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Toe swelling

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Ice: Compression, you can purchase coban one inch in a pharmacy and wrap your toe. Start from the nail area and work your way to the base of the toe. Do no ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vann Johnson
12 years experience Podiatry
Ice and elevation: Toe pain especially 1st toe pain can come from a variety of factors such as gout. If the toe is red hot and swollen then you will need to consult your ... Read More
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Dr. David Wishnew
41 years experience Wound care
Toe swelling: Unfortunately, the causes of a digit swelling are numerous. From infectious to traumatic to orthopedic to metabolic.The cause of the swelling needs to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
It depends: On what caused it. For example toe swelling as a post op complication is difficult to get rid of and takes a long time. Toes can be wrapped ( be caref ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Lots of possiblities: Is the ankle fully healed. If it is, did it heal in good alignment. Could be compensating as a result of injury and putting abnormal stress on other s ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Farber
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Gout, infection...: There are many possibilities. Gout is a common cause of swelling and is accompanied by redness, warmth and pain. A nail infection can also cause swel ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many causes: Many causes of foot swelling. Without knowing your medical history it is impossible to say what's going on in your case. If it persists get it checked ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Painful? Injury?: Tender? Most often an injury preceeds a fracture. Don't know your history. If injured - will require an x-ray to determine if there is a fracture.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, if too tight: If you wrap your knee too tight which prevents the blood/lymph from returning from the foot/leg to your heart, yes you can have swelling. If you remov ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Depends on cause: Whether it is infection, trauma, ingrown nail, gout etc. Try ice and elevationinitially but if this persists, see podiatrist.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Ice: And elevation. What was the injury? Consult podiatrist.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unable to answer: More details are needed in order to answer your question. Swelling can be caused by many things.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Any pain?: Did the swelling ever go away after the initial injury or it never did? These are important points......
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
13 years experience Podiatry
More info: There are many reasons one can have leg and toe pain. Without information on quality of pain, time present, what makes it better/worse, how'd it start ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Wishnew
41 years experience Wound care
Toe swelling: Once the cause of the swelling is determined, the appropriate treatment can be implemented. For example, if the swelling is infectious in nature, ant ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bloome
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: The two main problems that affect the big toe are bunions and arthritis (hallux rigidus). Exam and xrays can help elucidate the problem.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I would: See a foot doctor. The question is are the lumps or bumps really on the tendon or in the subcutaneous tissues.....either way you should be examined, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Inury of arthritis: Trauma, stress fx, bent-toe tendinitis, possibile, but so are the seronegative spondyloarthritities.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Get an X-ray : To find out....I'd lean towards likely.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Graham
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get it looked at: Anytime somithing inside the knee causes irritation, the knee will swell. This is called an effusion. Effusions are not normal in a normal knee. At y ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendon tear: Likely of the flexor hallucis longus tendon, as per your description.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Define CRPs: CRP = C reactive Protein? This could be reflex dystrophy (complex regional pain syndrome). You need discuss this with your physician.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Hammer Time.: Hammer toes can certainly be painful at times and along with pain, they can be swollen. Hammer toes can be of flexible or rigid variety. Either way, w ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Post skin Trauma: This sure sounds normal and expected. I do not know what question you are asking given the way your question is written, but any skin trauma, includin ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Haglund's deformity: Will typically cause swelling at the back of the foot.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Yes...: Swelling may develop at and around the surgical site. Veins and lymphatic channels may have been affected leading to swelling.
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