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Nodule (Definition)

Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual ...Read more


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Is a biopsy done on susp. Nodular melanoma or is it removed straight away? I have a 7mm wide black spot on toe and its scaring me witless

Is a biopsy done on susp. Nodular melanoma or is it removed straight away? I have a 7mm wide black spot on toe and its scaring me witless

It should be excised: Complete excision of this lesion is the way to find out if it is a melanoma. There is no use in doing a biopsy on a mole that is so small(. ...Read more

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I have very deep cracks underneath both big toes,very painful how do I treat?

I have very deep cracks underneath both big toes,very painful how do I treat?

Topical emollients: Lac hydrin Neosporin with pain medicine Topical analgesics And cover areas with dressings ...Read more

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I have a small area on the top of my big toe that is inflamed and painful - what could it be?

I have a small area on the top of my big toe that is inflamed and painful - what could it be?

Gout: Bone spur, infection, arthritis , bursitis, and tendonitis. As you can see there are many things that can cause your pain. If the pain persists go to your podiatrist. ...Read more

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I stubbed my big toe on a metal piece of something and it cut it through the middle. It bled quite a bit and is very painful. Any advice?

I stubbed my big toe on a metal piece of something and it cut it through the middle. It bled quite a bit and is very painful. Any advice?

Wound managaement: Allowing this to bleed initially was appropriate. It would help to flush out any potential bacteria. Flush the wound with sterile saline, remove any foreign material. Medical care will be dependent on depth, size and complications that might occur. Check the color of the digit and also check for sensation. If anything is altered you need medical attention. Once clean cover with antibiotics light. ...Read more

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I thought i had jammed my toe last monday, but I am still unable to bend it. Could it be broken? I thought that i had seriously jammed my toe last monday on the 12th while jogging on a trail, but it is still very painful and I am unable to bend my big toe

I thought i had jammed my toe last monday, but I am still unable to bend it. Could it be broken? I thought that i had seriously jammed my toe last monday on the 12th while jogging on a trail, but it is still very painful and I am unable to bend my big toe

I : I wouldn't go to an er at this point. You'll ferment there for hours. I would go to a podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon, both of whom would have x-ray equipment in their offices, and can tell you for certain what's going on. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why is my big toe swollen and painful?

Several reasons: Injury, gout, infection, circulotory disorder are all possiblities. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more