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I have a bunion on my foot that is very painful. Which treatment is best for me?

I have a bunion on my foot that is very painful. Which treatment is best for me?

Bunion treatment: Treatment depends on severity of symptoms and deformity. There are conservative approaches that can relieve the pain but surgery is the only definitive approach to the deformity. ...Read more

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What is treatment of painful corn on medial side of sole of foot?

Corn: Are you sure of the anatomy term? It may be a wart or callous which receive totally different treatments. See your podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I am injured from palmoplantar psorisis on my hands & feet. Give me a suggetion for treatment of this..Help me please. It is much painful.?

I am injured from palmoplantar psorisis on my hands & feet. Give me a suggetion for treatment of this..Help me please. It is much painful.?

Psoriasis: There is an auto-immune component to psoriasis. Therefore, it is necessary to unburden the immune system as much as possible. Eating an organic, healthy diet free of chemicals, drinking plenty of water, managing stress, exercising and creating the most healthful lifestyle you can is critical. For symptom releif, topical steroids may be helpful, but should not be relied upon. ...Read more

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What is this hard painful lump on the ball of my foot? It looks like a verruca but the treatment did not wrk :(

What is this hard painful lump on the ball of my foot? It looks like a verruca but the treatment did not wrk :(

Probably a wart: Verrucas or warts commonly recur. See a podiatrist for excision if it is a wart or for evaluation of other possible causes. ...Read more

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I cut the bottom of my foot on a piece of plastic 3 days ago. It's still very painful even after treatment with ointment. Should I see an MD?

I cut the bottom of my foot on a piece of plastic 3 days ago. It's still very painful even after treatment with ointment. Should I see an MD?

Not plastic surgery.: Plastic cuts on the bottom of the foot can be rather nasty and are often times quite painful. Just how long the foot will be painful is unpredictable. The real concern is to verify that there are no plastic pieces still lodged in the wound. These could account for increased and sustained pain as well as delayed healing. Delayed healing leads to infection. To remove all doubt, have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Why are my extremities (hands/feet) hot and cold at the same time? Very painful. Treatment options?

Get examined: There may be several possible reasons, but one involves peripheral neuropathy development, and best to see your doctor and get evaluated. We certainly can assess online if concerns remain unanswered. ...Read more

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Bunionette on left foot- painful to walk, wear shoes. Treatment options? Is surgery only way to get rid of it for good?

Mostly shoes..: Relief from the pain caused by a bunionette is based on the severeness of the bunionette deformity. Milder deformities can usually be successfully treated with a shoe style change or by wearing an accomodative type pad attached to the skin. As the severity increases, the need for surgical correction becomes a more suitable answer. Consult with a Healthtap specialist for a more directed answer. ...Read more