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Dr. Morris Westfried Dr. Westfried
Dermatology
42 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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My left foot has a imflamated vain?

My left foot has a imflamated vain?

Phlebitis: See doctor. Superficial phlebitis will resolve with Aspirin and heat. However a deeper phlebitis can lead to serious complications. Your primary can examine you and order a doppler exam to rule out deep thrombophlebitis. ...Read more

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Dr. Rohit Keswani
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Muscle Strain (Definition)

Muscle strain, also called a pulled muscle, is a condition where a muscle or its tendon is overstretched and torn leading to pain, decreased range ...Read more


Dr. Daniel Farber Dr. Farber
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
20 years in practice
University of Maryland School of Medicine
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What is my left foot feel like it's on fire?

What is my left foot feel like it's on fire?

Back or neuropathy: This could be due to a pinched nerve in the back or a local nerve injury. Burning pain usually indicates that a nerve is the problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Diane Minich Dr. Minich
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
University of Toledo College of Medicine
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What causes fluid rentention in my left foot?

What causes fluid rentention in my left foot?

Many causes: See your doctor do get this diagnosed. There can be numerous causes. ...Read more

Dr. Albert Pizzo Dr. Pizzo
Family Medicine
56 years in practice
McGill University Faculty of Medicine
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I have pain on the side of my left foot what could it be?

I have pain on the side of my left foot what could it be?

Foot pain: Many possibilities. Probably a shoe problem. If you are running maybe a stress fracture. You need to be examined to check it out. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass Dr. Kass
Podiatry
24 years in practice
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My left foot is cold, why?

My left foot is cold, why?

If you have : One cold foot, see a vascular doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Miller Dr. Miller
Wound care
32 years in practice
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Headache and pain in feets specially left foot?

Different areas: Your question is not an easy one as there are hundreds of reasons for headaches to occur and hundreds of reasons for foot pain. Even when we look at diseases that overlap your complaints, that still leaves a lot of considerations, more than 400 characters can solve. If you are truly concerned, then start with your family doc or good general medical practice so that you get the care you deserve. ...Read more

Dr. Kelvin Barry Sr Dr. Barry Sr
Podiatry
13 years in practice
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
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Dr. Arnold Beresh Dr. Beresh
Podiatry
37 years in practice
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
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Dr. Julian Bragg Dr. Bragg
Neurology
13 years in practice
Emory University School of Medicine
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Why does my left foot drop when I walk?

Why does my left foot drop when I walk?

Many causes: There are many causes for foot drop, including brain injury, spinal cord damage, pinched nerve in the back, pinched nerve at the knee, disruption of the nerve-muscle junction, or muscle damage. A neurologist can help to narrow down possible causes and guide further treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Lisch Dr. Lisch
Podiatry
34 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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Left foot pain at the bottom of my foot in the arch?

Left foot pain at the bottom of my foot in the arch?

Inflammation: This most likely would be plantar fasciitis or a flexor tendonitis. There is also the possiblity of a pinched nerve to the area. The only way to find out for sure is to visit your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Hajnik Dr. Hajnik
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
14 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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Is it normal to have a swollen left foot after a ACL repair?

Is it normal to have a swollen left foot after a ACL repair?

Possibly: Assuming that surgery was performed on your left knee, it is not unusual to have dependent swelling in the same limb. Inform your surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass Dr. Kass
Podiatry
24 years in practice
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What does this black spot on the arch of my left foot signify?

What does this black spot on the arch of my left foot signify?

Can't see it: It can be a benign lesion like a beauty mark or mole. But, any hyperpigmented lesion deserves to be examined by a doctor who can then decide to examine via dermascope (a magnifying lens) or biopsy if they feel warranted. Asymmetry of lesion, irregular borders, color, and diameter size are factors they will examine. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Glusker Dr. Glusker
Neurology
43 years in practice
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
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I have icy tingling in my left arm for months and now left foot?

I have icy tingling in my left arm for months and now left foot?

Progressing tingling: Please consult a neurologist, or at least your family doctor. These symptoms can be caused by problems in the brain or spinal cord, and should not be ignored. ...Read more

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson Dr. Hickerson
Family Medicine
28 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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Left foot two toes itchy and the two toes are purple underneath ?

Left foot two toes itchy and the two toes are purple underneath
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Toe: An itchy toe is commonly caused by fungal problem, however that in itself does not cause the toe to get purple. I would notify your physician about that. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What is this bump on the fourth toe of my left foot? What can it be?

What is this bump on the fourth toe of my left foot? What can it be?

Several things: 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

Dr. Per Freitag Dr. Freitag
Orthopedic Surgery
years in practice
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What type of injection would help Tarsal Tunnel syndrome left foot?

What type of injection would help Tarsal Tunnel syndrome left foot?

Tarsal tunnel inj: the tarsal tunnel in the foot is much like the carpal tunnel in the wrist and should respond to either an injection of a release ...Read more

Dr. Paxton Daniel Dr. Daniel
Radiology
35 years in practice
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
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Pain underside of foot and burning on underside of big toe left foot ?

Jogger's foot?: Entrapment of the medial plantar nerve in the longitudinal arch can cause burning heel pain, aching in the arch, and deficient sensation in the sole of the foot behind the great toe. Long distance valgus running may cause such a disorder in a jogger and the condition usually responds to conservative measures. See a sport medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Newman Dr. Newman
Podiatry
28 years in practice
Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
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I've got a small lump on left foot on top.Is not painful.No swelling.?

I've got a small lump on left foot on top.Is not painful.No swelling.?

A few things: It sounds like it could be a little bursa, ganglionic cyst, lipoma or if it is hard, a bone spur or prominence of bones at the top of the foot. Keep an eye on it. If it gets bigger, painful or shows sign of shoe irritation consider seeing a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass Dr. Kass
Podiatry
24 years in practice
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Two consecutive toes on my left foot have been numb for almost a week.?

Two consecutive toes on my left foot have been numb for almost a week.?

See a podiatrist: There a few reasons one can have numb toes, but, likely, i would look for a neuroma first. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Lisch Dr. Lisch
Podiatry
34 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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What could cause the heel and bottom of my left foot to feel tingly and numb?

What could cause the heel and bottom of my left foot to feel tingly and numb?

Nerve problem: This may be due to a pinched nerve in the heel from excessive pressure to the area or possibly from a pinched nerve in the ankle called tarsal tunnel syndrome. This is very similar to carpal tunnel syndrome in the foot. See your podiatrist for a proper diagnosis and treatment of this condition. ...Read more

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