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Big Toe Sprain Near Joint
Sprained ankle 2 weeks ago pain in joint in lateral side swell not going down in crutches and air brace Foot is hard to move cold to touch sometimes?
Wait: If no Fx, ues crutches and wait. ...Read more
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain, but with ice, time, rest, & activity modification they heal over a few weeks, 3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
I hurt my middle finger last night a foot ball hit the top of it. Could that of sprained the middle joint it's sore to bend & hurts when I press on it?
Arthritis: Actually it could be a number of different things but if it has all of a sudden become red, hot, swollen, and painful it may be gout. If it has been developing over many years then it is likely something called "hallux limitus" or "hallux rigidus" which is basically an arthritic process of the big toe joint that over time causes limitation of motion. I would recommend seeing a podiatrist. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more
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What causes a ganglionic cyst at the big toe joint. Can it be from bending the toe down repeatedly?
I've had a hard lump under my big toe just below the joint size of a pea for a month last 2 days very painful?
See a foot doc: Without seeing it hard to know if your referring to a callous or if you have a bonafide soft tissue misuse, if its the latter it may warrant a biopsy. ...Read more
I jammed my toe over a year ago. I get sharp pains from the joint up thtough my big toe and I cant run or put any pressure on it. Any sugg?
Time to see a doc!:
It isn't going to get better on its own after a year.
See a podiatrist or an orthopedist who works with toes and they will figure out what is wrong.... ...Read more
My Dr. Is going to perform an implant on half of the Big Toe joint using an Arthrosurface implant. Any comments on the quality of the implant?
Depends: Any surgery especially to the big toe has its advantages and disadvantages., with the implant ur doctor should discuss longevity of an implant and loss of toe purchase power... I prefer Cheilectomy or fusion...implants have there place but it depends on patient expectations. .. ...Read more
Thinking about Chelectomy on big toe. No pain but joint is very large, shows through shoes. Should I have it done for cosmetic reasons or leave it?
I have a torn big toe joint capsule and did PRP 10 weeks ago. Stil not healed. Can I deep tissue masage it and take comfrey (anti-inflam?) and silica?
I occasionally have deep, sharp pains in my finger joints. Also, my right big toe is usually so sensitive it is very painful even when gently touched.
I had torn my perineal tendon and had it repaired and my big toe joint feels jammed. It has felt this way since the surgery. I feel it's going to snap?
Cast problems?: Was your cast properly changed 1-2 weeks for several weeks after repair? Sometimes the casting after a procedure can limit rom and the disuse can lead to weakness, or the cast could have been improperly modeled around your great toe joint (your toe should have been allowed to move). It's unlikely anything during surgery could have affected the joint or the tendon to the toe. ...Read more
I sprained my big toe 3 months ago, stayed off of it for 4 weeks, now it bruises very easily with sharp pain anytime I do physical activity, concerns?
I have a cluster of lumps on the right side of my left foot I walk a lot at work and sprained my big toe years ago sometimes it hurts me please help?
I'm a little confuse:
With your question. You have two complaints yes? They sound like they are separate problems. I would recommend you see a foot doctor for both issues.
1) you should get a diagnosis for your "lumps".... Without seeing a picture it is hard to formulate a guess. 2) your big toe - the first mpj bears a lot of weight and xrays and in personal evaluation is important to rule out what is wrong. ...Read more
Had 2 operations on big toe, now it is inch shorter. First for demi joint, second metal plate w/screws. Now 6 yrs. On & off strong electrical pain.?
Nerves or hardware: Pain could be from nerves in the area being pinched by the abnormal biomechanics caused by the shortening or could be from loosening of the retained hardware. I would go to your surgeon for an exam and x-ray. ...Read more
I have a pain in the joint of my big toe feels as if it needs to pop can not sleep because the pain is so bad. Can not even touch it with out it getting worse I have not injured it at all.
Fungal infection: Perhaps this is a fungal infection of the toes. Is the itching worse after wearing socks & shoes for several hours? Is it worse at the end of the day (assuming you work daytime hours)? Any redness, irritation, peeling skin? It doesn't have to have a foul odor. If yes to most of these questions, consider a fungal infection. Try some otc remedies first. If no improvement, see a podiatrist. ...Read more
I sprained my left big toe. Is it safe for me to start competitive tumbling? Back handsprings, airal cartwheels.
Depends: It all depends on the severity of the sprain, treatment, and the length of recovery so far. If most of the swelling is gone and you can move it freely, there is not severe pain with range of motion, and you are sure that there is no other damage to the bone or tendons, then you should be fine resuming her activities. Good luck! ...Read more
A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more