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causes of pain in my big toe

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
13 years experience Psychiatry
Few things: Gout, arthritis, or some sort of trauma can all cause it. See your physician so they can do an appropriate exam.
Dr. Brian Wagner
18 years experience Podiatry
Swelling : Difficult to answer. May be infection surrounding the nail, bunion deformity, psoriatic arthritis of the joint in the big toe, an injury, and many ot ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Depend where on the : Toe, can be shoes too small, can be ingrown toenail, subungual exostosis, hallux limitus, osteoarthritis of the ip joint, gout, fracture etc etc, best ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Time to see a doctor: A person with ongoing pain in a toe for several months should see a doctor, to figure out if there is arthritis, a bone fracture, gout, or other disor ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Big toe pain: Here again it could be several things - undiagnosed fracture, subchondral fracture, tendonitis, bone spur, ingrown nail, subungual exostosis, fungal ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
38 years experience Podiatry
Various answers: This may be caused by gout if the toe is red, hot and swollen that you can barely touch it. An ingrown toenail will have swelling and pain on the sid ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Several: Trauma! or surgery. Gangrene with mummification and auto amputation diabetic ulceration, and some other infections and diseases can be related - bur ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
It could just be: A normal foot may have either the first, second, and rarely the third toe as being the longest. If the toe is much shorter, there could be a medical, ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Could be: Check for low back pain to rule out nerve impingement. Side effects of medication, systemic disease, or vitamin deficiency or nerve issue in foot can ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: Not enough information to really tell. See a podiatrist.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pinched nerve: Numbness usually indicates a pinched nerve. In this case, great toe numbness could potentially indicate a pinched L4 nerve in your low back. The goo ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Rosenthal
44 years experience Podiatry
Could be dry skin: Should see a podiatrist, if otc dry skin preps, don't help . Would need to exam.

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