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How to keep feet dressings dry in the shower?

For reasons, I have several dressings on my feet which need to be kept dry for the next few days. Any ideas how I keep them dry whilst in the shower? I don't have access to a bath.
posted by EatMyHat on Dec 2, 2016 - 16 answers

My podiatrist is being sued for malpractice. Should I still go to him?

Should I trust this podiatrist even though he's being sued for malpractice? Also, do you have any advice for somebody with Morton’s Neuroma? [more inside]
posted by apostate street preacher on Jun 16, 2015 - 21 answers

Am I rushing in to surgery?

I posted this question a few weeks ago. Since then I have taken the hive's advice and sought medical attention. The results have been less than thrilling. [more inside]
posted by Quincy on Jun 21, 2014 - 7 answers

What are the best ways to treat foot issues at home?

I have web diagnosed myself with accessory navicular syndrome. Unfortunately, the web treatment options are not entirely apparent. [more inside]
posted by Quincy on May 27, 2014 - 9 answers

I maybe broke a toe last month, still having off-and-on pain. Now what?

On May 20th, I stubbed my pinkie toe very very badly. I wasn't sure if I'd broken it, but it hurt enough that I taped it up for a couple of days. The reading I did suggested that that was all a doctor would probably do for a broken pinkie toe, anyway. The toe swelled up some, and I experienced some pretty dramatic bruising, much of it focused on the "knuckle" area of my foot, right above the toe. Weeks later, I'm still having episodes of pain that come and go. I'm not sure how to proceed. Details within... [more inside]
posted by Ursula Hitler on Jun 15, 2013 - 25 answers

What can you tell me about custom orthotics?

I have seen a podiatrist and have been diagnosed with hallux limitus. I wore an aircast for about 6 weeks starting in December, and felt improvement upon my return visit, but my doctor warned that it was likely my original pain would return and it has. I understand it will get worse with age. The doctor recommended custom orthotics, and told me to schedule a follow-up to get the mold made if I decided to pursue that course. Before I do, I want to understand a little more about what this means and how it will help. [more inside]
posted by calcetinporfavor on Feb 12, 2013 - 9 answers

Is my podiatrist making stuff up about nerve damage and rashes?

Is my podiatrist making stuff up about nerve damage and rashes? [more inside]
posted by xyzzy on Aug 27, 2012 - 11 answers

Help me help my feet!

Do I need these custom orthotics, store-bought ones, or a new podiatrist? [more inside]
posted by bedhead on Jan 31, 2012 - 13 answers

Looking for a podiatrist in Tokyo.

Looking for a podiatrist in Tokyo. [more inside]
posted by Tenacious.Me.Tokyo on Oct 13, 2010 - 2 answers

If it ain't broke, how do i fix it?

YANMP -- Is my baby toe broken? What else could be wrong with it -- and what can I do? [more inside]
posted by custard heart on Sep 5, 2010 - 11 answers

Level of general medical knowlegde/skill of podiatrists?

How much internal medicine do podiatrists learn? How much internal medicine knowledge do they use in their everyday practice? [more inside]
posted by ticketmaster10 on Mar 14, 2010 - 5 answers

Starting off on the wrong feet: what to do about waking to foot & leg pain?

When I wake up, I have lately been vexed with a dull pain in my lower legs and especially feet that reminds me of a long day of walking... . [more inside]
posted by moonbird on Dec 17, 2009 - 11 answers

Monkey toes

Is it possibly for your toes to get longer as you age? My toes are freaking me out. [more inside]
posted by Evangeline on Aug 7, 2009 - 13 answers

Should I go to podiatrist?

My feet are in pain. What kind of doctor should I go to? I've heard that podiatry is sort of a dubious branch of medicine. [more inside]
posted by Sloop John B on May 19, 2009 - 17 answers

Getting a foothold on some information

I'm trying to find the papers of incorporation (if that's the right term) for the New York School of Chiropody. [more inside]
posted by Bromius on Feb 4, 2009 - 5 answers

Running shoes for painful running

For as long as I can remember, I haven't been able to run for more than a minute or two without pain in my shins. I just got orthotics, and they are helping a little. Are there any running shoes that could help me with this? [more inside]
posted by josh on May 28, 2005 - 7 answers

Foot pain

Foot Trouble: I can't run anymore due to foot pain. Should I visit a podiatrist or orthopedic specialist or what? [symptoms and stuff within] [more inside]
posted by weston on Nov 22, 2004 - 6 answers

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