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Medicine For Rocker Bottom Feet
Rocker Bottom Feet: Rocker Bottom Feet are feet that bend abnormally in the middle of their feet. Once the heel lifts off the ground, the weight should go forward to the ball of the foot. In a rocker bottom foot, the weight can go to the mid foot where is does not belong, breaking that part of the foot down. Rocker Bottom Feet need achilles stretching, protective orthotic devices, and foot strengthening. Dr Blake ...Read more
Rocker Bottom Feet are feet that bend abnormally in the middle of their feet. Once the heel lifts off the ground, the weight should go forward to the ball of the foot. In a rocker bottom foot, the weight can go to the mid foot where is does not belong, breaking that part of the foot down. Rocker Bottom Feet need achilles stretching, protective orthotic devices, and ...Read more
I have "a rocker bottom " foot due to being diabetiv. Is this operable? If so what would the vodt run around roughly. U
Rocker-bottom foot: Rocker-bottom foot is usually caused by a diabetic condition known as charcot disease. This can cause significant deformity of the foot and the deformity can then lead to ulcerations. Surgery is usually extensive and may require more than a single operation. The exact surgical procedure depends on the location and severity of the deformity. Recovery is often many months and even a year. ...Read more
Be careful: Those rocker bottom shoes are a double edge sword, they can be very dangerous as the walking pattern is different from what we are used to and many people have suffered injury from this type of shoe wear. ...Read more
Hi, I have some corn on my fingers and bottom side of my feet. I took many medicines to treat them but they are still same.?
May be warts:
You usually do not get corns on the finger.
They are probably warts.
You should see a physician and have it examined. ...Read more
Been on low dose antibiotic for a year to prevent UTI. Suddenly develop red bumps on legs that keep appearing and now woke up and bottom of feet are very sore and hurt, Is this a drug reaction?
Other causes of pain in leg like infection nlood clot in legs need to be ruled out. ...Read more
Sharp pain: Any sharp pain should be evaluated first before any treatment is recommended. IF it is plantar fasciitis, the frozen bottle trick is doomed to failure because by the time the cold reaches the fascia you are likely in early stages of frostbite as the fascia at the heel is very deep to the skin and at the arch less deep but still not amenable to cold. ...Read more
Sensitive Feet: There are more nerve endings on the bottom of our feet than any other area of the body per square inch. That makes them very sensitive. But sensitivity, like any other tendency, is like a bell shaped curve where there is an average sensitivity and 95% of the rest of the people on either side (more sensitive and less sensitive). You may be in the 2.5% of people who are very sensitive. Dr richblake. ...Read more
Could be normal: The only thing in your body that is red is the red blood cell so if a body area turns red it means increased blood flow. The soles of the feet normally have high blood flow and are red compared to the top of the feet. If the redness is associated with itching and rough skin it may be a contact allergy. If the redness is associated with burning it may be neuropathy. Either way see your md. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on what is causing it. More info needs to be given. Since, you say feet, we know it is on both sides. So if I am throwing out a guess, I would say try arch supports you possibly have plantar fascitiis, but really more info is needed. ...Read more
Possible: Pityriasis rubra, possible fungsGet a more detailed answer ›
Depends: Feet swelling could come from a large group of reasons. Finding out why they swell will allow your md to advise you on the correct treatment, whether it be rest or medication. Until you can see someone, raise your legs and feet at or above your heart, so that fluid will tend not to collect in low areas (feet) good luck! ...Read more
Much: Too many to count.Get a more detailed answer ›
Check footwear: See a podiatrist and change footwear.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mis-phrase?: I cannot find a google reference to "spurt" as applied to the feet. Can you clarify your question please? ...Read more
Foot pain: The ball of the foot can hurt caused by increased pressure. This can cause a neuroma or metatarsal pain. Typically tightness of the achilles contributes to this pain. I recommend stretching the achilles and wearing proper fitting shoes to see if that helps. If not consider seeing your podiatrist for a full work up. ...Read more
Neuropathy: Consult doc to find etiology.Get a more detailed answer ›
Athletes' feet: You need to be seen for evaluation od spongy substance on bottom of feet. You should see a foot specialist or dermatologist. You will probably need to be placed on antifungal medication or possibly a biopsy will be needed. ...Read more
Athletes foot: Probably nothing. You may have athletes foot which can cause your problem. The pharmacy can help you with an OTC medication ...Read more
My husband has a hole in the bottom of his foot it looks like it may have rotted out what do I do?
Urgent situation: This is a very serious matter. He needs to see his primary care physician asap. This could be an ulcer, an infection, or both. If your husband is diabetic, this may be an emergency. This cannot wait for a week or so. This needs to be looked at now. ...Read more
My one and a half year old son burned the bottom of his foot, what is the best thing to do for him?
See below: Depending on the size of the burn, will determine the course. If the entire sole is involved, get him see now for evaluation. If only a part, you can likely wait and see you pediatrician in the am. Keep the are clean, don't break any blisters, but if they break, clean and cover with clean bandages and antibiotic ointment or silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) to make the wound less painful. If any black areas - er now. ...Read more
I"ve a pain at the bottom of my lift feet & it appears mostly when I wake up from a sleep or after a long sitting.?
Plantar Fasciatis: Is the most likely cause. See a podiatrist. ...Read more
My sister is 24 and her height is 5 feet 2 and weight 62. She wants to reduce weight within 15 days. What she can do? Any medicine or diet?
62KG/136.4 Pounds: Assuming you mean kilograms of course, she only needs to lose a few pounds. The best way remains decreasing caloric intake and exercising, as if you burn more calories than you take it, you will lose weight. Carbohydrates play an important role I dieting as they are often a big source of calories. No meds or crash diets are recommended for 15 day weight loss. ...Read more
On the bottom of my feet thy show a bright color of pink. I concerned because iv'e had now for about a week. DO you know what would cause this?
Blood Red.: The bottom of your feet have tiny blood vessels that allow oxygen rich blood to feed the tissue. These vessels are normally narrowed. But, certain factors such as environmental, chemical and thermal, to name a few, have the ability to cause these tiny vessels to dilate. When the dilation occurs, blood rushes to the surface of the skin causing the pink color. If you have no other symptoms, relax. ...Read more
How do I get the bottoms of y feet to be less dry when I wear flip flops. They get really rough and the lotion that I use doesn't seem to help.
Hmph: What you are asking for is is like asking how to cure a scratchy neck but you like to wear turtlenecks shirts...Your feet will dry out due to the wearing flip flops and constent exposure to dry conditions. If you must wear the flip flops, try putting lotion on your feet before you go to bed and wear socks to soften your skin overnight. ...Read more
From age of 14, I got this foot athlet. I used s lot of medicine it just come and go. Now I'm 60 still w/me. What medicine u can recommend to me?
Athletes foot cream:
Fungus lives all over the place and the feet can easily get reinfected. Shoes can get contaminated and often can help reinfect feet. The over the counter creams like lotrimin, tinactin (tolnaftate) should work etc
also, if you are treating and it is not going away consider that it may not actually be a fungus. See a doctor if traditional medications are not effective. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I'm 53 kg and my height is 5.3 feet how can I gain my weight near to 60kg only in six months without any medicine. Please help?
Pace yourself -:
Slower is better. Eat healthy foods
that are high in calories. Eat 6 meals /day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Work out w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, >. ...Read more
My whole family has green spots on the bottom of our feet, looks like dots from a green felt pen. Kinda rubs off with enough scrubbing but comes back?
Likely Fungal: Most likely cause is a fungal infection. Unless you are all walking on same carpet with coloring that is staining your feet. You can try lamasil and anti fungal powder or spray for shoes. Wear 100% cotton socks and keep feet & toes clean / dry. If no improvement, see your clinician or a podiatrist. ...Read more