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Foot and ankle

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Should I Worry About This Bony Bump on My Foot?
Lumps and bumps are usually just a nuisance, but they sometimes require a doctor’s care.

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What are Bunions?
A bunion is a painful bump on a toe. Many people have them. If someone in your family has bunions, y...

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How Precise are Foot Orthotics?
Foot orthotics can help you keep your feet healthy. But, "orthotics are like the wild west," says Lo...

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What Is Pronation?
Pronation is one of the most common foot problems. It's not as simple as being flat footed, says Lou...

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What Is the Harm In Wearing High Heels?
You may love how your feet look in high heels, but it's likely your feet don't feel the same way. To...

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What Can I Do to Avoid Ingrown Nails?
To sidestep ingrown toenails, wear shoes that fit your feet properly and shape your toenails a certa...

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How Can I Treat a Callus Myself?
You can treat a callus using a licorice stick! In this video, women's health expert Dr. Donnica Moor...

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5 Embarrassing Foot Problems, Solved
Corns. Fungus. Bunions. No matter what your embarrassing (and annoying!) foot problem is, we're here...

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Worst Case Scenario: I Wear High Heels Every Day
Your favorite stilettos may be causing more harm than you think.