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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Toe Injuries And Disorders (Overview)

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What's should I do with a stubbing injury on my toe?

What's should I do with a stubbing injury on my toe?

Have it evaluated: If your toe is not progressing, have it evaluated. Most of the time, if the toe is in good alignment, a good stiff shoe and limited use will allow for improvement. If pain persists, have it evaluated. Dr l. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Toe Injuries And Disorders (Overview)

You have asked several very vague questions? Is there a specific problem that you are having?


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Are shriveled fingertips and toes symptoms of an autoimmune disease?

Are shriveled fingertips and toes symptoms of an autoimmune disease?

Yes but....: There are other reasons this occurs. See your primary care doctor to get diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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I had a crush foot injury 6 months ago with no diagnosed tears or breaks but i still can't bend my toes and my foot often gets pins and needles. Why?

I had a crush foot injury 6 months ago with no diagnosed tears or breaks but i still can't bend my toes and my foot often gets pins and needles. Why?

NERVE DAMAGE: Crushing injuries compress all the soft tissues into the underlying bone. Although, the bone may not be broken, the injured soft tissues can be damaged. Nerves are within this soft tissue envelope and can be so compressed. Over a long period of time they can heal. Healing ability is inversely related to the severity of injury. If he still can't bend your toes, get reevaluated. Consider mri. ...Read more

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Foot injury 4 mo ago.Arch twich and great toe twitches moves post ambulation.Foot continues to swell across ball of foot and arch.Dr will not do more tests. Ideas on how to make it stop appreciated.

Foot injury 4 mo ago.Arch twich and great toe twitches moves post ambulation.Foot continues to swell across ball of foot and arch.Dr will not do more tests.  Ideas on how to make it stop appreciated.

Shari -: I do bot understand why your doc refuses to perform any other tests i.E MRI particularly if you still have pain and the current treatment is not helping, you may want to get a new doctor. I don't quite understand the doctors behavior in light of the info you provide. ...Read more

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Toe injury..How do I know what type of injury it is?

Toe injury..How do I know what type of injury it is?

X-ray: Treatment depends of the location and type of injury. X-rays will help determine it it is fractured. Depending on the injury, you may need to have the area immobilized or you may need surgery. Have it evaluated and treated by a professional. ...Read more

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I get raynaud's in my right fingers and toes only? Does this mean it is more likely secondary? What disorders can produce this symptom?

I get raynaud's in my right fingers and toes only? Does this mean it is more likely secondary? What disorders can produce this symptom?

See details: Raynauds can involve only a single finger or toe or involve several or all of them. It may not be related to any other disease or may be a component of an underlying connective tissue disorder. I would suggest evaluation by a rheumatologist for anyone with raynauds. ...Read more

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My toenail feel off after a injury to the toe. I'm allergic to neosporin. How should I treat it?

My toenail feel off after a injury to the toe. I'm allergic to neosporin. How should I treat it?

Is it infected: If it is not infected i would keep it clean with soap & water and use a topical antifungal. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a crush injury of the big toe?

What is the treatment for a crush injury of the  big toe?

See a podiatrist: Debilitating arthritis, toe deformities, permanent nerve injury and tendinopathy can result if the fracture is not adequately stabilized and the soft tissues not properly cared for. Prolonged immobilization, and/or surgery are indicated. If the injury is severe enough, and surgical reconstruction is not possible, amputation might be needed. Get it taken care of asap! ...Read more

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Is Soframycin an Topical Anti-Fungal Cream i'm using to treat my ripped off toe nail region?Does it help to cure the injury?

Is Soframycin an Topical Anti-Fungal Cream i'm using to treat my ripped off toe nail region?Does it help to cure the injury?

Not a cure: Soframycin is an antibiotic cream not an antifungal cream. It will not help cure the injury. It is not necessary to use an antibiotic cream on this type of injury. Keeping the nail bed clean and dry should be enough for it to heal. If you notice redness or pus around the injury you should see a medical provider as antibiotics by mouth may be necessary. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of toe fungus?

What is the best way to get rid of toe fungus?

Oral meds or laser.: Topical solutions are often ineffective. Oral medications are about 75% effective an FDA approved laser can be up to 90% effective in getting rid of nail fungus. Depending on the severity of your nail fungus you may need debridement/thinning of the nails in addition to oral meds or laser treatment. See a Dr. for your best treatment options. ...Read more

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Need docs answers! what genetic related disorder results in extra fingers and toes?

Need docs answers! what genetic related disorder results in extra fingers and toes?

Extra digits.: Polydactyly (hexadactyly) is a pretty common birth defect which is often a harmless and isolated finding. Sometimes it can be associated with other disorders such as greig syndrome or pallister -hall syndrome. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent my toes from fracturing?

You can only try: There are no surefire ways of preventing broken toes other than to not break them! taking care of your bones is important- don't smoke, make sure you are getting adequate dietary calcium and vitamin d, deal with osteopenia or osteoporosis issues, wearing steel toe shoes at work if there is a risk of injury to the feet can help. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Toe injuries and disorders?

What is the definition or description of: Toe injuries and disorders?

What ?: You have asked several very vague questions? Is there a specific problem that you are having? ...Read more

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How can I strengthen my toe after injury?

How can I strengthen my toe after injury?

Toe: Strength should come back with specific exercise or physical therapy. Bet your doc who took care of injury would be helpful. ...Read more

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What's should I do with a stubbing injury on my toe?

Have it evaluated: If your toe is not progressing, have it evaluated. Most of the time, if the toe is in good alignment, a good stiff shoe and limited use will allow for improvement. If pain persists, have it evaluated. Dr l. ...Read more

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Toe injury..How do I know what type of injury it is?

X-ray: Treatment depends of the location and type of injury. X-rays will help determine it it is fractured. Depending on the injury, you may need to have the area immobilized or you may need surgery. Have it evaluated and treated by a professional. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


Toes (Definition)

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