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Bumps On The Big Toe
I have a bump on my big toe (right food) it is not painful or itchy ... I want to know what could it be , it is about 2 years that I have it?
It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more
Dyshidrotic Eczema: There are a number of possibilities for itchy bumps on toes, but dyshidrotic eczema is a common cause of itchy bumps on the fingers and toes: http://dermnetnz.Org/dermatitis/pompholyx.Html allergic contact dermatitis and fungal infection can also cause small itchy bumps, but a dermatologist can help sort them out and get you a good treatment! ...Read more
I have a bump on my big toe but it doesn't hurt when i walk. It has been there for three weeks. Should i be concerned?
See your doctor: It seems as if waiting is safe. See your doctor. Nobody knows more about you then him/her. ...Read more
My friend has got this bump on her big toe and it hurts and it looks alittle infected now but it's red and it appeared a couple months ago. What is it?
Depends: Well, it really depends on what it is! if it's a wart, then there are ways to get rid of them - if its an infection, then you might be need treatment for that (if it's painful or getting bigger, i would get it checked out). If it's been there for a very very long time, maybe its just a "cherry angioma" which is totally not harmful. If its new and causing concern, get it checked! ...Read more