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What Is The Best Treatment For Bony Growth On The Big Toe
Shaving : The bony growth. (implying the doctor performs surgery.). ...Read more
Best??: If you can be comfortable with a change in shoes or a pad - good. If padding or shoe change does not work other conservative measures are not likely to work either. Surgery would then be your best course. ...Read more
See a podiatrist: Debilitating arthritis, toe deformities, permanent nerve injury and tendinopathy can result if the fracture is not adequately stabilized and the soft tissues not properly cared for. Prolonged immobilization, and/or surgery are indicated. If the injury is severe enough, and surgical reconstruction is not possible, amputation might be needed. Get it taken care of asap! ...Read more
Flexor/extensor: The tendon on the top of the big toe joint is called the Extensor Hallucis Longus. The tendon on the bottom of the big toe joint is called the Flexor Hallucis Longus. A tear of one of these would just be called a tear of that tendon. A complete tear would require surgical correction with suture or grafts. A partial tear may be treated with casts and non-weight bearing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I have hallux rigidus of big toe but no pain or effects on daily life do I need treatment now or will i ever?
Previous ankle sprain. MRI and X-rays done. No spur or seismoids. Big toe has two bony spots and that are red on top of foot hard to bend or curl?
Depends: That depends on if your toe is healed, correctly aligned and the age of your injury. As a general rule, activity of life is enough to work on range of motion after a big toe fracture. But if you are struggling with motion or prolonged pain than a visit to your physical therapist would be beneficial. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- leg below the knee blocked - foot big toe hurts - was one month before the anjio - is how to treat - balloon therapy?
Need to see : Vascular doc and would not delay treatment. If the blockage is behind the knee a bypass may be your best option. Stents do not do well in this region because the knee is flexed often and they collapse or break. Please discuss with your vascular doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 29 year old woman what is the best treatment for toe nail fungus/fungal. Both big toe nail very discoloured & thin?
Topical or oral: Since it is only two nails, I would try a topical anti fungal medication daily. Your other option is to take an oral anti fungal medication once a day for three months. ...Read more
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