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Why Do I Get Spasms When I Point My Toes
Toe hurts: Sometimes the spasm is the overuse of the intrinsic muscles of the foot. See your podiatrist as it may indicate a biomechanical abnormality. ...Read more
Sprained my ankle a week ago, been xrayed, muscles in foot keep spasming making it painful, what can I do to help? How long does this normally last
Spasms/sprained: Spasms following an ankle injury can occur from muscle or tendon injury or from an abnormal walking pattern due to the injury. Often treated with immobilization and rest. ...Read more
When I point my toes cause I am a dancer when I point I get this numb ness below my ankle what does that mean it hurts really bad?
I sometimes get cramps on my legs during sleep. It only goes away if I point my toes toward my head. Why is this happening?
My toes spasm so that the toes are spread out not so much raising up, what is the cause for this? I get this at any point, resting, sitting, laying
Muscle cramps are a: Very unpredictable thing: they often occur as a result of physical activity though not necessarily at the time of physical activity. Why your toes spasm and my calves cramp is not really known. Strategies to minimize include being well-conditioned for activity, avoiding dehydration with adequate water and electrolytes, stretch, ensure adequate nutrition, reduce intensity/duration of exercise. ...Read more
Bunion: Bunions need to be evaluated by a podiatrist. If yours is severe, you may need surgery to realign the bones and get proper function if the involved 1st metatarsalphalangeal joint. Seek out a good podiatrist in your area that will explain your condition and give you treatment options. ...Read more
More info needed: To receive an answer that will be more helpful, you need to give more information...Your health status, any problems such as gout, diabetes or blood pressure concerns. You should state how long it has been a problem and what you do to make it feel better. Also tells us what it looks like. Is it discolored, swollen or point tender. The more you tell the better the answer. ...Read more
Most likely bunion: Get checked by orthopedic surgeon he will advice what could be done. ...Read more
Yes: Arthritis is pain and inflammation of a joint, so any body part that has joints can have arthritis. I've seen arthritis in all toes, but especially where the great toe meets the rest of the foot. It can be caused by poor foot mechanics, trauma, or diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. A podiatrist should be able to diagnose the case and offer treatment options. ...Read more
My advice: Would be to leave your short stubby toes the way they are. People should be thankful for their health. Your short stubby toes work hard to take you from place to place. Don't be so critical of their looks, they are doing a good job for you. (just my opinoin). ...Read more
My toes lose color and get cold quickly when I go outside. Is there a test I should have done on myself?
Raynaud's, possibly: In raynaud's phenomenon, fingers or toes turn white or blue in cold, then red when warmed. It is due to abnormal degree of constriction of arterioles (very small arteries).It can occur by itself, but can be associated with autoimmune diseases like systemic sclerosis. A complete history of your symptoms and a physical exam by your doctor along with blood tests should provide you w a definite answer. ...Read more
No: I don't believe any ethical surgeon would amputate without medical reason. Why would you? ...Read more
Agree: But could also be leather dye from shoe. Can't tell you how many times this happens but play it safe and get it checked. ...Read more
Soak feet: I'd try that....Get a more detailed answer ›
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Asking what does it cost to have an arthroplasty or toe shortening procedure. This would depend where you have the procedure done. If done in a doctors office under local anesthesia that would likely be the cheapest way as you would not have anesthesiology bills or hospital bills.
Depending on what needs to be done the range would be between 500-1500 dollars. ...Read more
Muscle contractions.: The physiology of orgasm involves strong muscular contractions, followed by relaxation and release. Many people tense their bodies in anticipation of orgasm. Curling your toes is muscular contraction of the foot and calf muscles, so they are related to your body's response to arousal, pleasure and orgasm. It's OK to enjoy the process without getting too technical about it! ...Read more
Should I get my extra toe removed its really embarrassing to me. I want to be the same as everyone else. : (
Go for it: If it is really embarrassing for you, have it done. It is an operation, but not a very major one. It can actually be a little tricky, so have it done by someone who has a lot of experience with it. ...Read more
I used dr. Scholls OTC corn remover pads on 5 of my toes. Using the pads, the top of my toes have dark circles. How can I get the normal color back?
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