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Big Toe Joint Injury
Active, 125lb, 32 year old female. Pain in the joint of the big toe, and top of the right foot. No specific injury or trauma.?
Huckle Buckle..: If indeed the toe is now buckling where as before the injury it wasn't, then it's time for a trip to the specialist for a evaluation. There could be multiple reasons for the change, including bone, tendon, capsular and ligamentous damage. Waiting too long for treatment could lead to permanent structural deformity or even worse, a functional problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The joint under my big toe and my big toe hurt all the time, what can I do to address this problem?
Arthritis: Actually it could be a number of different things but if it has all of a sudden become red, hot, swollen, and painful it may be gout. If it has been developing over many years then it is likely something called "hallux limitus" or "hallux rigidus" which is basically an arthritic process of the big toe joint that over time causes limitation of motion. I would recommend seeing a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fungal infection: Perhaps this is a fungal infection of the toes. Is the itching worse after wearing socks & shoes for several hours? Is it worse at the end of the day (assuming you work daytime hours)? Any redness, irritation, peeling skin? It doesn't have to have a foul odor. If yes to most of these questions, consider a fungal infection. Try some otc remedies first. If no improvement, see a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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