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Swelling and pain in toe for 3 mos. Doc said plantar plate tear, but now having same issue in a toe on the other foot. What else could it be? Gout?
Probably not: Gout is an intensely inflammatory and painful arthritis usually involving the base of the great toe. It resolves even without treatment over a period of 1-2 weeks as a rule. I also do not buy the plantar plate tear diagnosis. Get another opinion. If needed an MRI can be a helpful diagnostic tool. ...Read more
Are there any orthopedic surgeons using synthetic ligaments to repair plantar plate & lateral collateral ligs in foot?
Upcoming surgery: crossover toe/plantar plate. Now have very small spot/bump in arch. Feels like pin in foot. Didn't step on anything. What to do? Thanks
Lighter, etc.: Plastic lenses are a comfort especially in high power needs for eyeglasses as they are lighter in weight for a given power. They are, however, less durable and can scratch in normal use. These factors can be eweighted in the udee ...Read more
Oreo yogurt plastic: What??? Do not understand.Get a more detailed answer ›
Theoretic: Theoretic lysing of plastic molecules into the food. No scientific evidence of harm. ...Read more
Any: All burning plastic fumes are toxic. Our bodies can clear the damaging chemicals but any amount puts a stress on the detox capabilities, and some of the chemicals can cause permanent damage. There isn't any treatment to help with the detoxification after you've recovered from exposure but if you have any breathing problems you should get a pulmonary evaluation. ...Read more
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No: No normal child likes to wet their bed. Very few children wet their bed because of "laziness". Also very few children "couldn't care less", although they might give this impression. It is part of a natural defense mechanism, just as denying that bedwetting is a problem. A plastic cover will protect the matress and removal of the bed cover can be an additional goal for the child to acheive control. ...Read more
CALFhttp://eastpennf: Stretching for plantar fasciitis is focused on stretching the fascial band along the bottom of the foot and the achilles tendon in the back of the heel. Rolling your foot along a tennis ball, using a towel to stretch out the achilles tendon, and static calf stretches against a wall are all great stretches for you condition. Go to www. Heelpainow. Com or eastpennfoot. Com/heelpaincenter for info. ...Read more
Drink tiny straw: Cannot think if how this would happen. ...Read more
Stretch: Plantar fasciitis could be quite painful. Doing some stretches for it including dorsiflexion of your foot using a towel or sheet (pulling back on toes), putting a golf ball on the floor and rolling your foot on it as well as anti-inflammatories like aleve (naproxen) or advil will help. If nothing works, you can see a podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Called 'Pica': It may fall into the disorder that is called 'pica' (pike-ah). Pica is the practice of craving non-food substances and affects a minority of pregnant women. Doctors believe it can be triggered by low vitamin/iron levels. The most 'off-the-wall' cravings are: soap, dirt, cement, charcoal, cigarette ashes, & paint. You should get seen to discuss possible lab tests & management. ...Read more
Hot diggity dog.: Your description is typical of at least 5 different conditions that can found on the bottom (plantar) surface of the foot. Each is treated differently. I suggest you remove all doubt and have your foot examined by a specialist. ...Read more
Can you get diseases from food in plastic, like to the chemicals from the plastic go in to the food?
No risk, no worry: For the most part, government regulation -- especially in industrialized countries like Canada -- require plastics that come into contact with food to be entirely safe. Mostly there is no contamination of the food with the plastic or chemicals in it; or it is minor and believed to be harmless. This isn't anything to worry about. ...Read more
When the plantar loses fat and sponginess, what can you do? I feel like I am treading on hot coals all the time?
My family ate tamales that were steamed in a pot with a plastic grocery bag at the top to stop steam. Should I be concerned?
Living life: Concerned about what? Plastic is used in nearly all households now. ...Read more
Why do I often (almost always) get static when I touch someone / stuffs made from plastic /cars etc? I live in hot and humid area.
Static electricity: Is worse in areas of high humidity, cold or low altitude (e.g. below sea level). The reason has to do with the pressure i.e. how fast the particles are moving -- and attractive charges between particles in the air. ...Read more
I lost a bet and had to stick a plastic bottle up my butt, and I didn't put it in but like a little past the cap, can I die from that.
Bottle: Highly unlikely unless you have caused excessive trauma and bleeding which has not stopped. ...Read more
I might have accidentally eaten plastic on hotdogs. I ate around 4 pieces the size of a marble maybe a bit bigger. Should I be worried?
Well: Generally not recommended to eat the plastic around hotdogs. If it is not sharp usually this will pass without harm. For diagnosis and treatment see a primary care doctor ...Read more