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i cut my big toe and its numb what should I do

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Were you: DANCING on your night out??? NO?? just the same sounds like a poor shoe fit!! Remember one foot is often not the same size or shape as the other! Jus ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience in Dermatology
See doc who treated: would see the doc who traeted you and did the surg....may be nothing to worry about, but to be sure, would make the visit .
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jorge Guzmán
9 years experience in Medicina Familiar
Perfectly normal. : It is perfectly normal, since a procedure was performed where veins, arteries and nerves are cut, the latter take longer to heal and the sensation of ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
No: Consider low back issue/nerve entrapment....possible tight shoe, or anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome....
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Med evaluation: If you haven't had a tetanus shot in the last 10 years -that would be prudent. If it is red, swollen, tender, has drainage, red streaks or you have a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Zuckman
41 years experience in Podiatry
Ice: I f the pain and swelling persist get an x-ray.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Sounds like nerve: Tingling is usually a symptom of nerve entrapment or trauma. Try changing to more supportive shoes and inserts. If problem persists, see podiatrist.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience in Podiatry
You need an x-ray.: To find out if it is fractured or not, you will need to have it professionally evaluated. You will need x-rays taken to determine if it is broken or ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Bernstein
36 years experience in Podiatry
Conservative tx: Clean the big toe daily with soap and water and apply neosporin cream (neomycin and polymyxin b) or triple antibiotic on the area and cover with a ban ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Ice it: Keep icing. If still hurts after day or two can get xray to see if broken....
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience in Family Medicine
Wait: A cut thumb is not like original one. It will get better with time and physiotherapy of exercise of thumb.Nt over do it. Take it easy.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
You need help: Stop bleeding by applying pressure. Rinse wound w clean water. Clean surrounding skin w soap & water on wash cloth. Apply antibiotic ointment. In ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
Keep it clean: Wsh it with perroxide and put a topical antibiotic on it and keep it bandaged. It will grow back.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Toes Can Hurt.: The degree of the injury to the toe is directly related to the force the stubbing. Bruising and swelling is your body trying to stabilize the toe in p ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience in neurology
Wait: If this happens briefly then there is no need for treatment. If the symptoms persist or keep the recurring for weeks and months, then you need to see ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
Go to a podiatrist: And have an x-ray to be sure it isn't broken. If you can't (or won't do that, buddy-tape it to the toe next to it (but not to the big toe).
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Jefferson
24 years experience in Podiatry
Big Toe Blister: Blisters on the bottom of toes are most often caused by friction. They occur a lot in runners, fitness enthusiasts, and in those who wear poorly fitti ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
14 years experience in Dermatology
Ouch: I can assure you that removing it is not going to make it easier to play softball this week. It is usually quite tender for 2-4 months after removing ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Need to be checked: Fluid retention would be unusual in a healthy 23 year old and wouldn't likely only involve one toe. Its will be important for you to get checked for ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
See a foot doc: Who may take an xray to make sure there is no break in the bone.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Be more careful: Unless you have peripheral vascular disease, ice is your friend & will help. Blood under the nail should be released it as soon as possible after the ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
Rest ice motrin : Rest ice Motrin splint it if unimproved see a doc.
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