A 40-year-old female asked:
my does my second toe seem to suddenly become painful and pull down and away from the other toes on occasions. will happen for no reason?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Antoanella Calame answered
18 years experience Dermatology
Muscle Cramp: Muscle cramps can have many possible causes. They include:poor blood circulation in the legs, overexertion of the calf muscles while exercising, insufficient stretching before exercise, exercising in the heat, muscle fatigue, dehydration, magnesium and/or potassium deficiency, malfunctioning nerves, which could be caused by a problem such as a spinal cord injury or pinched nerve in the neck or back.
Answered on Oct 28, 2013
Dr. Joseph Newman answered
31 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: This might be due to tendinitis, arthritis, prior injury, neuroma, capsulitis among other causes. X-rays might be helpful, and getting a good diagnosis is the first step in answering your question.
Answered on Apr 3, 2015
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