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I have raynauds. What is the big deal?

I have raynauds. What is the big deal?

Are you sure: Raynaud's is related to the contraction of the vessels in the fingers, toes in response to cold or stress or both. In can also occur in internal vessels like those to the heart or the kidney. All of these can be a big deal and can lead to blocked vessels in the fingers = gangrene; heart or kidney = damage. Why you have raynaud's is important to these outcomes. You need this diagnosed. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Miller
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Raynaud's Disease (Definition)

It is vascular spasm in the fingers, toes, and can even involves the nose and ears and internal organs the blood vessels of the heart or kidneys in response to cold or stress causing the external elements especially the fingers, toes to turn white. Blue and red can also occur but I like to Emphasize if not white I can not be clear. Others ...Read more


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What do you think is wrong with my foot? There is a bump between two toes.

What do you think is wrong with my foot? There is a bump between two toes.

Toe Bump: Bumps between toes can be any number of issues, callous, warts, a cyst, tumor and many more... It is best to visit a specialist and get it examined.... ...Read more

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It looks like I might have hyperthyroid how big of a deal is this really? Apart from PMS like symptoms and major weight loss what is so bad about it?

It looks like I might have hyperthyroid how big of a deal is this really? Apart from PMS like symptoms and major weight loss what is so bad about it?

Hyperthyroid?: Can have many symptoms that need treatment . Some it and not all r thew following:goiter( visibly enlarged thyroid gland). Heat intolerance;, difficulty concentrating; fatigue , frequent bowel movement; increased appetite; increased sweating; nervousness., restlessness...It is defiantly worth to see u pcp or an endocrinologist for it, . ...Read more

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My poop is so big it tears my butt how the heck do I deal with this problem...

My poop is so big it tears my butt how the heck do I deal with this problem...

You have a : Fissure from large caliber dry hard stool. Drink 80-100oz caffeine fee alcohol free fluid daily. It will take several weeks for the stools to get less damaging. Then you must maintain the hi fluid intake ...Read more

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What to do if I have no clue how ive done this but my big toe and the extensor hallucis longus - there is a bit of my foot where aparently its the 1st metatarsal?

What to do if I have no clue how ive done this but my big toe and the extensor hallucis longus - there is a bit of my foot where aparently its the 1st metatarsal?

Big toe and ehl: I'm sorry , but your question really makes no sense . The ehl tendon runs on top of the first metatarsal for all humans and inserts just before the growth center of the nail on the hallux . ...Read more

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This is annoying, so I have to ask. My fingers and toes are always cold no matter how hot it is. What is wrong with me?

This is annoying, so I have to ask. My fingers and toes are always cold no matter how hot it is. What is wrong with me?

Rayanauds: Is a possibility. This is when the small blood vessels can go into vasospasm. This could be an entity by itself or associated with another disease process. ...Read more

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Hello ,how are u ......? my question is i have a problem of skin fangs the area of my neck ....so what is the medicine doctor

Hello ,how are u ......? my question is i have a problem of skin fangs the area of my neck ....so what is the medicine doctor

I have not: heard of 'skin fangs', but am familiar with skin tags and those are easily excised in the office under local anesthesia, ...Read more

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What is dislocated shoulder? Why is it such a big deal?

What is dislocated shoulder? Why is it such a big deal?

Instability: Shoulder dislocations are really only a problem when they become recurrent. Many individuals experiencing dislocation for the 1st time can recover fully after this event with restoration of strength and motion. However the younger the individual the more likely this will become a recurrent problem requiring surgical stabilization, especially in the young athlete involved in collision sports. ...Read more

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What to do if I have that annoying pain of a hang nail, my nailbed is all red and hot and it's really painful! what is the best way to treat a hang nail?

What to do if I have that annoying pain of a hang nail, my nailbed is all red and hot and it's really painful! what is the best way to treat a hang nail?

See dr: If it is red and hot you likely have an infection and are in need of an oral antibiotic. tHe hanging part can be successfully tried by the doctor without any pain. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain in the right big toe? Is it gout?

What can I do for this pain in the right big toe? Is it gout?

Many possibilites: Cause of pain may include tight shoes, gout, sprain, bursitis, fracture, contusion, neuritis, but of course there are a multitude of other possibilities. Things that may help minimize your pain include: wearing shoes with a wider toe box, padding or strapping, oral nsaids. Get the feet inspected by a professional to determine the cause of the problem, as treatment varies depending on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I don't know what the painful yellow blob on the roof of my mouth is. Please help, I have no idea what it is or how to treat it.?

I don't know what the painful yellow blob on the roof of my mouth is. Please help, I have no idea what it is or how to treat it.?

The answer is...: Hard to tell without more history and a brief exam. It could be a simple pizza burn or a complex dental problem, and many things in between. Best to consult your dentist or family physician to get an accurate answer. ...Read more

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I have a recurring issue of an ingrown toenail on the big toes of my feet. What options are there to fix this?

I have a recurring issue of an ingrown toenail on the big toes of my feet. What options are there to fix this?

Shoes or foot type: if your toenail is chronically ingrown. You may have flat feet or your shoes may not give u enough room. Pointy shoes do come with their challenges. I would advise you go to a podiatrist so they can discuss the possible causes ...Read more

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I have a badly ingrown fingernail that is causing me a lot of pain. Home treatment is not working so what type of dr do I see to have it cut out?

I have a badly ingrown fingernail that is causing me a lot of pain. Home treatment is not working so what type of dr do I see to have it cut out?

Any reputable: Urgent care center with a physician or the "fast track" area of your local ed. Keep in mind that if it is not abscessed you may only receive analgesics and antibiotics which many times are successful. Trust the physician examing you as the least invasive option that works is the best. ...Read more

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Help please, my doctors think I have cryoglobulinemia that is linked with amyloidosis. What is the cause of this?

Help please, my doctors think I have cryoglobulinemia that is linked with amyloidosis. What is the cause of this?

3 broad : Cryoglobulinemia associated with amyloid is generally due to 1 of 3 causes: 1: an immune blood cell disorder (such as multiple myeloma) 2: an infection ( like hepatitis C) or 3: a "connective tissue" immune disorder such as lupus. Therapy is quite specific for each cause. You should talk with your MD to determine which type of specialist might be needed to clarify the exact cause and best Rx. ...Read more

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I Have A Piece Of Skin In My Vagina That I Believe Is A Enlarged Blood Vessel , Its Very Sore , How Do I Get Rid Of It ? Is There Anyway To Ease Pain?

I Have A Piece Of Skin In My Vagina That I Believe Is A Enlarged Blood Vessel , Its Very Sore , How Do I Get Rid Of It ? Is There Anyway To Ease Pain?

See a GYN MD: Please go see a GYN MD for this problem and don't take the matter into your own hands. If it is a blood vessel, copious bleeding will result if you "interrupt" it without clinical care. ...Read more

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I have a gap between my big toe and second toe, and my parents believe it is getting wider is there something I can buy to fix it without surgery?

I have a gap between my big toe and second toe, and my parents believe it is getting wider is there something I can buy to fix it without surgery?

Sometimes: this is secondary to a hallux varus. is your big toe straight? or is it deviated? if the condition is not painful, i would not be concerned…. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Raynaud Phenomenon (Definition)

A condition in which some areas of the body feel numb and ...Read more