A 39-year-old member asked:
why is my toe still red and swollen?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Podiatry 41 years experience
More info please: Did you injure it, have surgery?
3390 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 39-year-old member asked:
How could I treat a dislocated big toe?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
See a MD/DO or DPM: I would see a physician or podiatrist that would feel comfortable reducing it. Before doing so, i would advise that you have xrays done prior to determine if there is a broken bone present, not just in the toe, but in the bone adjacent to the toe, called the metatarsal.
6366 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 38-year-old member asked:
Will a weird curved toe every fix itself on its own?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
No: You need some of treatment, the sooner the better.
6054 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 56-year-old member asked:
Thickening toe nails?
4 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Epsom salt soak: Epsom salt use this to soak feet daily and apply antifungal cream twice daily for 6 weeks - medical model oral antifungal is not good for liver and does not work still.
6288 viewsAnswered Jun 19, 2018
A 24-year-old member asked:
I woke up this morning and my big toe feels like I broke it but I didn't injure it what else could?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Various: Common problems that can involve a single joint (such as the big toe) include among others gout, arthritis, and joint infection. Gout classically affects the big toe, but can affect other joints as well. Arthritis can cause pain in one or multiple joints, but pain generally does not happen overnight. Joint infection can cause pain, usually with fever, and requires immediate attention.
6262 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 33-year-old member asked:
I stepped on a bee last weekend and my toe is still red, swollen and firm. Can't bend it. Not sure if stinger is still in. Suggestions?
4 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
General Practice 31 years experience
Possible Infection: You need to get seen. A toe that is red, swollen/firm has an infection (cellulitis). You may need antibiotics (I.V. Antibiotics possible).
5754 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 25, 2014
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