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the top of my big toe hurts

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Several things: Trauma such as being stepped on or your toe may be rubbing on the top of the shoe, gout, bursitis.

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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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Go see podiatrist: Your podiatrist (and/or family doc) can evaluate, diagnose & offer you appropriate treatment.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
See foot doc: Bathroom surgery usually ends in an infection.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Podiatrist: Consult a podiatrist to evaluate and advise you. An xray may be advised. The question is whether the toe was fractured and/or whether joint damage occ ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Wilton
36 years experience Podiatry
Well....: What did you fracture? The end bone in the big toe may have been injured. We're x-rays taken ? You may just have an ingrown nail
A 30-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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See Podiatrist: He will evaluate and examine and probably x-ray and provide treatment depending on cause.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Needs to be seen: You have not given enough information to tell if you bruised it or have a significant problem i would see a podiatrist for exam.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Many things,: There may be an extra small little bone at the bottom of the joint, or just pressure from walking. If you have any stiffness around the first metatar ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
32 years experience Family Medicine
Flip flops: Very common when flip flops are first worn. The area between the toes is sensitive and can become bruised and the skin can even blister. The area to ... Read More
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