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What Is A Bunyon On Your Foot What Causes It
Bunion: A bunion (hallux abducto valgus) is a bony deformity of the great toe characterized by latral deviation of the great toe toward the second toe. This forms an abnormal bony bump at the base of the big toe and an enlargement of the big toe joint. This can be hereditary or from other disease e.g. Arthritis etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See Podiatrist: Could be a cyst, a bone spur, bone prominence or something else. Where on the toe is it? Have a podiatrist examine it. ...Read more
Could be a number : Of things. To determine etiology, best to send a specimen to a lab. A podiatrist or dermatologist could do this to help rule out fungus, bacteria, keratinized tissue etc. Sometimes trauma, vitamin deficiencies, or chemicals like prior nail polish wearing could cause this effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Foot has hurt where the part of a bunion would be on the pointy part of my big toe. Do you know what it could be, what to do?
Could be...: A muscle spasm, or it could be an injury or tear in the muscle. Either way, if you have significant weakness in a muscle, or loss of range of motion of a joint, can't walk, or can't reach or hold a object in your hand, you should see a doctor without delay. Imple muscle knots or spasms are frequently related to too little or too much stretching of the muscles. Yoga or tai chi may abe helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Congenital malformat: Uncommon, hamartomatous, congenital malformations of the lymphatic system that involve the skin and subcutaneous tissues. Small number of vesicles on the skin at birth or shortly after. In subsequent years, they tend to increase in number, and the area of skin involved continues to expand. ...Read more
Docs can you explain what is a feeling that something is sticking to the bottom of your foot a symptom of?
Neuropathy: Would describe altered sensation type of symptoms. ...Read more
There is a bump on my wrist that is hard and hurts. It isn't on my other wrist either. Would you know what it is?
When my feet get really cold, lumps form on the bottom, kind of like there is swollen spots. What is this and how can it be treated?
Hives: Can form on any part of the body that gets too cold on some people. This is called cold urticaria. This is considered like an allergic reaction and could be controlled by preventing getting the feet too cold and taking antihistamines. You should get an evaluation to look for any other medical reasons such as circulation or nerve damage. ...Read more
What is a burst ankle bursa and how does one determine if that is the problem and what is the proper treatment?
Ankle Bursa: A bursa is a fluid filled sac between tendon and bone that can act as a cushion, the "ankle bursa" is usually associated with the bursa sac near your achilles tendon/ heel cord. Having it "burst" could mean it ruptured or popped, and generally there is pain and swelling associated with this. Usually, the recommended treatment is antiinflammatory medication, rest, cut-out back of the shoe, pt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have foot has hurt where the part of a bunion would be on the pointy part of my big toe. Do you know what it could be, what to do?
Have it evaluated: Cause of pain may include tight shoes, sprain, bursitis, fracture, gout, contusion, neuritis, but of course there are a multitude of other possibilities. Thing that may help minimize your pain include: wearing shoes with a wider toe box, padding or strapping, oral nsaids. Get the feet inspected by a professional to determine the cause of the problem, as treatment varies depending on the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Benign nerve growth: A neuroma is a benign tumor or overgrowth of nerve cells which may grow from the nerve or be due to a focal injury. Neuromas can occur anywhere a nerve is. A cervical spine neuroma arises from nerves exiting the spine in the neck region. Many are small, and cause no problem. Larger ones or ones affecting muscle and pain function need evaluation. Your neurologist can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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