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Bruise On My Big Toe Symptoms
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
Bruised=need X-ray: The big toe has a major function taking on impact after heel strike. It also in propels your gait. Very prone to getting sore and bruised. It may be due to the bruising of accessory bones called "ossicles" they are small and round to ovoid in shape. At the base of the big toe near the ball of the foot we have 2 of these bones side by side. Exam + x-rays may reveal clues or even fracture. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It could be a sign: infection and/or inflammation (cellulitis), blood vessel inflammation (vasculitis), insect/bug bite,gout/arthritis etc. Go see your Dr for reassurance. Take care and God Bless you! http://foothealth.about.com/od/sprainsstrains/tp/Causes-Of-Pain-At-The-Big-Toe-Joint.htm ...Read more
Out of what? : Most people can still walk with a bruised toe. The severity of the bruise and symptoms you are feeling will determine what you can and can't do. Make sure to ice in the first 24-48 hours to reduce any swelling. ...Read more
I have a bruise on the bottom of my right big toe, it's been there a while and just recently it started to grow in a line. ?
I stubbed my big toe 5 days ago very painful but the bruising color the first night was of a green color and is still same green on toe and under othe?
Green toe: Not something I have heard about but I suggest you set up an appointment to see a foot doctor. Your primary doctor should refer you. ...Read more
I hope not toe long.: As long as you are not using your toe in the function of play, you can start immediately. But, if your play activity involves aggressive toe function, you had better wait a while. The waiting time is based on the specific activity and the amount and seriousness of the injury. You might have to play it by ear. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After I swim, my big toe hurts when I step or I bend it. It's swollen. There's no bruise visible.
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