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What is the definition or description of: Toe inflammation?

Both good and bad.: Toe inflammation is exhibited by a toe possessing or demonstrating all, or most, of the classic signs of inflammation. These include
(1) rubor, or redness.
(2) calor, or warmth.
(3) edema, or swelling.
(4) dolor, or pain. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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Toe inflammation around nail. Is that urgent?

Toe inflammation around nail. Is that urgent?

Needs attention: Usually inflammation around the nail is suggestive of an infection. Home therapy consists of hot, soapy water soaks, 15-20 min, with massaging of the skin around the nail. If there is drainage, then an antibiotic and a band aid. If it persists, see your podiatrist. The nail may be ingrown and require attention. Don't put off treatment. Dr l. ...Read more

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I am experiencing big toe pain (quality: pain in joint) and toe inflammation. The following also describes me: Difficulty walking. What should I do?

I am experiencing big toe pain (quality: pain in joint) and toe inflammation. The following also describes me: Difficulty walking. What should I do?

Detailed history.: There are a whole lot of conditions that will cause big toe joint pain. Inflammation of the capsule, bone cartilage and tendons as well as a metabolic problem are all to be considered. Your age certainly limits some of the possibilities. Having the toe evaluated will immediately reduce the number possibilities. Further testing may be necessary to get to the immediate cause. ...Read more

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I am experiencing foot itching and toe inflammation. The following also describe me: Foot redness, Toe swelling, and Skin rash. What should I do? It has been itching since last night. I went hiking but no one else got itchy feet.

I am experiencing foot itching and toe inflammation. The following also describe me: Foot redness, Toe swelling, and Skin rash. What should I do? It has been itching since last night. I went hiking but no one else got itchy feet.

? athlete's foot: You could consider a trial of athlete's foot spray (usually lotrimin or tinactin spray) which are active against yeasts, e.g. Candida albicans.
It is a moist environment that allows for growth of these fungi on the skin of the feet. Give it a try for the next few days and determine if it settles down. Otherwise, see a physician. ...Read more

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My gp advised ultrasound therapy, instead of nsaid because of my ckd, for soft tissue inflammation of my right foot. How effective and safe is it?

My gp advised ultrasound therapy, instead of nsaid because of my ckd, for soft tissue inflammation of my right foot. How effective and safe is it?

Ultrasound therapy: Ultrasound (u) therapy is safe for the person having it. With ckd, as your physician (p) told you, nsaid's are not safe to use. The results of u vary from person to person so ask your p about your chances for improvement using it for your inflammation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had spinal fusion L-3&L4 In march 2017. I'm having electrical pain in my legs, feet and toes. Water therapy makes it worse. Could it be inflammatio?

I had spinal fusion L-3&L4 In march 2017. I'm having electrical pain in my legs, feet and toes. Water therapy makes it worse. Could it be inflammatio?

Details: Because these are new symptoms, from what I'm assuming, and different than what caused you to have a previous spinal fusion, it would be appropriate for you to be reevaluated. Please see your health care provider promptly. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cornea inflammation?

What is the best treatment for cornea inflammation?

Topical steroids: Inflammation is typically treated with steroid eye drops such as durezol, (difluprednate) pred forte, or lotemax. Just as important is knowing the cause of the inflammation so that the underlying problem can be treated. Inflammation is a common response to some type of insult or disease. Steroids can have serious side effects and are usually used for a limited time. Treating the underlying cause is critical. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a child (4 yr) diagnosed with iritis inflammation? Never complained any pain before but diagnosed with this condition.

What is the best treatment for a child (4 yr) diagnosed with iritis inflammation? Never complained any pain before but diagnosed with this condition.

Working with your MD: Working with your MD, sometimes an ophthalmologist and Rheumatologist may need to collaborate on treatment plans.

This site has more background information:
http://www. Aapos. Org/terms/conditions/62
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What's the best alternative to cortisone for treatment of skin inflammation?

Steroid alternative: There are steroid alternatives in topical formulation. Such include, Elidel (pimecrolimus) and protopic, unfortunately, these are nit much more effective than Hydrocortisone and are very expensive. Wwww. Drbader. Com. ...Read more

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What is the best known drig for the treatment of inflammations?

What is the best known drig for the treatment of inflammations?

Depends: On what the cause of the inflammation is. If it's from an infection then appropriate anti-infectives like antibiotic or antiviral are fine. If it's from an autoimmune problem then sometimes steroids or stronger immunosuppresants are necessary. If it's from run of the mill osteoarthritis then simple non-steroidal antiinflammatories can be fine. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for a mild knee sprain and slight inflammation on the inner side?

What's the best treatment for a mild knee sprain and slight inflammation on the inner side?

Treatment:: Ice for 20 minutes, three to four times per day. You could wear a hinged knee brace for support. Only use crutches if you really need to. Take an over the counter anti-inflammatory if you can. ...Read more

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My doctor diagnosed me with eye inflammation. Just checking - what's the best treatment.?

My doctor diagnosed me with eye inflammation. Just checking - what's the best treatment.?

Steroids: The best treatment for eye inflammation includes steroids - either topical, oral or a combination. Your doctor should be able to explain your specific type of inflammation as well as the treatment options that would most effectively heal you. ...Read more

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I'm 29 year old woman what is the best treatment for toe nail fungus/fungal. Both big toe nail very discoloured & thin?

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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What is the best treatment for puncture wound of toe? Its not bleeding.

What is the best treatment for puncture wound of toe? Its not bleeding.

Depends: You need to clean the wound and if you canseethe punture site apply an antiseptic to it.
I would make sure that your tetanus vaccination is up to date. ...Read more

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Toe Inflammation (Definition)

Toe inflammation is exhibited by a toe possessing or demonstrating all, or most, of the classic signs of inflammation. These include (1) rubor, or redness. (2) calor, or warmth. (3) edema, or swelling. ...Read more


Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more