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swelling of great toes and balls of feet

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Pain: Pain is always an indication that an evaluation is in order. See your podiatrist for assistance.

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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Post op degeneration: Joint arthritis gout.
Dr. Daniel Farber
24 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Stress fx of met: A previous bunion surgery can sometimes unload the big toe and overload the other toes leading to a stress reaction or fracture in the metatarsal bone ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Kindly rephrase : I am having difficulty understanding if you are currently post op with a pin, if so how long post op? As pain and swelling do occur after bunion surge ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Nerve tumor: Neuromas are benign tumors which may arise spontaneously or as part of genetically determined processes. Trauma can trigger neuroma formation. Such is ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: A neuroma is an injury to the nerve causing swelling of the nerve and often the formation of scar tissue around the nerve.
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
A neuroma: Is a benign nerve that is enlarged and trapped causing sharp burning pain or numbness. I suggest you see a podiatrist.
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A male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Black rings: Do you have a history or diabetes, heart issues, overweight? Send photo to see what it is: could be from trauma related to circulation issues to Blue ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Try orthoitcs: You amy want to try orthotics for support of your feet and a wider shoe to keep pressure off the feet.
A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Any diabetic with : Foot pain warrants a in person exam as there is little room for misdiagnosis. You could have sesamoiditis, a stress fracture, tendonitis etc. Any poss ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
26 years experience Radiology
Couple things: May want to repeat the xray in a few days. Sometimes they can't be seen early on. If he can't raise his toe, i'd be a bit concerned about an injury ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
18 years experience Family Medicine
Could be: This could be serious. While this could be an issue of dropped arch or inappropriate shoe wear, you may have a fracture, or even a vascular issue. T ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. What you described suggests a problem with blood circulation in that toe. It ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Webster
35 years experience Pain Management
Rule out Gout: You will need to rule out the possibility of gouty arthritis - it typically appears suddenly in a big toe (classic presentation), although it is usual ... Read More
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