A 36-year-old member asked:
Why is my fourth toe swollen and reddish? it did not get hit, bit, bent, scratched or such. it is sore. could it be gout?
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Rheumatology 54 years experience
See a rheumatologist: There are several possible causes. You should see a rheumatologist. Problems such as gout are unlikely in this area. Two possible causes are psoriatic arthritis and reiter's syndrome.
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