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Bone Spur Pinky Toe
Is it unusual to have multiple areas with bone spurs? I've got or had them in my hand, heel, elbow, hips, big toe... I'm just a bone grower :-d
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
I have had a bone spur removed from the top of each hand and from the top of each foot. I'm 27. Any possible causes?
I got a shot in my pinky toe on thursday to relieve pain in my toe because the nerve is getting pinched in between bones. It hurts worse and swollen?
Adverse effect.: Sounds like you have morton's neuroma and they likely injected steroids. Increasing pain and swelling is not part of the plan following injection although it may occur. If there is redness (or streaking) and warmth it suggests infection and you should have it looked at. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long will it take for my knuckle bone in the pinky toe to be removed in surgery and how long is the recovery time?
I got my knuckle bone taken out of my pinky toe on jan 31. I got my stitches taken out monday. My toe is in more pain than ever! Why is this?
I got my: Is the toe red and swollen? Do you have a bandage on it that is too tight? Call you surgeon now and insist on appt. Asap to check the toe to r/o infection, you will need snyibiotics. In rare instances people after foot surgery develop a condition called complex regional pain syndrome with severe pain, hot/cold/ clammy skin that has to be diagnosed and treated quickly. Feel better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got the bone removed out of my pinky toe on thursday. I still have stitches but it doesn't hurt bad today. Can I go and play bingo for five hours?
Usually wait: You just had surgery. You need to keep the foot out of the public due to murphy's law. Besides keeping your foot down for 5 hours could cause swelling and pain and delay healing. Please call your doctor and get his opinion before doing anything not on your home going instructions sheet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The outside of my left foot (the bone under the pinky toe)has been hurting since I went on a walking tour in the city (1 month ago).?
My pinky toe, bone under pinky toe and side of foot by pinky toe has been numb for 2 months. What could be causing this?
May or may not heal.: The area you are having numbness in seems to be totally delineated by the 1st sacral dermatome. The dysfunctional nerves could be in the back's sacral area, the peroneal nerve in the knee area, the lateral plantar and/or the sural nerves in the foot. Something has disrupted the nerve impulse along this route and the result is numbness. To remove all doubt, a neurologist needs to be consulted. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I'm having the knuckle bone of my pinky toe removed. My dr said I won't be able to put a shoe on for 3 weeks. What would I wear for after surgery?
This might sound weird but do bones grow back? I'm having my knuckle bone removed out of my pinky toe and everyone told me it would come back. True?
No: The stump of the bone can become enlarged from excessive shoe pressure but the removrd bone does not actually grow back. ...Read more
If I'm getting the knuckle bone taken out of my pinky toe will I have to wear a special shoe or boot?
Yes, for short time: You will need a post-op shoe or boot for part of your recovery. Ultimately you will be able to wear your normal shoes. ...Read more
My horse stomped on the outside of my foot today. I was wearing boots. The bone that stretches to the pinky toe is killing me. Is it broken?
Hi Ho Silver: More than likely, Yes. But to be absolutely sure, an x-ray would be in order. Those dar n 5th metatarsals like to break easily and often. ...Read more
I got the knuckle bone out of my pinky toe removed thursday. It isn't that sore today. Can I go to bingo for about 5 hours? I have been resting it.
Tomorrow I am having my knuckle bone removed out of my pinky toe. Will I be given a special boot or shoe? I just want to know what I have to look for.
When I get the knuckle bone removed out of my pinky toe will I wear a post op boot or shoe? Just asking for what I can expect
Injured pinky toe 2 weeks ago now there's a small hard lump at end of metatarsal bone near or on top of cuboid bone. What could it be?
A couple things: Normally the styloid process at the base of the fifth metatatarsal is prominent, perhaps you just realized how prominent it is with all the attention to that side of the foot. Could have injured the metatarsal at the same time or could be one of the peroneal tendons inflamed. An xray would be of great benefit. ...Read more
Numbness on right pinky toe and side of foot up until ankle bone. No pain at all or other discomfort. Been this way for 2 days. What do I do?
Nerve irritation.: The area you are describing seems to be describing a specific nerve route. The problem might involve irritation of a nerve in the foot. Less possibly, would involve irritation of a nerve exiting the spine in the back area. With no history of injury, look at your shoes and see if there is a possibility of the one being too tight. To remove all doubt, have the problem evaluated by a specialist. ...Read more
Having knuckle bone removed out of my pinky toe. I'm so nervous! What do I have to know? Like boot or shoe? How long are stitches in? Crutches?
Foot surgery: Very legitimate concerns that need to be addressed by your surgeon. ...Read more
I had my knuckle bone removed yesterday out of my pinky toe. I have 4 stitches can I walk on it today even tho it's really sore? I have it wrapped
I injured my pinky toe 2 weeks ago. I assume I broke it. Now I have a hard lump on the side of my foot near the end of the metatarsal bone (closer to?
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