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little toe joint is swollen but not gout

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
38 years experience Podiatry
Arthritis, etc: Different forms of arthritis, pseudogout, capsulitis, fracture to a joint, metatarsalgia, synovitis, cysts, to name a few. If you are not sure and ar ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
Many causes: Arthritis, trauma, poor biomecanics.

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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
27 years experience Family Medicine
RF - rheum arthritis: You could have rheumatoid factor negative (rf-) rheumatoid arthritis. Not likely gout without crystals in fluid. Other possibilities are pseudo gout o ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
Uric acid: Have your uric acid checked.
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Dr. Keith Baldwin
15 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Check w your rheum: Having 4 negative joint aspirations makes gout less likely. Other multi joint problems (poly articular arthropathies) may not show up on rheumatoid pa ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Foot pain: How much do you weigh & do you have a history of gout? Any trauma? What is your diet like? Consult with us to see if you need an xray or blood wor ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
37 years experience Rheumatology
May still be gout: This could still be gout or another crystal induced arthritis. In order to tell you will need to see a doctor who can take fluid out of the toe when ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Inury of arthritis: Trauma, stress fx, bent-toe tendinitis, possibile, but so are the seronegative spondyloarthritities.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Common reasons: A fifth toe can hurt include a painful corn or bursitis caused by friction. The shoe sometimes is too tight or too big. Gout can cause pain to any joi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
It certainly: Could be...Diuretics can increase the risk. See your physician.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Greenbaum
37 years experience Rheumatology
Gout seems unlikely?: Gout is unusual in women before menopause, and that diagnosis is even less likely since both feet are painful. Sodium restriction doesn't seem to be ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See doctor: Restart anti inflammatory meds. See your doctor for eval to determine true cause. Then you can start treatment and/or prevention. Good luck. Call toda ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
?: Did you recieve treatment and counseling on how to prevent future issues? Would do as doc suggests.
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