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Causes Of Bruise On My Big Toe
Can you get a stone bruise on the corner of your big toe? How can I treat it cause it hurts real really really bad! :(
Might be easy to fix: Hard to tell from your description, but this could be a "subungual hematoma, " or a collection of blood under a fingernail or toenail after you've bashed it. Usually it's just a drop of blood, but it can really hurt! a doctor or nurse could show you how to drain the blood and relieve the pain (but not all nurses know how). Of course, you should be sure you didn't fracture the toe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
Mysterious bruising on feet my husband has bruising on his feet-the bottom heel and alongside the big toe and on some of his toes but did nothing to bruise them. What can cause this?
Chances : Chances are this has nothing to do with the feet, but more a problem with blood clotting. It may be showing up in the feet because feet take more of a daily pounding than the rest of us. I would recommend he go to his primary care physician, who will undoubtedly order some blood tests and see if he has some kind of coagulation issue. ...Read more
Can shoes cause lumps on feet? Have a painful and slightly bruised lump under my big toe but haven't hurt it.
You (s)choose: I look at it this way. The slightly bruised lump was caused by: 1. Pressure on your toe with absolutely no involvement with the shoe. 2. Pressure on your toe caused by the toe and the shoe. 3. Pressure on the toe caused only by the shoe, having nothing to do with the toe's activity. I'm betting on number 2. ...Read more
What would cause sudden severe pain in big toe and toe joint? Not bruised or swollen. Can't walk on it. Sharp pain under toe where it bends.
Does bruising normally occur after a fracture or break in a foot and pain in big toe, what causes that?
My big toe hurts when i walk it's not bruised or cracked . It hurts like in the middle part of my toe ...The joint ? What is causing this
Irritation to a bone: Big toes take on quite a bit of pressure in gait. They give us most of our propulsion at toe off. If the toe was not injured, than just the very act of walking could be the mechanism of pain. If you have never fractured this toe before, i feel it is high unlikely it is arthritis at your age. Consider shoe sales. It could be due to the irritation of a tiny extra bone called an ossicle. ...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
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
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
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