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A 22-year-old female asked:

itchy bump on side of big toe knuckle and on top of knuckle. isn't painful, but very itchy and irritated when wear close-toed shoes.

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Try simple first.: I am not clear as to which knuckle you are describing. It is either the joint in the big toe itself or the joint where the big toe meets the main body of the foot. If the bump becomes worse while wearing a certain shoe style, then change the shoes. This may be the easiest solution. Possibly there is an underlying fungal infection. Try using a topical anti fungal. Have it examined by a doctor.

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Last updated Oct 26, 2016

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