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my big toe hurts when I bend it

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Toe pain: Where does it hurt in big toe? At base? Is it red and irritated? Do you have history of gout? Sudden onset of pain in toe without injury, and recent i ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Dercy Aranador
51 years experience Internal Medicine
You may have gout.: This is the area that is typically affected by gout. Your doctor can take your uric acid level to start with.
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hallux rigidis: These symptoms are most likely seen with arthritis of the great toe mp joint. The degree of arthritis determines the treatment, if severe you may nee ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
30 years experience Podiatry
It is possible: Gout involves the accumulation of uric acid in your blood. It despots in joints, most commonly the big toe. It could very well be that is causing th ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Fox
Dr. David Fox answered
32 years experience Family Medicine
Obtain an xray: The next step would be to see your doctor to get an xray to further evaluate the cause of your great toe pain and to have your physician examine your ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience Podiatry
Gout: could be gout if there is no history of trauma. Need blood work. See your foot doctor
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Big toe pain : Need more information but perhaps gout
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience Podiatry
Ingrown Nail: If the pain is at the edge of the toenail, this could be a classic ingrown nail. This can also become red and swollen in time. An ingrown nail can b ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
Need more info: Your question is too broad. Need more info. Pain associated with pressure can be caused by multiple things. If concerned, see your primary doctor a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
18 years experience Podiatry
Pain in the great to: When we walk every step we take affects the great toe, if we favor one limb over the other, that would be the on that hurts.

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