Foot Disorders

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Foot Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    There are 2 types of Corns what are they?
    • A. 

      Hard

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Wet

    • D. 

      Soft

  • 2. 
    Corns are caused by........?
    • A. 

      Wearing sandals in the winter

    • B. 

      Not drying the feet

    • C. 

      Friction and pressure from shoes

    • D. 

      Not wearing socks

  • 3. 
    Corns are formed from layers of dead hard skin, creating a pointed nucleus, which presses on nerve endings causing pain?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A Callous is the same thing as a corn?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Callouses are usually found on ...........? ( tick all that apply)
    • A. 

      Ball of the foot

    • B. 

      Top of the foot

    • C. 

      Sides of big toes

    • D. 

      Sides of little toes

  • 6. 
    Callouses are caused by wearing high heels so can only be found on women?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    An enlarged big toe joint surrounded by a Bursa ( fluid filled sac) is called a..........................................These are often hereditary and can be extremely painful?
  • 8. 
    Cutting toenails straight across will prevent which foot disorder?
    • A. 

      Ingrown Toe nail

    • B. 

      Athletes foot

    • C. 

      Bunion

    • D. 

      Hammer toe

  • 9. 
    An ingrown toe nail surrounded by pus means what type of infection is present?
    • A. 

      Viral

    • B. 

      Fungal

    • C. 

      Parasitic

    • D. 

      Bacterial

  • 10. 
    Which factors contribute to the formation of Chilblains?
    • A. 

      Cold weather and poorly insulated shoes

    • B. 

      Showering

    • C. 

      Heating feet up too quickly when cold

    • D. 

      Wearing sandals

  • 11. 
    Chilblains are caused by tiny blood vessels in the toes expanding too quickly and causing tissue irritation including itching and pain?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A Verrucae is caused by which type of infection?
    • A. 

      Bacterial

    • B. 

      Parasitic

    • C. 

      Viral

    • D. 

      Fungal

  • 13. 
    The following statements are true of Verrucas?
    • A. 

      Caused by the Human Papilloma Virus

    • B. 

      Go away after about 2 weeks

    • C. 

      Just like warts but grow inwards instead of outwards due to pressure.

    • D. 

      Doctors are recommending Duct tape to treat them

    • E. 

      Can be treated with antibiotics

    • F. 

      Can grow in clusters call Mosaic warts

    • G. 

      The surface is covered in black dots

    • H. 

      In most cases Verrucas are a contra indication to pedicure treatments

  • 14. 
    If your client has a blister it is safe to burst it?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Hammer toes are a claw like deformity of one or more toes?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The following statements are true of Athletes foot?
    • A. 

      Bacteria is present

    • B. 

      Caused by a fungal infection

    • C. 

      Also know as Tinea Pedis

    • D. 

      Found on the ball of the foot

    • E. 

      Starts with itching between the toes

    • F. 

      Raw areas of thick peeling skin are found between the toes

    • G. 

      This will prevent nails from growing

    • H. 

      The client will be fine to have a pedicure

    • I. 

      The client should be advised to seek treatment from their GP or Pharmacist