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constant pain in big toe joint

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Possible gout: See a podiatrist for treatment.
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Big toe joint: This needs to be evaluated by your podiatrist.

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Big toe: Pain can be caused by gout, bunion, nerve entrapment, trauma, sprain and many moe. See podiatrist.
Dr. David Brouwer
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Toe pain: Sudden pain in the toe can be due to gout. Usually the pain is very intense and makes it difficult to bear weight. Other causes of toe pain not relate ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Big toe: There can be more than a couple causes for pain in this area . Among them are gout , stress fracture , tendonitis, sesamoiditis , arthritis. See you ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Perhaps fungus: Try an antifungal cream.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Info needed: Have you looked to see if there are any red spots or blister type lesions? Likely athlete foot.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
Get at the cause: See your doctor for an evaluation. X-rays and/or lab tests may be necessary to diagnose what exactly is going on. It sounds like arthritis, and ther ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
See a foot doc: Need an xray to determine how bad it is. Sometimes conservative therapy may work, or the doctor may advise surgery if your joint is arthritic.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Technically : The big toe joint would be the interphalangeal joint not the mpj, but, I'm not sure which you are referring to. If the ip joint, I'd look to see if th ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tobi Todd
Dr. Tobi Todd answered
21 years experience Podiatry
Big Toe Pain: Good morning. If there is a history of trauma, their is a higher incidence of early arthritic conditions such as Hallux Limitus that cause bone spurs ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Vern Chuba
23 years experience Podiatry
Depends: Any surgery especially to the big toe has its advantages and disadvantages.,,with the implant ur doctor should discuss longevity of an implant and los ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
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 da ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Yes if : Yur doc is unavailable, an urgent care center or emergency room can help.

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