The only treatment would be surgery to take the toes apart. ...Read more

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What can be done about webbed toes?

What can be done about webbed toes?

See your doctor: 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

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Syndactyly - webbed feet, has anyone had the operation to separate two webbed toes?

Syndactyly - webbed feet, has anyone had the operation to separate two webbed toes?

syndactyly: There really are more problems with the surgery unless you are in unremitting pain and nothing else has helped. Proceed with caution. ...Read more

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Why some people have webbed toes?

Why some people have webbed toes?

Heredity: Webbed toes are usually an inherited trait. It is usually not a problem for the person who has this trait. ...Read more

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What could webbed toes in a man mean?

He was born that way: This is very common and it happens a lot. It usually means that someone else in his family has had this problem as well. It really does not mean much and it can be fixed rather easily with a skin flap. ...Read more

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How come some people have webbed toes?

Genetic: This is considered to be genetic and tends to run in families. Generally a cosmetic concern rather than a functional concern, there are in fact procedures to un-web (or desyndactylize) the toes. ...Read more

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Can webbed toes affect mental capacity?

I don't think so: I have never seen any studies on this subject. I do not see any connection. On the bright side "urban legend" says that people who have a longer 2nd toe (morton's foot) are more intelligent. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Webbed toes?

What is the definition or description of: Webbed toes?

Two toes connected.: Webbed toes can be described as having skin connecting two or more toes together. Also known as syndactyly, the skin connection can unite the toes either partially or totally. Syndactyly occurs in about 1:2000 births and usually affects the 2nd and 3rd toes. ...Read more

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Should I get surgery for my webbed toes?

Depends: This is generally a cosmetic problem and is not usually one that causes issues with gait nor is it often the source of pain. This is a procedure that while common place, does have some inherent risks such as flap necrosis. Consult with a surgeon that performs to consider all risks and benefits. ...Read more

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What do webbed toes and fingers look like?

What do webbed toes and fingers look like?

Like this: They usually do not pose a problem in the feet, and it is not that unusual to be seen. The degree of webbing can be more or less than the picture here shows. ...Read more

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What causes the condition "webbed feet" & "webbed toes"?

Webbing of toes: Incomplete separation and differentiation of the toes during gestation is the cause. It can be corrected surgically if indicated. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a phobia of webbed toes called?

Words for everything: Can you believe it? There is a word that may come close: lutraphobia others seem to have it, so if you do - you're not alone. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-507472/scared--you-lutraphobic.html some fear seeing them, others getting them, sounds easy to avoid and/or unlikely. So, things could be worse, right? ...Read more

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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