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How common is both palmar and plantar fasciitis in the same patient and can it indicate more serious problems than having just one or the other?

How common is both palmar and plantar fasciitis in the same patient and can it indicate more serious problems than having just one or the other?

Dupuytren's?: Plantar fasciitis is extremely common. Pain in the heel when first arising in the morning is typical.' palmar ' fasciitis is different if u are referring to contracture of the palmar fascia or dupuytren's dz. If you have this "disease " than plantar 'fibromas' are not unusual and can coexist w/ dupuytren's. See an ors for evaluation and clarification of above. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Hi, I would like to inquire about available treatments in South Africa for Palmar & Plantar Hyperhidrosis?

Hi, I would like to inquire about available treatments in South Africa for Palmar & Plantar Hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis: I am not aware of any successful medical treatment of this condition but the surgical treatment involves partially severing the vagus nerve on both sides. This is generally done by a general surgeon or a cardiothoracic surgeon. It use to involve an incision in the chest wall, deflation of the lung and a partial vagotomy on both sides. It may be possible to do it laparascopically. ...Read more

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Any new treatments out there for palmar plantar pustular psoriasis? 20 yrs done everything. Seeing rheumy next month.

Any new treatments out there for palmar plantar pustular psoriasis? 20 yrs done everything. Seeing rheumy next month.

Combination Therapy: It seems that the most effective treatment for this condition that may increase the quality of life is, low dose drugs called retinoids, in combination with laser puva. I. ...Read more

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How do runners help plantar fascititis?

How do runners help plantar fascititis?

New shoes.: A new pair of high quality running shoes may alleviate the condition. Decrease mileage for a while to give the tissue a chance to rest. Apply ice to area, Ibuprofen for a week or two. Custom orthotics/arch supports. Consult a local podiatrist with experience in this area. ...Read more

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What do I do about plantars warts?

What do I do about plantars warts?

To do or not to do: I can tell you what not to do: that is to do nothing. The sooner you begin treating warts the better. ...Read more

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I have plantar fasiitis what can help?

I have plantar fasiitis what can help?

Several things.: Taping, stretching, inserts/orthotics, supportive footwear, physical therapy, anti-inflammaory medication, injections, rest, immobilization. In rare case surgery may be considered. Ice and heat may also j=help. ...Read more

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What is meant by a plantar reflux - non reactive?

What is meant by a plantar reflux - non reactive?

Planter REFLEX is a: Test for the Neurological examination of the spine and legs/feet. A Normal or Non-Reactive test means everything is good.
Its also called the Babinski's. ...Read more

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What are the most likely causes of plantar fascitis?

What are the most likely causes of plantar fascitis?

Causes of fasciitis: 1. Over pronation -poor foot position when weight bearing

2. Over use

3. Over weight

4. Foot strain

5. Non supportive shoe gear. ...Read more

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What is plantar fasclitis and what can I do for it?

What is plantar fasclitis and what can I do for it?

Treatment options: Begin with rest, ice massage, otc anti-inflammatories, & stretching the foot/ heel throughout the day. Make sure you are wearing shoes with an appropriate amount of support... Consider shoe inserts (arch support), and wearing night splints... Prp or steriod injections may be considered after the above options.

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What is the best inflammatery gel for plantar fascilitis?

What is the best inflammatery gel for plantar fascilitis?

Plantar fascitis: Can be an annoying/tough condition to treat. Many patients experience relief with shoe inserts and various stretching exercises. Topical diclofenac gel may give you some short term relief but the best way to treat this long term is with the above mentioned methods. ...Read more

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Are there exercises I should avoid if I have plantar fascitis?

Are there exercises I should avoid if I have plantar fascitis?

Plantar fasciitis: Any weight bearing exercise can aggregate symptoms if proper stretching is not done first or if shoes do not provide proper support. Symptoms are often aggregated by poor shoe choices when working or going without shoes at home rather than specific exercises. Pain often persists or worsens because of daily activities rather than exercises. If an activity is painful listen to your body and stop. ...Read more

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What are the differences between plantar fascists and metatarsalgia?

What are the differences between plantar fascists and metatarsalgia?

Different location: Metatarsalgia is more of a diffuse pain across the metatarsals (ball of the foot and the top of the foot) rather than the heel and arch. Plantar fasciitis will be along the heel and arch for the most part. ...Read more

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Do plantar warts hurt?

Do plantar warts hurt?

Depends: Depending on how long the plantar warts have been present and how deep the virus has penetrated can determine whether they are painful. If the virus is deep and has had the opportunity to fester beneath the surface, although mainly vascular, it can be quite thick and hard resulting in pain when pressure applied. If the wart is adjacent to a nerve it can also irritate and cause pain. ...Read more

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How do plantar warts spread?

How do plantar warts spread?

By contact: Plantar warts are a virus which can be spread by direct contact to ski surfaces. They also spread thru the skin to create multiple warts. ...Read more

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Are plantar warts dangerous?

Viral: The warts are a viral infection. They can become painful which may limit activities if they are on weight bearing areas. You should have it biopsied make sure it is a viral infection only. There are multiples ways to remove them. See you local podiatrist. ...Read more

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How do men get plantar warts?

How do men get plantar warts?

Same as women: It caused by a virus that likes to grow in dark, damp environment. ...Read more

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How are plantar warts treated?

How are plantar warts treated?

Several ways: Topical s, laser.Surgical excision, acids. Are a few treatments. See your podiatrist. ...Read more

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How do you cure plantar warts?

How do you cure plantar warts?

Many ways: Acid therapy, freezing, burning, laser treatments, topical prescription medications like Aldara (imiquimod) and effudex, trichloracetic acid, surgical removal.
See a podiatrist this is a common problem they treat. ...Read more

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How can I treat plantar warts?

Topical: Aldara (imiquimod) cream works for many patients. If this fails, laser vaporization can be very effective. See a podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I remove plantar warts?

Many ways: Topical over the counter meds, freezing, surgical removal. ...Read more

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How should I treat plantar warts?

How should I treat plantar warts?

One of a few ways.: Three common ways that plantar warts are removed are freezing them, application of chemicals and surgical removal. The first two are available to you as over the counter treatments found at most drug stores. The last one requires you go to a surgeon or podiatrist. ...Read more

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How do I treat plantar fasciitis?

Plantar faciitis: Stretching and nsaids (aleve, (naproxen) ibuprofen, etc) are the treatments you can do at home.....If that does not resolve the issue... See a specialist..... You may not have plantar fasciitis... X-rays and sometimes a MRI are needed to rule out other heel pain causes. ...Read more

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Do plantar warts leave on its own?

Do plantar warts leave on its own?

Sometimes: But this may take a very long time to happen if it happens at all. There are several treatment options. See a physician. ...Read more

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What can be done for plantar warts?

Many things...: You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what I like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. You can also try oral cimetadine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718). Laser treatments, excisional surgery, etc., etc. ...Read more

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Plantar warts is it easily removed?

Plantar warts is it easily removed?

Lots of ways: You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what I like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. You can also try oral cimetadine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718). ...Read more

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Can plantar fasciitis ever go away?

Can plantar fasciitis ever go away?

Plantar fascia: Yes. It is just an inflammation of its attachment. With proper care it will go away. In chronic cases, a partial surgical release may be needed. This can be done endoscopically. ...Read more

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I believe I have Plantar fasciitis?

I believe I have Plantar fasciitis?

Well it is common: And you certainly could. There are Physical therapy recommendations for this which are easy to google. Or you could see a health care provider for an evaluation to confirm your diagnosis and recommend treatment. Good luck. ...Read more