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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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Big toe pain near nail. What home remedy is good for this?

Big toe pain near nail. What home remedy is good for this?

See below: Try soaking in warm water with liquid dishwashing detergent. This will help soften the skin. If the nail is involved use a cuticle stick to seperate the nail from the skin and then cover with andiseptic and bandaid. ...Read more

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I slipped and twisted my foot yesterday . I have hurt what seems to be the ball of my foot and the bony part next to big toe on outside is bruising.

I slipped and twisted my foot yesterday .  I have hurt what seems to be the ball of my foot and the bony part next to big toe on outside is bruising.

Foot injury: You need to stay off your foot for a few days. May be a good idea to get an xray to rule out any bony or joint injury. Please see a podiatrist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bone spur in bottom of big toe?

What is the best treatment for bone spur in bottom of big toe?

Best??: If you can be comfortable with a change in shoes or a pad - good. If padding or shoe change does not work other conservative measures are not likely to work either. Surgery would then be your best course. ...Read more

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What's the remedy for a swollen big toe that is paining ?

Depends: It depends what the pain is from. Injury, gout, bursitis. In general i would use ice behind the swollen area, try Ibuprofen and elevation. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a crush injury of the big toe?

See a podiatrist: Debilitating arthritis, toe deformities, permanent nerve injury and tendinopathy can result if the fracture is not adequately stabilized and the soft tissues not properly cared for. Prolonged immobilization, and/or surgery are indicated. If the injury is severe enough, and surgical reconstruction is not possible, amputation might be needed. Get it taken care of asap! ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for the treatment of foot fungus?

What are some home remedies for the treatment of foot fungus?

Since topical : Antifungals are so readily avialable and are effective - that is what i recommend. ...Read more

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What is the medical name and treatment for a torn big toe tndon?

What is the medical name and treatment for a torn big toe tndon?

Flexor/extensor: The tendon on the top of the big toe joint is called the Extensor Hallucis Longus. The tendon on the bottom of the big toe joint is called the Flexor Hallucis Longus. A tear of one of these would just be called a tear of that tendon. A complete tear would require surgical correction with suture or grafts. A partial tear may be treated with casts and non-weight bearing. ...Read more

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I have big toe pain, why and treatment?

I have big toe pain, why and treatment?

Too general : Would need to know what part of the toe, place it thru range of motion, watch you stand, and possibly see an xray. Do yourself a favor see a podiatrist in person. ...Read more

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If I have hallux rigidus of big toe but no pain or effects on daily life do I need treatment now or will i ever?

If I have hallux rigidus of big toe but no pain or effects on daily life do I need treatment now or will i ever?

Eventually: You will likely need treatment in form of surgery. If its ok now don't worry when it hurts is time to seek treatment. ...Read more

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I have soreness on my left big toe top corner and pain. took CIFI CV for 5 days but no cure. 'am diabetic. what is the remedy?

I have soreness on my left big toe top corner and pain. took CIFI CV for 5 days but  no cure. 'am diabetic. what is the remedy?

Don't mess around.: I don't know about a cure, but, the right thing to do is to visit the doctor. Treat the problem when it is easily handled. As the saying goes: "Give diabetes an inch, it will take a foot." ...Read more

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I have a bony growth on the heel of my left foot; what do I do? It isn't painful.

I have a bony growth on the heel of my left foot; what do I do? It isn't painful.

This would : Depend on what you mean by bony growth. A heel spur by definition is a bony growth. However, it is completely benign and if asymptomatic then it is left alone. ...Read more

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Can i get advice? I've got a blister on my big toe and i want to know if there are any home remedies i can do to make it heal faster (overnight, or in a day) ?

Can i get advice? I've got a blister on my big toe and i want to know if there are any home remedies i can do to make it heal faster (overnight, or in a day) ?

If you are: Diabetic, then you see a doctor to take care of it. If you have no medical problems you can use a sterile needle and with the very tip pierce the roof slighly enough to get the fluid to ooze out. Then cover with a bandaid. Do not remove the roof of the blister. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for pain due to bunion of big toe joint and also peroneal subluxation?

Are there any home remedies for pain due to bunion of big toe joint and also peroneal subluxation?

Bunion: The only 'remedy' for a bunion is to change shoe gear . Bracing is needed for peroneal subluxation and usually surgery. The only real relief for a bunion is surgery. See your treating physician for these and any other questions. ...Read more

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My right big toe is infected and I think it's because of an ingrown toenail. Is there any at home remedies that can help before I can see a doctor?

My right big toe is infected and I think it's because of an ingrown toenail. Is there any at home remedies that can help before I can see a doctor?

Warm soak: You can try to soak it on warm water with Epsom salt. This kind of thing can however get worse, and often needs to be lanced, or have a portion if the nail removed. Typically an office based procedure with local anesthesia. I would see your doctor as soon as you can. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Toes red itchy and swollen on left foot from playing tennis. What's best home remedy for this?

Toes red itchy and swollen on left foot from playing tennis. What's best home remedy for this?

Ice and a topical: Antifungal but if no improvement see a foot doc. I would make sure your sneakers are the correct size as well. ...Read more

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Red hard bump on top of foot between pinky and next toe. Very sore. What cud this be and wat home remedy shud i use?

Red hard bump on top of foot between pinky and next toe. Very sore. What cud this be and wat home remedy shud i use?

Too old for wart...: Red hard lumps between the 4th and 5th toes are usually caused by the underlying bones being pushed together. The result is the formation of an interdigital callus. To remove all doubt, have your foot examined by a foot specialist. ...Read more