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Big toe pain under nail

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 27 years experience
Toe Pain: Several possibilities come to mind. The easiest approach would be to see your podiatrist for a thorough evaluation, foot xrays and focused reccs. ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Few possibilities: Cold be an ingrown toenail, by pressing on the center you may be driving the nail into the corners. You may have a "subungual exostosis" this is a bon... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Warm water : Soaks followed by topical antibiotic. If pain persists see a foot doc who may need to perform a partial nail avulstion. This is a quick in office proc... Read More
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: Try soaking in warm water with liquid dishwashing detergent. This will help soften the skin. If the nail is involved use a cuticle stick to seperate ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry 12 years experience
Removal, antibiotics: It sounds like you have an ingrown nail, and if it's infected, you'll likely need antibiotics, possibly a nail procedure. Just the painful border can ... Read More
Dr. Thomman Kuruvilla
Podiatry 22 years experience
Ingrown toenail: Unfortunately it sounds like an ingrown toenail. Look for redness, warmth, pain and drainage. If their is drainage, what color is it? You should see a... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Wilton
Podiatry 37 years experience
Well....: What did you fracture? The end bone in the big toe may have been injured. We're x-rays taken ? You may just have an ingrown nail
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Sesamoiditis: This is a common ailment causing pain under the big toe. See a podiatrist or orthopedist.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 23 years experience
Many things: There are a number of things that can cause pain in the big toe. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone with sharp pain in the ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Several things: Fracture, bruise, arthritis, gout, bursitis.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Now that hurts.: A description of a discomforting feeling in or around the area of the big or great toe. This pain may sometimes be accompanied with swelling, redness ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Too general : Would need to know what part of the toe, place it thru range of motion, watch you stand, and possibly see an xray. Do yourself a favor see a podiatris... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See a doctor: I would keep a diary of when the pain occurs and what shoes you are wering and what activity you are doing and then see a doctor.

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