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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Check with doctor: You should check with your doctor. They may want to keep you on a low dose to help stop another flare up.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Podiatrist: You would need to evaluation to include x-rays to determine if the joint has been damaged and the extent of injury. Consider seeing your physician or ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arlene Martinez Delio
38 years experience Psychiatry
Probably Gout : It may be Gout, which is an accumulation of Uric Acid crystals on your joint. It's more common on the big toes, then ankles and sometimes the knees. I ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See rheumatologist: Multi joint inflammation may represent a systemic problem such as rheumatoid arthritis. You need to be evaluated for an inflammatory condition by a rh ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Hammer toe surgery?: For hammer toes, it is a common and a very efficient procedure, leaving the toe straight, but good for walking.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Inflamed?: Is the joint red and inflamed. Gout commonly attacks that joint. There are other possibilities to consider as well.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
If not: Other possible etiologies can include swelling from injury (like jamming a thumb), gout, fracture, arthritis, or infection. However, the most common ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tobi Todd
Dr. Tobi Todd answered
20 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 member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
If you in-CYST.: Suddenly appearing lumps, especially soft ones appearing on a joint , are usually cysts. Initially, they may not be painful or present any problems. I ... Read More
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