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Toe bruising from tight shoes and socks. Any good home remedy for this?

Toe bruising from tight shoes and socks. Any good home remedy for this?

Bruising: The obvious remedy is to get rid of the tight shoes and socks. This begs the question why you would have something that tight ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Right big toe numb for weeks. Small bunion. Never wear tight shoes or heels.

Right big toe numb for weeks. Small bunion. Never wear tight shoes or heels.

Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Woke with severe pain left little toe joint. No injury remembered but has been hurting a little for weeks. I don't wear tight shoes or heels.

Woke with severe pain left little toe joint. No injury remembered but has been hurting a little for weeks. I don't wear tight shoes or heels.

Get it checked: Trauma and shoe irritation would be the most likely reasons. Check between the toes for signs of irritation or a soft corn. If nothing unusual is noted, have a podiatrist evaluate it. You may need x-rays to check for occult fracture or arthritis. ...Read more

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Top of my foot hurts can barely walk or put tight shoes on?

Top of my foot hurts can barely walk or put tight shoes on?

Many possibilities: Your information is not specific enough. Is there are tenderness to touch or swelling. See your doctor and get it x rayed. ...Read more

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Could narrow / tight shoes give you headaches?

Could narrow / tight shoes give you headaches?

Foot aches: Would definately be more common. I think the way to find out is to stay away from them for a few days. You can try them on again and if the headache returns, we'll then that would convince me. ...Read more

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What are some of the side effects of wearing tight shoes?

Other than being: Miserably painful, you mean? There can be cramping of the foot, toenails that aren't otherwise painful can poke you in the corners, making those painful. Many other irritations are also possible, particularly in the toes. It would have to be done over a prolonged period of time before any long lasting deformity would show up. ...Read more

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Can tight shoes damage your feet like with neuromas?

Can tight shoes damage your feet like with neuromas?

Yes...: Tight shoes can damage your feet and certainly have been thought to contribute to the development or worsening of neuromas. It is important for you to get well fitting shoes. Some guidelines to do this can be found at the orthopedic foot and ankle website. The web address is www. Aofas. Org. ...Read more

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Can tight shoes cause an increase in your blood pressure?

Can tight shoes cause an increase in your blood pressure?

Likely not: If shoes are tight and painful, the stress of the pain may cause your blood pressure to rise somewhat. ...Read more

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What can I do about blisters that formed from wearing tight shoes all day?

What can I do about blisters that formed from wearing tight shoes all day?

Pop them: Don't wear those shoes anymore! Clean the blisters and with a clean nail cutter make a very small hole in each blister and drain the fluid out. Do not remove any of the blister tissue. Cover them with antibiotic ointment and a band aid. They should now dry out! ...Read more

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Hello, I am having numbness (x14 days) along the medial aspect of my big toes after wearing tight shoes - I understand this is likely secondary to MPJ compression. How long does it usually take for sensory function returns to normal? Thank you!

Hello, I am having numbness (x14 days) along the medial aspect of my big toes after wearing tight shoes - I understand this is likely secondary to MPJ compression. How long does it usually take for sensory function returns to normal? Thank you!

A slow Return.: Difficult to come up with a figure. More than likely the shoes damaged the nerve enough to reduce the nerve impulse conductivity. Consider the fact that wearing any shoe may influence the speed of recovery. The nerve has to obtain a minimum degree of healing before feeling even begins to come back. Kind of like taking three steps forward and one step back. Applying heat may speed the healing up. ...Read more

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Can you get corns from wearing tight shoes for many years?

Can you get corns from wearing tight shoes for many years?

Yes: Corns are caused from friction and excess pressure. Tight shoes if one way to create excessive pressure. ...Read more

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Help doctors! What're the things you get from wearing too tight shoes?

Help doctors! What're the things you get from wearing too tight shoes?

Bursitis: Hammer toes, bunions, corns on the toes or between the toes, pinched nerves or neuromas, ingrown toenails....Much better off wearing shoes that fit. ...Read more

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Could tight shoes damage your feet?

Yes: Tight shoes can cause many foot problems, to name a few
1. Hammertoes
2. Pinched nerve-neuroma
3. Nail damage
4. Blisters. ...Read more

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Can toenails get messed up from tight shoes?

Can toenails get messed up from tight shoes?

Yes: Pressure from the shoes will effect the root and deform the nail. ...Read more

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Difficulty staying focused, constantly interrupting, forgetting things all the time, as a child I had to have very tight shoes or id throw a tantrum?

Difficulty staying focused, constantly interrupting, forgetting things all the time, as a child I had to have very tight shoes or id throw a tantrum?

Needs evaluation: It is difficult to comment with a short history as above but there is a possibility that you may have an element of Attention Deficit disorder. You will need to see your GP for a more detailed consultation and possibly a referral to a specialist for further evaluation ...Read more

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Can tight shoes make your toes numb?

Yes: If too tight it can compress the nerves and cause numbness. ...Read more

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Wore tight shoes yesterday and woke up with two numb toes?

Crushed Nerve: Should return to normal. I would give those shoes away. ...Read more

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What can I do for a toe that went numb wearing tight shoes?

What can I do for a toe that went numb wearing tight shoes?

Can try: If nerve damage occurred, than numbness might be permanent, but you can try wearing mor roomy shoes and see if numbness will resolve. ...Read more

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Did I get fluid filled bunions on my feet from wearing excessively tight shoes?

Yes: You are either referring to bunions (which relates to your big toe, and are not fluid filled) or blisters (which are fluid filled). Either way, you shouldn't be wearing excessively tight shoes. ...Read more

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Can wearing really tight shoes cause you to have claw toe?

Possibly: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

Poorly Fitting Shoes (Definition)

A person may notice that his shoes are fitting more tightly if his feet become enlarged for any reason. This may due to tissue swelling, water retention, or growth of bones in the hand. ...Read more