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What is a bunyon on your foot? What causes it?

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 more

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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Bunion (Definition)

A condition in which a bone growth forms on the joint at the base ...Read more


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What could cause the big toe on your left foot to have a big bump on it that is hard as a rock?

What could cause the big toe on your left foot to have a big bump on it that is hard as a rock?

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

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What is it when you get a ball on the side of your foot that is very painful?

What is it when you get a  ball on the side of your foot that is very painful?

Possible gout: I assume you are speaking about the base of the great toe. If the area is red, swollen and very tender it is probably gout. Let your doctor take a look. ...Read more

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There is a white patch on my toe nail, i would like to know what that means and what it is.

There is a white patch on my toe nail, i would like to know what that means and what it is.

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 more

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What is this bump on the fourth toe of my left foot? What can it be?

What is this bump on the fourth toe of my left foot? What can it be?

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

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What is best way to cure a bad case of tinea pedis on your feet?

What is best way to cure a bad case of tinea pedis on your feet?

Tinea Cure: Treat your feet and your shoes. Clean your feet clean or change your shoes manage sweating use an antiseptic cleaser on feet and between toes use a topical antifungal see your podiatrist for further recs. ...Read more

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What causes a muscle knot and what is it exactly?

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What causes a muscle knot and what is it exactly?

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 more

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What would cause only one foot to swell? There is athlete's foot on it also

What would cause only one foot to swell?  There is athlete's foot on it also

Could: Have swelling from secondary bactrial infection or the swelling could be unrelated. Have your dr. Check this. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for serious blisters on the heels of my feet?

What is a good treatment for serious blisters on the heels of my feet?

Seek medical care: Blisters on your heels can be caused by friction, athletes foot, or even pustular psoriasis to name a few. Go to your podiatrist or dermatologist for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is lymphangioma of the foot? What r the symptom? What does it look like?

What is lymphangioma of the foot? What r the symptom? What does it look like?

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

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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?

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?

Ganglion cyst?: It is probably a ganglion cyst. A ganglion cyst, also known as ganglia, is a fluid-filled mass that can occur at any joint, but it most commonly found on the thumb and palm side of the wrist. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What is a burst ankle bursa and how does one determine if that is the problem and what is the proper treatment?

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 more

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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 more

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What is it when there is a bubble of dry skin on your feet?

What is it when there is a bubble of dry skin on your feet?

Bubble of dry skin: Several things could cause dry skin with blistering on your feet including dyshidrotic eczema, fungal infections, autoimmune diseases, and friction blisters. If it doesn't resolve on its own, i would recommend evaluation by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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"what is a cervical spine neuroma, what causes it? And how is it treated?"

"what is a cervical spine neuroma, what causes it? And how is it treated?"

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 more

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