U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Westland, MI
A 68-year-old female asked:

Stepped on something on the bottom of my big toe towards the inside outer part big toe is now very swollen very painful pain going halfway up the top of my foot swelling of the big toe and under and around the big toe on the bottom awesome?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Toe/Foot : It is very important to have your toe and foot examined as soon as possible to check the possibility of a foreign body in your foot and/or infection that can spread and require aggressive medical therapy. A day can make a difference, so have it checked soon.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Aug 9, 2020


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.