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Im a teen. How will having corns mess up my health later in life?

Im a teen. How will having corns mess up my health later in life?

Foot discomfort: They won't "mess up your life" but they can cause foot discomfort depending on their size and position. They can certainly make wearing certain types of shoes uncomfortable. Diabetics, however, should have corns and callouses removed or trimmed to prevent further problems. ...Read more

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Would a podiatrist be able to help get rid of corns on your toes? If so would health insurance pay for the service?

Would a podiatrist be able to help get rid of corns on your toes?   If so would health insurance pay for the service?

Yes indeed: Insurance covers surgical correction of the problem...If treated conservatively for temporary relief insurance will usually not cover it and call it routine care..Get it fixed...You will be glad you did... ...Read more

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Im a teen. How will having body dysmorphic disorder mess up my health later in life?

Im a teen. How will having body dysmorphic disorder mess up my health later in life?

Depression anxiety: People with untreated body dysmorphic disorder often suffer from depression and anxiety. If untreated, the severity of your condition may also get worse over time. So, the best advise - get treated now. ...Read more

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Im a teen. How will having pyelonephritis mess up my health later in life?

Im a teen. How will having pyelonephritis mess up my health later in life?

Depends on situation: For some, pyelo is a one time infection that responds to treatment and the patient goes on with a regular life. For many, pyelo is one of the complications of other health issues, like spina bifida, renal tract abnormalities, systemic illness, etc. When part of other issues, it can be recurrent and eventually lead to kidney failure. If so, dialysis or transplant may be in the future. ...Read more

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Im a teen. How will having polycythemia vera mess up my health later in life?

Im a teen. How will having polycythemia vera mess up my health later in life?

No: Generally speaking, pvera dose not imapct a persons long term survival, ie when comparing a group of patients with pv to a group without, survial rates are the same. However, pv and other myeloproliferative disorders are uncommon in your age group and i would be skeptical of the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Im a teen. How will having cavernous sinus thrombosis mess up my health later in life?

Im a teen. How will having cavernous sinus thrombosis mess up my health later in life?

Do not know: Without knowing whether it produced neurologic changes, whether it was unilateral or bilateral, whether other intracranial sinuses were also involved, what the underlying cause and the bacterial etiology it is difficult to predict long-term effects. ...Read more

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I'm curious. What symptoms go along with corns?

I'm curious. What symptoms go along with corns?

Rough hard bump: Usually appears as a rough thick hard bump, can be tender. Tends to occur on tops or sides of toes, bottom of feet in areas where there's rubbing or friction or weight-bearing. ...Read more

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What are corns?

Corns: Thickening of skin over areas of prominence on the tops of the toes. ...Read more

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How are corns treated?

Hammertoes: Corns usually signify that you have hammertoes depending on how severe they are you may need either just shaving of the skin or may need a hammertoe surgery. ...Read more

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