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Toes (Definition)

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


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What could cause swollen, red, painful, and sometimes itchy toes only in the winter season?

What could cause swollen, red, painful, and sometimes itchy toes only in the winter season?

Erythromelagia?: This is characterized by burning pain and warmth and redness of the extremities. Although your description does not completely match what is considered erythromelagia this is the characteristic description. Itchy toes always make one think of fungus infection - athletes foot. In winter wearing heavier shoes and boots may be involved, or else you are allergic to your winter boots. ...Read more

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I stepped on something a week ago and it caused an intense burning pain and now I have an itchy swollen bump on my toe?

I stepped on something a week ago and it caused an intense burning pain and now I have an itchy swollen bump on my toe?

Stinging Pain.: You description sounds as though you have been stung, injected or otherwise bitten by a critter. A typical foreign body usually does not have "intense burning" as an immediate result. While your waiting for the appointment to the doctor, try applying moist heat for a while. You can also try cold application, just to see which works better. ...Read more

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I have swollen n itchy toes. ..Something like chilblains. What should u do to cure?

I have swollen n itchy toes. ..Something like chilblains. What should u do to cure?

Stay warm and dry: Chilblains can be prevented by keeping your feet warm and dry. Sometimes Hydrocortisone 1% cream can be used if the skin is itchy and irratated. It is important to find a brand of socks that do not make your feet sweat because the moisture is problematic. A brand that I highly recommend is smartwool. ...Read more

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My toes are swollen, itchy and hurt when I walk. What could this be and what should be done about it?

Sounds like: Infection of some type: either severe athletes foot or allaergic reaction. Often a secondary bacterial infection can also be present in either case. ...Read more

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My toe is itchy and swollen but not sore?

My toe is itchy and swollen but not sore?

Wash: Wash it with mild soap and water and observe for a few minutes. If red and swollen please get thoroughly checked by a doctor. You could have athletes foot or an infection ...Read more

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How to treat a swollen, itchy big toe?

How to treat a swollen, itchy big toe?

See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause. ...Read more

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On winter my fingers and or my toes are getting swollen red and itchy. What can be the problem?

On winter my fingers and or my toes are getting swollen red and itchy. What can be the problem?

Raynaud's phenomenon: This problem could be caused by many things but it sounds like Raynaud's phenomenon which is a problem with the circulation in the fingers. I recommend you see your doctor about it when it happens. ...Read more

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Why are my toes swollen, itchy, red, and bruised?

Tinea Pedis...: Or athletes foot is most likely. Keep the feet dry and out of shoes as much as you can and apply an otc anti fungal for 4 weeks. If it gets worse, see a podiatrist ...Read more

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Have an itchy swollen vein on top of toe?

Have an itchy swollen vein on top of toe?

This could be: From a number of things but none of them are potentially serious. If it persists for a few more days make an appointment with a health care provider for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Right toe swollen itchy sometimes numb to and red?

Right toe swollen itchy sometimes numb to and red?

Numerous causes: See your friendly neighborhood podiatrist to determine the source and remedy of your problem which be infection, arthritis, dermatitis or others. ...Read more

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Swollen itchy bumps on toes. Should I wear sandals?

Up to you: Wearing an open sandal may help to dry out the area if it is moist. I would start to use a topical antifungal to the area to see if you can rid of it. ...Read more

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Red itchy swollen big toe. How to treat this quickly?

Antifungal cream: It could be a fungal infection. You could try an otc antifungal cream. However, if your toe is red and swollen, it could be a bacterial infection and you would need to see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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My toe is swollen and uncomfortable. It's bending out of shape, and is itchy.

See below: This could be many things including in fection, gout, bursitia.
Best to see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I've a swollen red and itchy pinky toe for the past few days. Do u know what this could be?

I've a swollen red and itchy pinky toe for the past few days. Do u know what this could be?

Many things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Toes are itchy, shiny spots on them, some are red in spots. Both little toes are red/ swollen. Tried AF treatment with no success. Not AF??

Tinea pedis: Sounds like tinea pedis (athlete's foot). AF? Anti-fungal? Try some clotrimazole cream in between toes. Just the little toes? Make sure there's no cracks in crease of toes which could be trench foot. Powder might help. Keep dry. ...Read more

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My right small toe is swollen, hot, itchy and sore, I don't recal bumping it, what could it be?

My right small toe is swollen, hot, itchy and sore, I don't recal bumping it, what could it be?

It may be: Infected. If this continues - consider consultation with a podiatrist or your physician. Take care. ...Read more

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I stepped in dirty rain water and my toes turned bright red and a bit swollen and are itchy. Do you know whay happened?

Immersion: The skin is soaked and needs to dry out. It could laso be reaction to color of shoe. A peeling cream containing urea combined with a topical steroid will remove the dead skin and calm the inflammation. Fungus can develop under these conditions especially between the toes and at the end of the nails. If it begins to deelop a topical antifungal cream should e added. ...Read more

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Toes are swollen and purply, red colour. Rest of feet normal colour but swollen. Spots inbetween/under toes. Sometimes gets hot and itchy. Help?

Toes are swollen and purply, red colour. Rest of feet normal colour but swollen. Spots inbetween/under toes. Sometimes gets hot and itchy. Help?

Athlete's foot: From the sounds of your symptoms, especially the itching may indicate a fungal infection which refers to "Athlete's foot" When there is an inflammation of the skin it can discolor and usually becomes itchy. This can and does cause the toes to swell as well of the rest of the foot to swell. There are topicals that work rather well for this. The generic name is Terbinafine. ...Read more

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I noticed the toe next to my pinky toe has become very swollen itchy and red, the itch has spread to my ankles. What do I do? I don't know what bit me.

I noticed the toe next to my pinky toe has become very swollen itchy and red, the itch has spread to my ankles. What do I do? I don't know what bit me.

Itch: Sorry about your foot. Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. They will take your history, examine you, and likely order lab studies. Your swollen ankle may also require you to see a foot specialist as soon as possible.
Hope all goes well. Please keep me posted if possible. ...Read more

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4 days ago, a metal clipboard fell on my toe its still slightly swollen, bruised & starting to get itchy w/ limited bending pain w/ prolonged standing

Clipboard: As long as there was no break in the skin and the toe did not change in position this sounds normal. It may take up to 4 weeks for the swelling to resolve. If symptoms continue after 4 weeks seek medical attention. ...Read more

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One of my toes has been extremely itchy, swollen and hurts when I try to bend. Tried Benadryl (diphenhydramine) anti itch and few others. Not a bug bite, what is it?

One of my toes has been extremely itchy, swollen and hurts when I try to bend. Tried Benadryl (diphenhydramine) anti itch and few others. Not a bug bite, what is it?

Fungal?: When an area gets itchy and swollen plus some pain, there are many potential causes but I think a fungal infection is the most likely cause. However it may be a mixed bacterial and fungal infection as well. See doctor. ...Read more

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Swollen itchy feet with blisters in between toes?

Swollen itchy feet with blisters in between toes?

Tinea pedis: The most common problem that this might be is athlete's foot with a bacterial infection on top of it (a superinfection). Please see your neighborhood podiatrist for accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Need help docs! My 3 most left toes on my left foot are red swollen and itchy. Why?

Need help docs! My 3 most left toes on my left foot are red swollen and itchy. Why?

See a foot doc: You could have an infection which developed from athletes foot. There are other possibilities as well which is why an exam is prudent, . ...Read more