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redness around big toe

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Dr. Laura McMullen
21 years experience Pediatrics
It's : It's hard to say without examining you whether you actually have an infection, an ingrown toenail, or another problem going on with your toe. Give yo ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Big toe: This sounds like the progression of an ingrown nail . See your podiatrist as you will have a full blown infection eventually. Soaking in just warm ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Gout: You may be suffering from gout, you need to see your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment.
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Dr. Leo Krawetz
27 years experience Podiatry
Hallux Limitus: Hallux limitus is a painful arthritic condition of the big toe joint where the toe meets the foot. Cortisone injections , icing, antiinflammatories, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Paronychia: You have an infection. Please go see your physician.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Possible gout: See a podiatrist for treatment.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Paronychia: Sometimes the infection gets into the Cuticle area and affects the growth of the nail. See a Podiatrist that specializes in the feet/nail conditions ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe?: If that was something new to your daily routine, then maybe the flip flops irritated your toe somehow. I am glad the pain is gone now.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe: The picture you describe is certainly compatible with an acute gout attack. However, gout is an extremely rare disease in a premenopausal female. If i ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
See a foot doc: You may not of gotten all the nail out. If you did, sounds like you need an oral antibiotic.

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