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Is there a method to distinguish nail from skin, for example examination under a microscope?

Is it possible to distinguish parts of toenail from skin, for example under a microscope? Say I had a hypothesis that some toenail material had wound its way down the toe and spread out under the sole ...
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Turf toe taping and toe joint protection

There are multiple similar suggestions on how to tape a turf toe. It roughly looks something like the image below and is done with kinesiotape. From a layman's perspective it seems like the goal of ...
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What are safe vasodilators to help prevent chilblains?

Chilblains - Wikipedia are typically caused by too rapid heating of cold toes, whether induced by environmental cold or by poor circulation. Cold feet put into warm water can feel painful, like they ...
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Why does an orthotic work instead of an exercise for hammertoe?

Hammertoes form when one or both joints of the small toes bend from weakness in your foot muscle. Diabetic nerve damage may cause the weakness. - NIH I've heard from fellow runners that wearing ...
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How bone of broken toe can be straightened without surgery?

I am reading this article about broken toe: If your toe is crooked after the injury, the bone may be out of place and need to be straightened in order to heal properly. This may be done either ...
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Intoeing in older children

All of the information I have found online concerning intoeing (pigeon footedness) only concerns intoeing in younger children. I have a friend who has a 9-year-old child who is displaying increasing ...
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Why is the exterior part of my left foot Toe is ALWAYS in pain [closed]

i've always experienced a little pain in this area : but lately it became REALLY painful specially after wearing shoes for few hours, and the slightest hit on it really causes a lot pf pain. notes: ...
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Subungual Hematoma

My son dropped the edge of barstool in a straight line down his big toe. (One in a 1000 shot) his toenail immediately collected blood under 90% of the nail. The pain went away after five days and the ...
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Fractured 2nd metatarsal near the toe - treatment options? [closed]

I kicked a wall (don't ask!) and after some tooing and froing managed to get an x ray. If clearly shows a clean fracture of the 2nd metatarsal near the toe, not displaced. I'll go through the NHS ...
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