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What causes toes and feet to turn black?

What causes toes and feet to turn black?

CIRCULATION?: Are your toes warm or cool? If cool, and truly black like you say, see a podiatrist to check your circulation. Do you smoke, or are you diabetic?

Dr. Latva ...Read more

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What causes a mans feet to swell and start turning black?

What causes a mans feet to swell and start turning black?

Not sure: Black colored feet is not good and would suggest you get to er asap. Possible gang green. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a swelling foot and leg and turning black?

What are the causes of a swelling foot and leg and turning black?

Vein disease common: Venous insufficiency is a common cause of swelling and hyperpigmentation (blackening). This circulation problem is often easily curable although the cosmetic damage may not be completely reversible. A simple, painless and relatively inexpensive ultrasound test can determine if this is the cause. A phlebologist or other physician experienced in this area can quickly assess this problem. ...Read more

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Top of foot turning black and swelling, what could be the cause.?

Top of foot turning black and swelling, what could be the cause.?

Foot turning black: Something must have happened for that black swelling to occur.
Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Things should work out OK. ...Read more

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What could cause two little toes on one foot to turn black and hurt?

What could cause two little toes on one foot to turn black and hurt?

Blood or gangrene: If the toenails are black, you may have old blood under the nail or fungus in the toenail. If the skin of the toe is black you may have gangrene which is when there is no circulation to the toe. In the latter case, gangrene, you need to see a podiatrist immediately or go to the emergency room to have your circulation checked! ...Read more

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My feet turns black and itchy wen scratching it bleed what causes this?

My feet turns black and itchy wen scratching it bleed what causes this?

The accurate: diagnosis of this must be given by a doctor/probably a Dermatologist, but these are some thoughts: poor blood flow to the feet, often associated with diabetes, may contribute to this. There may be superimposed infection. Various skin cancers can be associated with blackening of the skin. This even could be the first sign of HIV infection. It must be evaluated now by a professional. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Dear sir, my feet nails has broken and getting black i don't know why. What is the main causes thanks a lot?

Nail problem: Cause could be many like trauma, blood under the nail, fungus or something more serious. See podiatrist for nail biopsy. ...Read more

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So I have this black blister on my foot.. I'm freaking out cause my bf said it looks like a blood blister and it can kill you. Is that true?

So I have this black blister on my foot.. I'm freaking out cause my bf said it looks like a blood blister and it can kill you. Is that true?

Dry blood: When a blood blister dries, it usually turns black. But if it is moist and black with redness of the surrounding skin it may be an infection. Infections can be serious when bacteria get into the blood. In such cases the symptoms include fever, chills and pain. Oral or IV antibiotics are used when this develops =medical treatment. ...Read more

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What causes clubbed feet?

What causes clubbed feet?

Couple of things: Can be due to position while in utero or a neuromuscular disease. ...Read more

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What causes sites on feet?

What causes sites on feet?

??????: I am sorry what are "sites on feet"? Maybe pose question in a different verbage! ...Read more

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What causes "spurrs" in feet?

What causes "spurrs" in feet?

Depends: On where spur forms. Heel spurs form from excessive tension on attachment of either plantar fascia or tendons that attach there: usually from inadequate foot support or tight structures. Other spurs form from excessive pressure causing bone to bleed and form spur. Some times an injury can cause a spur to form. ...Read more

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What cause cold dry ashy feet?

What cause cold dry ashy feet?

Poor circulation: You may have peripheral artery disease or poor circulation to that feet - do you have leg pain or discomfort when you are on your feet a little longer or go for a walk - please talk to your doctor about this! ...Read more

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What causes pain in ball of feet?

What causes pain in ball of feet?

Capsulitis,fracture?: To give you a better answer i would need a little more information. If this is a sudden pain it could be a fracture. If this has been there for a while it could be a pinched nerve or a swelling around the joint called capsulitis. ...Read more

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What will turn feet black & blue?

What will turn feet black & blue?

Bumping it: Sometimes you don't realize you do this. If one had a surgery, sometimes from a tight bandage you could have black and blue. From an injection site, skin can turn black and blue. If on blood thinners skin can easily bruise as well. ...Read more

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What causes your feet to get dark ?

What causes your feet to get dark ?

Dark?: Photoexposure (sun tan), new shoes transferring dye, walking barefoot indoors or outdoors come to mind. If it's cold exposure, try a warm bath and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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What causes your feet to stay cold?

What causes your feet to stay cold?

Cold feet: It could be raynaud's disease, which is when your blood is shunted back to your heart sooner than is needed. It could also be a level of vascular disease you should see a vascular surgeon or podiatrist to have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Why do feet turn blackish sometimes?

Why do feet turn blackish sometimes?

?Circulation: At 71 yo you would want to make sure you have adequate circulation to the feet. See your dr and get some routine testing that should include at the least an arterial Doppler study of your lower extremities. ...Read more

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What causes dry flaking scales on feet?

Dry skin: This can be difficult to answer without seeing your feet. Psoriasis can cause scales to form. I would recommend a dermatology consult. The skin is constantly renewing itself. The dry scales are the old skin shedding. There are numerous moisturizers that could be tried. Many podiatrists handle skin problems of the foot, ankle and lower leg. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of sudden pain in the feet?

What could be the cause of sudden pain in the feet?

So many things: Very vague question. Nerve impingement: especially from a back condition, excessive overuse, poor support are some possibilities. What were you doing when pain started? ...Read more

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What causes some men to have smaller feet than others?

What causes some men to have smaller feet than others?

Genetics: Usually the size of the feet is determined by your family history and genetics. In rare cases it could be related to in utero problems, but this is very uncommon. ...Read more

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What can vehicular footwell intrusion cause to your feet?

What can vehicular footwell intrusion cause to your feet?

Trauma: If it is the result of an auto accident, there are different scenarios that can occur including entrapment, puncture by foreign body, fracture or crush injury, and other kinds of trauma. ...Read more

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Is it true that if you tickle a babys feet it can cause speech problems?

Is it true that if you tickle a babys feet it can cause speech problems?

ThisLittlePiggy,etc: If you tickle your little one's feet and he starts laughing, that's good and just do it sparingly or as a short game but not to the point of annoyance. If he draws away, irritated, then don't do it. Other than that, there is nothing I could find to support the idea that tickling feet will "cause" or predispose to any kind of speech problem. ...Read more