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Abnormal feeling.: If it feels different and doesn't go away then, there may be a chronic problem or something that needs attention. A discomfort that comes and goes may also be an indicator of a problem with your foot. And of course there is the obvious: inability to walk, pain with walking, pain with any movement, abnormal appearance, swelling, redness, etc. ...Read more
Foot risk: Diabetes and smoking are the two big ones. Diabetes can give you neuropathy, a condition in which one has decreased feeling in their feet so they are prone to sores or "ulcers." Smoking can cause decreased circulation to the feet which can lead to gangrene. A diabetic patient who smokes is one of the most at risk patients for foot complications leading to possible limb amputation. ...Read more
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Podiatrist: A podiatrist is a doctor who specializes in treating all problems related to the foot and ankle from dermatological, orthopedic, trauma, and metabolic in any age group. Treatments range from palliation to biomechanical to complex reconstructive surgery. I like to say, "feet r us". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mmp: Matrix metalloproteinases are enzymes that destroy skin it is expressed in people with lymphedema, diabetics, on meds like coumadin, (warfarin) steroids etc. To control them use orally vitamin k2 (subtype of vit k) and zinc, selenium. Locally you want to protect the skin with wrapping them with calamine soaked gauze (unna boot strips) and webril with tubular stretch bandage so skin does not peel off. ...Read more
How rare is a female with bilateral, resilient club feet? Also, she has no other health problems other than this.
See answer: Club foot is a common birth defect and involves both feet about 50% of the time. Though it may occur as a part of many other congenital syndromes, it commonly occurs as an isolated abnormality. Clubfoot is treated with manipulation by podiatrists, physiotherapists, orthopedic surgeons, specialist nurses, or orthotists: often by serial casting and then providing braces to hold the feet in a place. ...Read more
I have pigmentations on my checks im in problem plzz hepl me im 25 years old my height is 5 feet 3 inche and weight is 75 ?
Standing in place for > 10 min causes significant pain in both feet, but can jog > 3 miles no problem! Is this normal? Thank you.
No it is : Not normal. Have it checked out.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm 45 and never had a problem with stinky feet until the last year or so and now they get tacky and stink bad. What could cause this?
Similar problem. I can not keep my feet flat on the floor for very long without discomfort. I end up positioning them as many ways as humanly possible?
Many possibilities: This could be plantar fasciitis, posterior tibial tendon dysfunction, nerve pathology, or good old arthritis! These are the more common problems that cause pain while standing. The best thing for you would be to have a foot specialist examine your feet and give you a proper diagnosis. In the meantime, supportive shoes. Also, try to find a good sturdy arch support to put in the shoes. ...Read more