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what if toe is broken

A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 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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Dr. Eric Lullove
18 years experience Podiatry
Locking toes?: If you are referring to toes that lock and curl, they are referred to as hammertoes or clawtoes. This is an abnormal compensation for pronation of th ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Cramps: I would suggest you discuss this with your family doctor.
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Dr. Peter Lio
Dr. Peter Lio answered
19 years experience Dermatology
Nails or toes?: If you mean the toes themselves, this is a little worrisome. Usually the skin will turn black if there is tissue death--necrosis--of the skin. This ... Read More
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Dr. Oliver Wang
9 years experience Podiatry
Lack circulation: You may have vascular problems causing purple or black toes. Consult vascular surgeon immediately or go to the er.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
If the blister: Is merely caused by friction and if there is fluid in it you would want to get the fluid out. This could be done with a sterile instrument and a clean ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Via surgery: This can be done.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
Could be a fungus: But it could also be something else. Call a toe truck and bring them to a podiatrist to get checked out.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Neuropathy: Various causes, conditions affecting lower back, diabetes, b-12 anemia and excessive alcohol use are some common causes. See your physician for evalua ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Debri: It is debri from between the toes.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Circulatory problem: This is a sign of diminished blood supply to the toes. You should see your family doctor right away to have this evaluated.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Leland
30 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes: Toe length varies between individuals. As with many physical attributes, there is a large range of "normal." certain conditions such as marfanism dis ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
More detail: Need more details as to which toe, bottom, top what type of pain etc...

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