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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Toeing Out (Overview)

Toeing out refers to the position the feet take in relation to the mid-line of the body. When the toes are pointing away from the mid-line of the body, or outward, then they are said to be toeing out.


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What would cause a sudden pain in my toe?

What would cause a sudden pain in my toe?

Variety of causes: Pain in the toes can be due to a variety of causes. The toes have bones, joints, ligaments, nerves, tendons, skin and nails. All can be the cause of oe pains. See your foot specialists for an evaluation. Dr l. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Toeing Out (Overview)

Toeing out refers to the position the feet take in relation to the mid-line of the body. When the toes are pointing away from the mid-line of the body, or outward, then they are said to be toeing out.


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What are some ways to treat a deeply cut toe?

What are some ways to treat a deeply cut toe?

Seek medical care: A deep cut to the toe is something you would not want to treat yourself. There could be a tendon laceration, nerve injury or a foreign body. ...Read more

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What are hammer toes and how they treated?

What are hammer toes and how they treated?

Bent toe.: If you catch hammertoes in the early stages, a small, in-office procedure to release one of the tendons will often allow the toe to lie straight again. If the toe deformity has become rigid, the surgery is more involved. It's an outpatient procedure in an operating room, and can involve bone cuts, pins, screws, or other implants. Without surgery, your best bet is padding to reduce your discomfort. ...Read more

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Does anyone have suggestions for treating a gout flare in my big toe?

Does anyone have suggestions for treating a gout flare in my big toe?

First, you need to: Verify that it is indeed gout. A blood test will usually confirm the presence of a high or nigh-normal level of uric acid. If it is, then you will need some form of antiinflammatory medication. Each doctor has his/her favorite--colchicine, naprosyn (my favorite), indocin, sulindac, and more. Otc aleve, (naproxen) similar to naprosyn, can be good to try until you have your foot examined. ...Read more

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If i've broken my toe what are signs that its a more serious break that needs more than home treatment?

If i've broken my toe what are signs that its a more serious break that needs more than home treatment?

NEEDS TO BE SEEN: An xray will be able to tell 'the seriousness of the fracture' such as displacement or comminution. Displacement is when the bones are 'shifted' and less likely to heal. Communition is when there are 'extra fragments' you are not be able to tell how serious a fracture is by looking on the outside, sorry. Hope you are better soon! ...Read more

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Help, what treatments can I use to heal a broken or jammed toe?

Help, what treatments can I use to heal a broken or jammed toe?

If broken: You need to know if the joint is affected as those toes may need surgical repair. A jammed toe could possibly be unnamed but again you want to know if any fractures prior to performing the "un jamming". Best to see foot doc. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of corns on your toes?

Avoid what causes it: Corns/calluses are your skin's way of protecting itself from where there is pressure. If you can determine what is causing the pressure, that's step 1. Some adjunct treatment can include the use of topical keratolytic creams/lotions to remove the dead skin along with items such as pumice stones and emery boards.. ...Read more

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