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What causes this burning feeling in my big toe

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
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
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Ice, rest, pain meds: The injury during "ballet class' may have caused a sprain or strain in the muscles or tendons in your foot. Acutely, after the injury I would ice the ... Read More
Dr. Warren Strudwick
Sports Medicine 31 years experience
May be serious: You may have strained your tarsal-metatarsal joint or may have developed degenerative changes in that area. It would be best to see an orthopedic foot... Read More

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 46 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Rose marie Sotolongo
Podiatry 30 years experience
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
Dr. Jordan Steinberg
Podiatry 15 years experience
Burning pain: The burning pain you're experiencing is due to swelling of the toe which is then pressing against the nerve causing a burning sensation. The best thin... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
There : There are several different possibilities for this: 1. If you are having pain when you walk, it could be a morton's neuroma (this is a benign-noncanc... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Neuropathy: Could be low back nerve impingement, tarsal tunnel, vitamin deficiency, systemic disease, side effect of medication etc etc...See a doc...
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Wells
Psychiatry 45 years experience
It depends.: A burning sensation on the top of a big toe might have many causes. When did the burning sensation start? Is it intermittent or constant? Is there any... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Nerve pain: Very often the nerve on the top of the foot is injured. Shoes can compress the nerve and cause. Remove all pressure and give it a few days. If it pers... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Bruise: Trauma likely cause bruising. Ice elevation should help. Observe.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Neuropathy?: Depends if you have diabetes or other risk factors for any type of neuropathy. So more history and details needed , but more important needs to be exa... Read More
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