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Big Toe Swollen
Yes: You may just have a bad bruise on it or you may have a stress fracture but it should resolve as long as the alignment is good and you rest. Stress fractures take 4-6 weeks to heal but may have swelling present for 2-4 months. If painful when walking you may seek help or get an x-ray. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dropped a 6x6x10 log on foot right before toes. Hurts on bottom of foot under big toe. Swollen and a little blue. How can I make itbetter for tomorrow?
A game of Squish....: It certainly sounds like some sort of inflammatory process going on. It could be secondary to a variety of causes. Gout, infection, paronychia and cellulitis are all possible. To remove all doubt, you might consult with your own doctor or perhaps a Healthtap physician. ...Read more
Pad under big toe swollen but doesn't really hurt. Just uncomfortable sensation walking. Just looks puffy. Xray showed nothing. Antiinflammatory dx?
Left big toe swollen red painful around the outer side &botttom corner of nail.Never had joint pain.Doctor said gout podatrist said ingrown nail.So?
Ice: I f the pain and swelling persist get an x-ray. ...Read more
After wearing heels, the tip and side of my big toe is swollen& when touched feels stiff. No pain but has been this way for days. What is wrong?
Heels: Most dress heels have a narrow toe box. Because of the heel, the foot has a tendency to slide forward and force the toe into this tight area. Consider shoes with a lower heel and wider toe box. If the toe doesn't improve in a few more days, or becomes painful, have a podiatrist check it. You may have irritated the joint or aggravated an ingrown nail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Y big toe is swollen and purple puss come out in the side get crusty been cleaning it pain 2 month and i don't have insurance?
Ingrown toenail: It seems like you have an infected ingrown toenail. You should try to soak the area in epsom salts and warm water on a daily basis. If the infection does not resolve you should see a podiatrist for further evaluation. Untreated infected ingrown toenails can cause the infection to spread and could also infect the bone which is underneath the nail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause. ...Read more