A 17-year-old female asked:
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i was wondering why my big toe clicks every 2/3times i move it ?

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Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Pressure, fluid: It most likely is from fluid pressure shifting back and forth during motion. It's unlikely from gout, infection, arthritis, due to your age and gender.
Answered on Aug 13, 2013
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Dr. Chuc Dang
Dr. Chuc Dang answered
35 years experience Podiatry
Big toe clicking: This is a benign finding. The most likely explanation for toes or knuckles to 'click' is due to the presence in some individuals of tiny air pockets in the joint capsules w/c when suddenly emptying, give a 'clicking' sound. This occurs with joint movement, when the joint capsules in the toes or knuckles contract and relax. Again, this is a benign symptom, and there is no sequelae arising from it.
Answered on Aug 27, 2013
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