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Doctor insights on: Bony Growth On The Big Toe

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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Bony Growth On Toe (Definition)

Boney growths are usually a "reactive" growth, whether from chronic pressure or shoe irritation, or arthritis in a joint causing surrounding boney spurs to grow. Usually these are either padded to shield pressure away from the lesion, or surgical intervention may be performed ...Read more


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How to tell if bony growth on big toe base is a bunion, osteoarthritis, or rheumatoid arthritis or gout/tophi? Only on right foot.

How to tell if bony growth on big toe base is a bunion, osteoarthritis, or rheumatoid arthritis or gout/tophi? Only on right foot.

See a podiatrist: Go see a podiatrist. Gout would flare up and you have intense pain. Arthritis is due to joint space narrowing which is very possible. Ra 36 yo male not likely and it is on both side, bunion is a possibility. Usually if the bony growth on the side of the big toe joint its a bunion. Top of the big toe joint is arthritis. Podiatrist can tell you exactly what you got and how to take care of it. ...Read more

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I have a growth round in nature under my skin close to the big toe.What could it be ? It hurts wheni do walk

I have a growth round in nature under my skin close to the big toe.What could it be ? It hurts wheni do walk

May be bone but: It is common to have a skin growth on any number of toes. This includes warts or callouses, however a growth deep to the skin may be more deserving of investigation. "a growth round in nature under my skin, " could be either soft tissue in nature, or bone. Please consult your local podiatrist who will begin with x-rays. ...Read more

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On the outer aspect of my big toe I have a have growth of hard skin. It can be shaved easily or cut off with scissors, it returns. How remove it?

On the outer aspect of my big toe I have a have growth of hard skin.  It can be shaved easily or cut off with scissors, it returns. How remove it?

Many ways: Using a pumice stone or callous file is best. Using an open razor blade leaves alot of injury risk. Use a good lotion daily to the area. ...Read more

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I have a broken toenail on my big toe. It's not infected . What do I need to use to help with the growth process.

I have a broken toenail on my big toe. It's not infected . What do I need to use to help with the growth process.

Cut it back: Cut the toenail back as far as possible to reduce the risk of it getting caught on something. Then a apply a bandaid to keep pressure on the nail until the broken part grows out and falls off. ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

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