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Reumatoid Arthritis and How It Affects The Foot

  Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory condition which is systemic affecting several joints in the body. The lower limb especially foot problems are a common concern for patients with RA. The difficulties people can experience vary from swelling, redness, tenderness of one or more foot joints. These symptoms can lead to joint erosions, joint…
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What Is An Ingrown Toenail?

  An ingrown toenail is caused by the pressure from the nail edge into the outer sides of the skin of the toe. Once the edge of the nail breaks through the skin, it digs in on the sides of the toenail, causing pain, tenderness, redness and inflammation. Initially, it can present as discomfort with…
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