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my big toe is pulsating

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
My advice : If rest, ice, elevation and change of shoes do not work is to see podiatrist.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
See your Podiatrist: You could have several things. Gout , bunion, bursitis, stress fracture. You can elevate limb &apply ice.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Big toe: Get an xray to make sure it is not broken. If just jammed - rest, ice, elevation, and supportive shoe. Buddy taping sometimes helpful.
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Dr. James Milidantri
37 years experience Podiatry
See foot doctor: Long distance running and toe problems are usually from repetitive trauma and need to be evaluated asap.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Get: Mri if really painful to rule out fracture or soft tissue damage to joint like turf toe or sprain. Try to limit rom or range of motion until you see a ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Black and blue : Most important is any sign of deep tissue injury. Black and blue are signs of broken blood vessels and blood seeping into the surrounding tissues. Tha ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Wakefield iii
25 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Consider cold compresses and maybe over the counter bennadryl. If you develop shortness of breath/throat closing off, then you need to go to the ER. H ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Corbin
Specializes in Palliative Care
Ingrown toenail: There are many causes for what you describe. If you do not have diabetes, vascular disease, or trauma to the toe, the most likely cause is an ingrown ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
Could be gout.: See a doctor to get a diagnosis. And proper treatment.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Kase
45 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Throbbing after bunion surgery is associated with swelling and inflammation, comonly seen after any foot surgery. The best remedy is to elevate the f ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
44 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Unless the injury is very severe the more common cause would be subungual hematoma. That is blood under the nail plate and is very painful. Go to an ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kahan
32 years experience Podiatry
Stubbed Big Toe?: You are on the right track. Continue the icing for the first 24 hours. If you think the toe may be broken then you should seek the appropriate medic ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Pain : Is not normal. Need an x-ray to make sure no fracture is present si suggest podiatrist in area. Rest, ice, elevation and compression should be used un ... Read More

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