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what causes this burning feeling in my big toe

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I would : Discontinue any ballet until I saw the foot doctor. Ice the region and make sure to wear a shoe/sneaker with an arch support until you can be evaluate ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Inflammed nerve: Burning is often associated with a nerve. You may have a neuroma which is an enlarged portion of nerve. This is often caused by ill fitting shoes or n ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
It might be: That is a lot of surgery on a relatively small structure...lots of nerves affected. Nerve injury can often result in a burning and numb feeling. So I ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rose marie Sotolongo
28 years experience Podiatry
Need xray: It may be fractured, torn ligament, bad sprain of first metatarsophalangeal joint. Recommend local podiatrist or foot ortho physician. Rest ice and ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Degirolamo
19 years experience Podiatry
Depends: Sounds like it could be neuropathy due to nerve damage. Are you diabetic? Are your nails thick and fungal? You should get evaluated by a podiatrist t ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It suggests: Nerve inflammation or impingement. Diabetes, vitaming b 12/ folate (folic acid) deficiency, medication side effect, arthritis etc may contribute. See ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
47 years experience Podiatry
Neuropathy possible: Neuropathy from compression of dorsal digital nerve to lower back disc problems. Seek evaluation from podiatrist or neurologist.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Many things: Many things could be causing your pain. See a podiatrist to get a definitive answer and treatment plan.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
17 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 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info needed: Without knowing more of your history, it's hard to pin down the cause of this symptom. Best to see your doctor who will take a complete history, perfo ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James McClurg
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
There : There are two general issues that should be evaluated the nervous and the vascular system.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
How long?: How long have you had the pain? Did you hurt it? Any new footwear or new activity? Give a few more details and we might be able to help more. See ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keyvan Ganz
18 years experience Podiatry
Needs examination: Several things could cause this to mention a few: bunion, sesamoiditis, fracture, shoewear/activity. Need to see a podiatrist for eval and xrays to p ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Degirolamo
19 years experience Podiatry
Nerve issue: Burning, tingling and numbness are all symptoms of a nerve problem. This could be a pinched nerve in the lower back, tarsal tunnel syndrome, or a num ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ross
41 years experience Podiatry
Overuse Stress: Your pain appears to be related to overuse, or possibly a biomechanical issue. If you are an excessive pronator or supinator, you could be creating ad ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Prager
41 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: Shooting pain in the hand is not very specific. Need more information whether it is coming from the neck, shoulder or elsewhere. Also is there numbne ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Praveen Mambalam
16 years experience Pain Management
Evaluation: This constellation of symptoms need to evaluated further by a physician. There are several possibilities some more serious than others. A proper his ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
26 years experience Podiatry
Cramp: Sounds like a muscle cramp, tendinitis, or fascial strain !
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Germin
41 years experience Neurology
Please see below: It depends. This condition might be caused by either focal peripheral nerve or nerve root entrapment. Yuo will benefit from seeing your local neuro ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: It could be one of many things such as gout or bursitis. Best to see a doctor for evaluation.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Many things: It could be tendonitis, bursitis, could have a wart, etc. See a podiatrist.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. E. James Bodmer
43 years experience Podiatry
Probable neuroma: There is a high probability you have the symptoms of a morton's neuroma. A neuroma often causes tingling and numbness, as well as, shooting pain in t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I would be curious: If you had any back pain this sounds like a radiculopathy or spinal stenosis type of problem.....
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