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Toe locking up

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
Hamemrtoe: Possibly or tendinitis. Or tenosynovitis. Ask a foot doc - a podiatrist.

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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Nocturnal leg cramps: Sounds as if you are having nocturnal leg cramps and they can be very painful. There are many causes including nutritional, excess physical activity, ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Linder
43 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperglycemia: Leg cramps in a diabetic can be due to poor control of blood glucose. Check you before bed glucose levels, if more than 180 you need more aggressive d ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
You need to have: Your circulation evaluated to ensure good blood flow. You may have a vitamin deficiency. Either way, "crippling" anything requires an evaluation by a ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
These are muscle: cramps. Frequently called "charlie horse". They may represent an electrolyte abnormality or potentially vascular disease. Contact your health care pro ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
See your physician: The symptoms described could be a variety of things depending on chronicity to family history to other concurrent conditions. The localization could b ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Probably not: It is most likely from swelling and is causing cramping of the toes.
A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
38 years experience Podiatry
Arthritis: Typically toes will lock due to arthritis or inflammation of the joints. Anti-inflammatories may be helpful such as advil, (ibuprofen) if not try ben ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Possible: hallux limitis
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Muscle cramps: May be caused by over use, dehydration, vitamin inbalance
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
It is possible.: The big toe is the strongest of the toe, so as it deviates towards the second toe, the metatarsophalangeal joint of that second ray gets weaker and co ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Give ne more detail.: We need a little more detail. Age would be nice. Duration of complaint. Etc.

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