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Diabetes related foot problems can affect your health with two problems: diabetic neuropathy, where diabetes affects the nerves, and peripheral vascular disease, where diabetes affects the flow of blood. Common foot problems for people with diabetes include athlete's foot, fungal infection of nails, calluses, corns, blisters, bunions, dry skin, foot ulcers, hammertoes, ingrown toenails, and plantar warts.

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      Ingrown Toenail Article
      • Ingrown toenail facts
      • What are ingrown toenails?
      • What are the symptoms and signs of an ingrown toenail?
      • What causes ingrown toenails?
      • Are some people more prone to ingrown toenails?
      • Which nails are most commonly affected by ingrown toenails?
      • What causes infections in ingrown toenails?
      • How do physicians diagnose an ingrown toenail?
      • What are possible complications of ingrown toenails?
      • How do people treat an ingrown toenail at home?
      • When should someone seek medical treatment for an ingrown toenail?
      • What kind of doctor treats ingrown toenails?
      • What is the treatment for ingrown toenails?
      • What types of nail surgery are used for ingrown toenails?
      • How can people prevent ingrown toenails from recurring?
      • Ingrown toenail do's
      • Ingrown toenail dont's
      • What is the prognosis for an ingrown toenail?

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Terms related to Foot Problems (Diabetes):

  • Diabetic Foot Problems
  • Foot Problems, Diabetes
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