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Savannah, GA
A 21-year-old female asked:

The second joint on my second toe hurts so bad when it's touched.it doesnt look red or swollen but cant bend all the way.run regularly but no trauma.

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Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 62 years experience
Painful toe: joggers sometimes get 'stress' fractures (though they are relatively longer bones of the foot). Get an X-ray. Other possibility includes tendinitis. If X-ray shows no fracture, try anti inflammatory medicine (600-800 mg Ibuprofen 3 times a ay with food) for a few days. If response is not satisfactory , see your physician.
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