A 30-year-old member asked:
Why is my big toe swollen and red along nail?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 33 years experience
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Podiatry 29 years experience
Infection: See a podiatrist. You may need a part of the toenail removed to allow for proper drainage. Sometimes, an oral antibiotic may be necessary as well.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
What caused my big toe swollen and red?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 32 years experience
Possibilities: Gout, infection, trauma are most likely ones. Was there any break in skin or injury? If not, may be gout. See podiatrist for evaluation, diagnosis and proper treatment.
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 1, 2019
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