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I am about to have a hip revision due to a bacterial

Hi Pearl...I am about to have a hip revision due to a bacterial infection. I am devastated. I know this may sound odd but wanted to know if having pedicures puts me in danger of thes types of infectionsJA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?Customer: Yes....I am taking Cednifer and set for surgery to remove my hip on 12/28JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I have both knees and both hips replaced.JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?Customer: Can an infection on one joint spread to the others

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Dr. Arun Phophalia

Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine

Post-Doctoral Degree

25,970 satisfied customers
After a pedicure I got an in grown toenail that bothered me

After a pedicure I got an in grown toenail that bothered me for a little while on the top outside part of my big toe. Months later now at the bottom of my toenail, my nail is looking grayish, it is red around the bottom edge of nail and some puss is coming out from between the red skin and my toenail. I can see the bottom of my nail. There is no pain.

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Dr. Saha

Doctoral Degree

13,784 satisfied customers
Noticed a tiny black dot on my toe, thought it was a deer

Noticed a tiny black dot on my toe, thought it was a deer tick. Last pedicure was July 1, and it definitely was not there at that time. So whatever this mark is appeared within 28 days. Dark, with some red around the edge. Raised to the touch, but very small. Maybe slightly bigger than a pin head. I have photos if that helps. ISSUE: I panicked, had a few people say it's probably a blood blister. So I used my pedicure stone and with a few rubs the mark diminished and then came off.Should I panic???????????JA: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?Customer: Just noticed it yesterday.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: Had squamous cell carcinoma 5 years ago with no recurrences.

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Dr. Saha

Doctoral Degree

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ItS not really so much that i think they will go away as much

ItS not really so much that i think they will go away as much as i think that they symptoms i am experiencing will diminish with time. I know that they wont go away completely without proper therapy

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I am sorry. I know you opted out to give me a chance to cool

I am sorry. I know you opted out to give me a chance to cool down. I do think that I have cooled down. I know I told you that I didnt need you and that is not true. I was angry and I was trying to hurt you. I didnt mean it. I would like to talk to you. Will you tell me when I am done being on cool out time so I know?

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I have a persistant yeast infection on my big toe. In addition

I have a persistant yeast infection on my big toe. In addition my big toenail has recently become quite dark..almost a blue black. What treatment would you recommend?

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Dr. Saha

Doctoral Degree

13,784 satisfied customers
I have very sensitive feet. If something drops on my toes,

I have very sensitive feet. If something drops on my toes, the pain seems to be maginified, even if it is a lighter item. I also can't stand to go bear foot on concrete. My feet feel even more sensitive. I have had a condition with one of my toes in which the toe pulsates and turns red like it is inflamed. These are infrequent episodes, but when I have them my toe is extremely sensitive around the nail bed area. The nail had started to look distorted after these episodes. I haven't had this for awhile, but just mentioning it to you as background. It is really the bottom of my foot and the toes that feel sensitive. Sometimes I can't even stand to have them rubbed. When I get pedicures and she uses the callous sander, I just cringe. It tickles so bad, I can't stand it. My pedicurist says she has never seen someone so senitive. Do you know what may be causing this. I am not diabetic. I have had some raynauds phenomenon in my toes.

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Dr. Saha

Doctoral Degree

13,784 satisfied customers
Why do I keep breaking out all over my face a d body; a d the

Why do I keep breaking out all over my face a d body; a d the stuff that comes out is hard white and flakey. I've had these bumps on the sides of my mouth and side of my nose that hurt and feel like there is something sharp inside. When I peel off the flakey skin and put lotion on after washing my face it gets instantly dry and the clear fluid that comes out, burns my fingertips when I touch it. Underneath my fingernails will get swollen if I touch the fluid from the pimples/bumps. They don't get white heads or black heads, they look similar to a cyst but with dry flakey skin on top that feels like sharp string like puss underneath. What is this? How can I clear this up with home remedies. It's also in the creases of my chticles, and toe cuticles. Same sharp hard flakey type skin. When giving myself a manicure or pedicure, my cuticle skin will just continue to produce. I'm worried I have MRSA or impetigo, or something. Maybe it's athletes foot, or type of nail fungus that I've transferred to my face? Any advise would be helpful. I also keep getting bumps all over my legs that feel like a sharp objective inside like glass. My face will swell up under my chin sometimes with fluid underneath the skin. I was attacked by a dog 2 years ago, and got 25 external stitches and 4 internal stitches on my chin. This is where I believe it all started because one time my scar swelled up with fluid. I have had all necessary check ups and proper care at the time of the attack. However, it was infected for the first 5 months after the attack. I was on several different types of antibiotics until it finally went away. I'm not sure if this has any correlation to what I'm dealing with now. Thank you for your advice.Regards

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Dr. Brims

U.S. Licensed Physician

Doctoral Degree

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Doc i called she cant see me anybtime soon, and my husband

Doc i called she cant see me anybtime soon, and my husband complaining that i. Just saw a doctor las week. It feels different, my chet fels heavy, when i take a breath i feel like a cant fulky expand it, so i make myself yawn. My stomach is gassy. I am nauseous this is for doctor chip only

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