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A 27-year-old male asked:

After running on the treadmill the other day, the outside of my pinky toe hurts.wearing shoe is sensitive on toe, but no pain without shoe.

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Bursitis : At the interphalangeal joint. This is why when you wear a shoe it hurts as the shoe rubs on the inflammed spot. Try soaking your foot in warm water and epsom salt to reduce the inflammation. Don't wear tight shoes.
Last updated Jul 19, 2020

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