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Doctor insights on: What Kind Of Complications Might Happen From A Webbed Finger Or Toe Repair

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What kind of complications might happen from a webbed finger or toe repair?

What kind of complications might happen from a webbed finger or toe repair?

Flap loss: Perhaps the biggest risk to repairing (or desyndactyly) webbed toes is the risk for flap complications. This could be minor such as separation of the margins to full thickness loss of the flap. In rarer cases, loss of the digit(s) could occur in the face of significant infection of the site. The procedure is straightforward, but consider all surgeries carefully, weighing all risks and benefits. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

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


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What could cause webbed fingers or toes?

What could cause webbed fingers or toes?

Congenital.: Webbed fingers and toes are something you are born with and can be genetic or develop during gestation. The condition is called syndactyly. Sometimes the webbing is just skin and is simple. If it involves the bone, then it is complex. See a board certified orthopeadic hand surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about webbed fingers or toes?

Can you tell me about webbed fingers or toes?

People have them: Not uncommon. Wouldn't fix (talking about toes since im a foot doc) unless bothered you for some reason. ...Read more

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What do think of a child with webbed fingers and toes?

What do think of a child with webbed fingers and toes?

Depends on severity: A mild amount of fusion between the 3rd and 4th digits on the feet, or accentuated webbing between any digits, can be and usually is quite normal. However, if there is severe webbing, or if there is fusion affecting the function of the hand or foot, then a referral to a specialist is in order. Often there's a family history of such webbing. ...Read more

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Is the webbed finger or toe repair a risky thing to do?

Is the webbed finger or toe repair a risky thing to do?

Talk to your Surgeon: Any surgery carries risks and this should be discussed in detail with your treating surgeon in order to be fully informed of all risks and expected benefits. ...Read more

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What type of doctor should I see if I am having numbness in my right toes and my right middle two fingers?

What type of doctor should I see if I am having numbness in my right toes and my right middle two fingers?

Depends: What you are describing could be peripheral neuropathy, which can be caused by a number of things. The best place to start would be your primary care provider. He or she can evaluate you in light of your medical history and make referrals to the appropriate specialists. ...Read more

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What type of dr to c: burning painful toes & feet & fingers. worse at night. wakes me up. noted stress makes it worse. on&off for yr. getting worse.

What type of dr to c: burning painful toes & feet & fingers. worse at night. wakes me up. noted stress makes it worse. on&off for yr. 
getting worse.

Likely neuropathy: Could well have a chronic peripheral neuropathy, especially, a small fiber neuropathy. You are advised to see a neurologist, get this examined and tested. This can be treated and maybe reversed. Uncover causation. ...Read more