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Palmar Plantar Pustulosis
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
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
Any new treatments out there for palmar plantar pustular psoriasis? 20 yrs done everything. Seeing rheumy next month.
What is the best quick remedy or treatment for palmar-plantar psoriasis skin cracks at the soles? It's badly affecting my daily activities in school.
On levaquin/clindamycin. Took 3 wks out of the 4 wk course. Rash w/ pus- doc said Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis. Should med be stopped?
Stop: See a dermatologist. If the diagnosis is correct, the treatment is to STOP THE MEDICATION!!!! ...Read more
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
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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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