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why does my big toe pop when i flex it

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
May be tendon: You may have tendon issues. The popping could suggest that you have increased flexibility with hypermobility sometimes known as Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Gout: You may be suffering from gout, you need to see your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment.
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Dr. Leo Krawetz
26 years experience Podiatry
Hallux Limitus: Hallux limitus is a painful arthritic condition of the big toe joint where the toe meets the foot. Cortisone injections , icing, antiinflammatories, ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
30 years experience Podiatry
It is possible: Gout involves the accumulation of uric acid in your blood. It despots in joints, most commonly the big toe. It could very well be that is causing th ... Read More
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Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly yes. It can: Occur in twenties. Is there a family hx of gout? Best thing you can do is to see your pcp or a specialist like an orthopod or a rheumatologist. The p ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Either anterior: Tarsal tunnel syndrome or a nerve impingement in the back would be the two mostu common diagnossis' I'd look at first,
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jasen Langley
20 years experience Podiatry
Fracture: Recommend an x ray to be sure of complete consolidation of the fracture meaning healed.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Depends: On what you mean. Are you describing a bunion? If so can be surgically fixed.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: I would see a doctor or a podiatrist.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
see md: With your hx. Of plantar fasciotomy and compt syndrome i would see your ors.It could be a morton's neoroma or mild swelling in your foot. At any rate ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lim
29 years experience Podiatry
Yes: The main calf muscles are the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles that flex the foot down (point the toes). Lesser muscles involved include the peroneal ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Plotkin
41 years experience Podiatry
Locking no: Foot should not "lock up" although I may not understand what that means to you. It is common to hear popping sounds. that is usually from a tendon sna ... Read More
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