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Hurts To Bend Big Toe
It can be arthritic
you need an xray. ...Read more
My big toe feels like it needs to pop but it can't. I can't bend it but I can move it, this started this morning when I woke up. I don't hurt it.
You are having a gout attack. See your family doctor or Go to the ER ASAP for a definitive diagnosis and treatment. Until you can get to see a doctor, take some NSAIDS like ibuprofen, keep your foot elevated and use some cold compresses. Wear open toed shoes. Don't eat beans, meat, cheese, shellfish or drink alcohol.
Best wishes. ...Read more
My big toe hurts. It hurts when I bend it back and forward. It just started to hurt tonight. What could be wrong.?
I woke up this morning and my 2nd toe from my big toe was hurting, it's hurts to bend it. I hit my my little toes on my bed frame a few days ago.
As they R not the-: -same toe, they R unrelated. Really the only way U can get an answer is 2 have Ur parents make an appt. 4 U 2 C Ur PCP. This requires a hands on exam. ...Read more
My right big toe has been hurting lately. I don't know what would have caused it. Could I have sprained it? It hurts to stand on it or bend it. No swe
Many possibilities: So see your doctor to get diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more
My big toe really hurts to bend back at all or move. I don't remember ever hurting it but its been a week and it hurts to put on heels?
See a foot doc: Have an xray, perhaps you have hallux limitus. A condition where the joint grew excess bone and motion thereby hurts. ...Read more
I have this small red painful bump on the bottom of my big toe, between the pad and food. It won't pop, it hurts to bend my toe what might it be?
Without seeing: Hard to tell. See podiatrist, or dermatologist. ...Read more
My big toe has been hurt for over 2 weeks because I jammed it, so now it's swelled, hurts when I walk, and when I bend it. What could be wrong with it?
Injury: The symptoms you describe can be seen in a variety of musculoskeletal injuries to include strains, sprains, and fractures. A visit to the doctor for an evaluation and X-Ray would be reasonable given the duration of your symptoms. ...Read more
Tight: Plantar fascia is a possibility. Try rolling a golf or tennis ball unde the inner arch region. Try wearing an orthotic when walking. ...Read more
I hit a bunion on my big toe. It now hurts to bend that toe down. It's been over a month and it still hasn't gotten better. What should I do?
Get an X-ray: Please get an x-ray of that toe to make sure that there is no fracture. ...Read more
I would recommend: You see a foot doc to have it x-rayed and evaluated. If you don;t already have one I am in forest hills, right next to you. I am sure we will be able to figure out your problem and come up with a treatment plan for you. ...Read more
Hallux rigidus: You likely have hallux rigidus, arthritis of the big toe. You may have done something to exacerbate it over the past few months. You don't mention any specific injury. Nsaids and a stuff sole shoe that doesn't bend at the big toe (to act like a splint) may help. Topical pain creams may help too. ...Read more
My top part of toe next to big toe on my right foot hurts when I bend. Does that mean it is broken?
Probably not: 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
If I bend my big toe make a fist with my toes my Achilles hurts or clicks and I can t fully flex my big toe?
After I swim, my big toe hurts when I step or I bend it. It's swollen. There's no bruise visible.
The past 3 years the ball of my left foot and my big toe hurt (can't bend it to wear closed shoes)?
Hallux rigidus: Very possibly, you have what is termed "hallux rigidus" or a rigidly fixed great toe joint. This is an "wear and tear" type of arthritic condition localized to this specific joint. The inability to bend the great toe will limit your ability to propulse, or push-off, during each step, causing you to often transfer your weight to another part of the foot, in your case, maybe the ball of the foot. ...Read more
My big toe hurts a lot but it is not brusied or swollen but it hurts to walk on and sometimes bend what should I do?
Hi I have a lump on my left foot near my big toe and it been hurting for days and hurts to bend it just wondered if you knew what it could be x?
See a podiatrist: Depending on the location of the lump near the big toe, it can be several things. A podiatrist would examine and xray your foot to determine what it is. Need more information and really need to clinically examine this to determine. ...Read more
Right big toe hurts after eat anything with ground beef in it feels like it needs popping hurts when bend it could it be gout? Gout at the age of 22?
Possibly yes. It can:
Occur in twenties. Is there a family hx of gout?
Best thing you can do is to see your pcp or a specialist like an orthopod or a rheumatologist. The pcp can have blood drawn to look for the level of uric acid. To confirm the DX one wouod need fluid from the inflammed joint.
Seeing your pcp would certainly help you.
Good luck. ...Read more
In 2011 I had peroneal tendon repair. It was partially torn across but torn way up my leg. Since then my big toe has hurt &doesn't bend very well help?
May or may not: Be related. The peroneal longus tendon inserts on the base of the first metatarsal and this may have something to do with the function of the great toe. Xrays to rule out hallux limitus/rigidus and clinical exam are warranted. ...Read more
My toe hurts to touch or bend it but there is a small and dim bruise in between the toenail and the nuckel thing on my big toe.
Possible infection: You may be developing a paronychia or infection along the cuticle of the nail. Sometimes they appear black or bruised looking. Soak the toe in warm water with epsom salts and see how it goes - it may drain a little pus. If it continues or worsens over the next 24 hours then see a doctor. ...Read more
Big toe and pinky toe I can lift up and down, but can't bend. What could cause this? Had MRI of foot Jan. Bad inflammation. Big toe does not hurt
Yesterday I fell and stubbed my left big toe. There's no bruising but at the base of the toe where the nail meets it sometimes hurts to bend it. Sprain?
I think that I broke my big toe. It's swollen and there's a purple bruise over the joint that won't bend. It hurts pretty bad. Should I go to er?
To reduce the pain apply ice to your toe for 20 minutes on and 20 minutes off.
The only way to find a fracture is to have it X-rayed. The large toe can be splinted to reduce pain by the doctor in the ER. If there is pain or discoloration at the base of your large toe toward the rest of your foot you need to have it x-rayed as this bone is important in supporting your foot. ...Read more
I hit my foot in March&hurt my big toe Its been swollen&I can't bend it since then should I see my doctor? Or go to urgent care? Could it be dislocated?
Yes: Any of those options are good. You need to have it looked at and get an X-ray at the very least. Get well soon! ...Read more