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Cold Sores On My Big Toe
Diabetic?: If diabetic see doctor right away. If not, likely due to friction from ill fitting shoes or a boney growth. Get it checked by podiatrist. ...Read more
My so got stitches on the crease of his big toe (awkward spot) and now has a white itchy bump, blister like but harder, that's on his toe. Infection?
It does not sound : Like an infection but since we cat see it bring your son back to the doc to take a look or somehow post a picture for further comment. Infections are usually red, Or if there is a pus this is another sign of infection. The sutures might just be a little tight and that is the "itchy bump"..... ...Read more
Started with cold sore on cheek, sore on roof of month, feel like sores in throat now painful red dots on tip of my tongue.
Could be serious: This sounds like an innocent disease called herpangina from a virus that mostly affects children. And it is possible you have it, if you are exposed to children. However, you are 62. At this age some other more serious things could be happening and I would urge you to see a clinician soon. Meanwhile for comfort you can use warm salt water gargles and Tylenol. Good luck! ...Read more
Why are my hands and feet always very cold and nearly purple and my toes on each foot beside the big toe feel very sore like bruised?
You might have: Something called raynauds. It is not serious but if you live where it is cold, then this condition caused especially fingertips , fingers and toes to turn bluish purple and sometimes even white. People who have it really bad will find it happens even when putting their hand in the freezer at home or in the grocery store. Verapamil sometimes helps but other meds might help more. ...Read more
I am experiencing big toe pain (quality: warm to touch, pain in joint) , toe swelling, foot tenderness to touch, toe inflammation, foot pain, foot...i have some gashes and alot of cuts on my feet big gash on big toe and there really red and swollen?
My feet get really bad calais on the big toes and my tips of my toes the skin is hard as a rock i get blisters between my two front toes and iwalkin?
My big toes [email protected],,the outside of big toes,are red and a little more dry looking than the rest, also my pinky's toes. Ache on outside of my feet?
Different toe Box.: So let me see. The outside of the big toes and the outside of the little toes, both hurt and are a little red. The first place I would be looking for a cause is your shoes. The areas in question are the areas that that receive the most pressure from shoes that are not fitting your foot right. Red dry looking and aching are the warning signs of ingrown toenails, or at least inflamed nail borders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The sore on my inner top lip on my right side looks like its yellow patch. It burns & tingles from time to time. Herpes or cold sores or canker sores?
Hello, my cold sore scab fell off on its own and I kissed my boyfriend. What are the risks of him already developing a cold sore? Esp on his chin
Different animals...: Canker sores aren't to be confused with cold sores (which result from herpes virus). Canker sores are not viral, and they are not infectious - they are similar to other immune type reactions, such as dermatitis, etc, and are frequently related to stress (local or systemic). The lesion on your lip would more likely be a cold sore, and your tongue is a more typical place to get a canker sore. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've got rough patches of skin on both sides of my big toes and on the side of my little toe on my right foot. Is this a callus?
Sounds like it: You can file it with an emory board. ...Read more
Little red dots on my big toe and next one. No pain. Fungus under toenails though. What can the red dots be?
My feet are painful swollen and hurts to walk on them red dots rash around toes on each foot over a week now ?
Too long to wait...: You need to see your doctor soon. A complete history and physical exam is needed to determine if this problem is isolated to the feet or a symptom of a more generalized condition. ...Read more
Laser: The best way to heal a cold sore is the use of the biolase laser. The pain will be relieved quickly and the sore will heal quickly. If you have the area treated during the early stage of a cold sore when you feel a burning or itching the cold sore will not come back to that area again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I have two biggish sore balls on the bottom of both feet at the top also on both big toes it's really sore to walk on?
Plantar fibroma: The balls on the bottom of your foot sound like plantar fibromas, which are a build up of tissue within the ligament on the bottom of your foot. They are generally benign but can become larger with time. I recommend you see a foot specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more