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Dr. Richard Koenig
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Toe Joint Pain (Definition)

Toe joints include any of the numerous joints that are found in the toes and enable movement of the toes. Typically the great toe has one. The second, third and fourth toes have two in each toe. The fifth or little toe can have either one or two. Some consider the joints that join the toes to the foot (metatarsal phalangeal joints) as toe joints also. Toe pain is when any one ...Read more


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Little toe joint pain?

Little toe joint pain?

Inury of arthritis: Trauma, stress fx, bent-toe tendinitis, possibile, but so are the seronegative spondyloarthritities. ...Read more

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What can cause toe joint pain?

What can cause toe joint pain?

Injury & arthritis: I'm assuming we are talking about the "daddy" toe. Injury, either new or old, degenerative arthritis, tight fitting shoes, inflammation do to gout, pseudogout, and more commonly psoriatic arthritis. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Toe joint pain?

What is the definition or description of: Toe joint pain?

Typically 9 joints.: Toe joints include any of the numerous joints that are found in the toes and enable movement of the toes. Typically the great toe has one. The second, third and fourth toes have two in each toe. The fifth or little toe can have either one or two. Some consider the joints that join the toes to the foot (metatarsal phalangeal joints) as toe joints also. Toe pain is when any one of these joints hurt. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I step, my big toe feels like it has a sharp rock in it. There is no swelling, redness or joint pain. Does not hurt to the touch?

Sometimes when I step, my big toe feels like it has a sharp rock in it. There is no swelling, redness or joint pain. Does not hurt to the touch?

Neuropathic pain: Sounds like it could be a pinched or compressed nerve that occurs when walking or applying a certain type of movement. Try supportive footwear and if persists, see Podiatrist. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a soft lump under my big toe at the joint. I have lots of cramping and joint pain. Today I found A soft lump on the side of the same toe?

Possibly a tumor: Tumors of the tendon sheath often appear like this. http://www.orthobullets.com/hand/6092/giant-cell-tumor-of-tendon-sheath Must be checked. ...Read more

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I have sudden joint pain, swelling and purple discoloration in my big toe what could this be? The pain came on suddenly and i cannot really walk. I did not injure the toe or foot, I am not diabetic or in poor health. The only health condition I have is hy

I have sudden joint pain, swelling and purple discoloration in my big toe what could this be? The pain came on suddenly and i cannot really walk. I did not injure the toe or foot, I am not diabetic or in poor health. The only health condition I have is hy

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection (ingrown nail), metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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I was stung by 3 bees on the bottom of my foot and big toe. I'm now having moderate-severe joint pain and mild-moderate loss of muscle control.

I was stung by 3 bees on the bottom of my foot and big toe. I'm now having moderate-severe joint pain and mild-moderate loss of muscle control.

Go to ER: Your responses are not expected from bee stings. Perhaps the bugs were not properly identified. I am concerned that you may have something more serious such as Lyme disease. You need immediate medical attention if you are losing control of muscle function. ...Read more

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I have inflammation on my toes on my right foot. Joint pain on my shoulder, fingers, & wrist every morning. What do I do?

I have inflammation on my toes on my right foot. Joint pain on my shoulder, fingers, & wrist every morning. What do I do?

See rheumatologist: Multi joint inflammation may represent a systemic problem such as rheumatoid arthritis. You need to be evaluated for an inflammatory condition by a rheumatologist. Then appropriate anti inflammatory treatment can be used orally or topically. ...Read more

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What could be causing joint pain in foot?

What could be causing joint pain in foot?

Too vague: Please reask maybe tell us which joint you are talking about. ...Read more

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I have severe joint pain in left foot and 3 herniated discs. Are they related and how?

I have severe joint pain in left foot and 3 herniated discs. Are they related and how?

Foot pain: A herniated disc can put pressure on a nerve if the right disc presses on the nerve innervating the foot it may hurt. ...Read more

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What type of doctor for foot joint pain?

What type of doctor for foot joint pain?

Orthopedist or podia: An orthopedist, preferably an orthopedic foot and ankle specialist, or a podiatrist would be the two usual choices. ...Read more

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I have severe joint pain in my foot, my knee and my shoulder all on the right side of my body, I am only in my 20's. What could be causing this?

Rheumatologist: There are several causes of joint pains including rheumatoid arthritis, gout,lupus,etc. If your symptoms persist, I recommend that you see a rheumatologist who will order the appropriate tests and treatment. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain radiating from ball of right foot, comes and goes, not alleviated by sitting/laying. Joint (?) pain when pressing out through ball.

See details: The best approach is to have the foot evaluated by an orthopedist or even a podiatrist. There are several possible explanation for pain in that area of the foot. A common cause is sesmoiditis or inflammation of a bone until the great toe. ...Read more

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A year ago i fell an hurt my ankle an now I have severe leg pain, and joint pain in knee groin n ankle, foot?

Ankle/leg pain: This is not common but can occur. You would need to be examined and possibly have some tests to help determine what the problem is. ...Read more

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Physio says SI joint pain can cause nerve pain down leg and be reason for my pins n needles it foot, doc says pain doesn't go below knee, who's right?

Physio says SI joint pain can cause nerve pain down leg and be reason for my pins n needles it foot, doc says pain doesn't go below knee, who's right?

SI joint pain & nerv: Normally SI joint pain does not radiate to the foot. I would not generally guess that SI joint pain and nerve dysfunction occurred together. http://www.spine-health.com/conditions/sacroiliac-joint-dysfunction/sacroiliac-joint-dysfunction-si-joint-pain ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with accute ebv, can it cause ongoing foot, elbow, knee, and hand joint pain?

I've been diagnosed with accute ebv, can it cause ongoing foot, elbow, knee, and hand joint pain?

EBV: This illness is seldom if ever manifested by acute arthritis and something else is likely to be going on at the same time. Get yourself fully evaluated. Hope this clears up quickly. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more