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Numbness in some toes after wearing heels. Walked barefoot in cold. Has lasted a week. Hurts to curl toes. No swelling/discoloration. What is wrong?

Numbness in some toes after wearing heels. Walked barefoot in cold. Has lasted a week. Hurts to curl toes. No swelling/discoloration. What is wrong?

Numbness: You didn't say where the numbness is. If it is at toes 3 and 4 it could be a neuroma. The walking barefoot in the cold, while not very smart, may not be a complicating factor unless you have frostbite. If that were the case you would have some puffiness in the affected area due to the freezing of the tissues and resultant cell lysis. See your podiatrist for help. ...Read more

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I felt a pain in my right ankle under the bone on the outside of foot. It's like a burning, but hurts to curl my toes.?

I felt a pain in my right ankle under the bone on the outside of foot. It's like a burning, but hurts to curl my toes.?

May want to see doc: You may have sprained the ankle and have swelling that puts pressure on the nerve when you move your toes. ...Read more

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I got a number of mosquito bites on my feet last night. Along with the red, itchy bumps, both my feet are swollen, and it hurts to curl my toes.?

I got a number of mosquito bites on my feet last night. Along with the red, itchy bumps, both my feet are swollen, and it hurts to curl my toes.?

Mosquito bites: Would try some benedryl as may have an allergic reaction form all the bites. May als oneed antibiotics for cellultis (infection) Also would follow up with doc and consider testing for West Nile and even Zika even though Zika has not yet been found that far north. F/u w/ doc ...Read more

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What can cause the arch in foot to hurt when I curl my toes or push off on the ball of my foot?

What can cause the arch in foot to hurt when I curl my toes or push off on the ball of my foot?

Strain: With curling toes or push off you are using your foot muscles, it sounds like you are over using these muscles, slow down and wear shoes that provide some arch support. ...Read more

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Bumps my toes and fingers. It hurts to bend or curl my toes and its starting to hurt my fingers. Its hurts to put pressure and throbs. Small itch too?

Bumps my toes and fingers. It hurts to bend or curl my toes and its starting to hurt my fingers. Its hurts to put pressure and throbs. Small itch too?

Rash or solid mass: Do you have rash around your toes and fingers or is it like a solid mass around the joint either way list could be long from arthritis to rashes see your doctor they will treat you and assure you we will be guessing here good luck ...Read more

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How can I make open toed heels not hurt?

Heels hurt: Unfortunately, high heels often contribute to foot pain. You may wish to get your feet measured to determine if you are wearing the correct size and possibly find a different style of shoe. Shoes with heels may be fashionable, but often contribute to foot pain. You will have to balance the 2. This can be a dilemma for many women. ...Read more

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Why does pointe work hurt my toes so much?

See below: In pointe position all the bodies weight is on the toes which are already in an unnatural positon ...Read more

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Can there be any relief for toes that stick together and hurt?

Can there be any relief for toes that stick together and hurt?

Toe combs: Visit your podiatrist and ask for interdigital toe combs which are foam pads that slip between the toes to separate them and can be worn in shoes or anytime. ...Read more

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Since one month ago the bottom of one of my left toes has gotten a reddish color and hurts to touch. It is still like that.

Since one month ago the bottom of one of my left toes has gotten a reddish color and hurts to touch.  It is still like that.

Possible infection: Redness and pin are 2 of the cardinal signs that you may have an infection in the toe. See a foot doctor to find out if it is. Sometimes you can get a foreign body in the toes (splinter etc) that becomes iflamed as well. There are certain forms of arthritis (e.g. Psoriatic) that present with one swollen painful toe. ...Read more

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How bad do toe shots hurt?

How bad do toe shots hurt?

Depends: If your doctor is rushed and shoves the needle and injects the anesthetic quickly then yes, it will hurt real bad. If your doctor is patient and injects slowly then often you will only feel a small pinch. ...Read more

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What's wrong with my toe? Middle one hurts

What's wrong with my toe? Middle one hurts

Possible neuroma: If the pain is between the base of the middle toe and the toe next to the little toe (4th toe), this could be an enlarged, painful pinched nerve known as a morton's neuroma. Assuming there is no painful corn on the toe, other possibilities could be inflammatory conditions including gouty arthritis. ...Read more

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Why might my toe hurt when I move it down?

Why might my toe hurt when I move it down?

Toe pain on movement: The pain could be caused by joint pain, ligament pain or pain from a sore tendon. ...Read more

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My toe keeps cracking and hurts, what's wrong?

Hard to: Diagnose without seeing it unless you had some trauma you didn't mention. Get checked by podiatrist. ...Read more

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My toes are turning purple/black and hurt! What should I do?

My toes are turning purple/black and hurt! What should I do?

Go to urgent care/ER: You risk having a clot and/or infection with the toe turning purple/black; possibly gangrene. You may have cut a blood vessel. Go get checked! ...Read more

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What can I do if I hurt my toe 3 months ago and it still hurts?

See a foot doc: Ikely, they will take x-rays and that coupled with clinical exam will be able to solve your problem. ...Read more

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Is there something wrong with my toe? It hurts when I press on it.

Ingrown Nail: It may be that your toenail is incurvated and the nail edge might be digging into the toe when there is pressure. Is it the big toe that is hurting? Is the pain on the side of the toe? More information would be helpful. ...Read more

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Something is messed up in my toe and it hurts on the inside, help?

Messed up toe: I can not tell what is going on from your description but it is not suppose to hurt. See you local podiatrist and get this fixed. ...Read more

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I stomped my toe on a dresser and it really hurts. What should I do?

I stomped my toe on a dresser and it really hurts. What should I do?

Get an x-ray: If it is not the big toe, you can tie it to the adjacent toe. Put some cotton between the toes. The big toe is different, that may need a surgical shoe for a few weeks ...Read more

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I hurt my toe by dropping something on it a now iy just feels really cold?

Toe injury: It is only cold?
Any associated pain?
Any change in color?
I would check with md asap as sometimes you get an associated injury that affects the blood flow and this could be serious. ...Read more

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Something heavy fall on my toe and it hurts its becoming to inflated what should I do?

Ice elevate: Usual first aide routine. If there is a dark spot under the nail the pressure made need to be released and increased possibility that the toe is broken.

Regardless you should see a doc and get x-ray since the toe may be broken. ...Read more

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Does anyone know what they do to your toes and does it hurt when they remove ganglion?

Does anyone know what they do to your toes and does it hurt when they remove ganglion?

Ganglion surgery: Is out patient soft tissue surgery. You will have stitches and a bandage. You may also have to wear a surgical shoe for a few weeks. ...Read more

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What can I do for a broken middle toe? I stubbed it really bad and now it hurts 5 hours later

See a doctor: If the toe is in alignment, time and comfort measures will usually get you through it. If there is significant pain, bruising, swelling consider seeing a podiatrist. X-rays will tell you where, and how bad you broke the toe. ...Read more

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I got hit with a hockey ball really hard in my toe. It still really hurts hours after and it feels really weird. ?

Toe injury: You may have a broken toe. Apply ice and take some medication for pain. If it is very swollen and painful you will need to get a Xray to evaluate for a fracture ...Read more

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Hi, a small sized freckle recently appeared on the tip of my toe and hurts to touch a bit! It's dark should i be worried?

Freckle: Most likely the spot is of a vascular origin. But if it hurts, it is either due to a recent injury or bite or something that might be of a systemic etiology like a septic embolism. You should see your doctor or a dermatologist to have the spot evaluated. It is easier to make a diagnosis if the lesion is fresh rather than waiting weeks before you have it seen. ...Read more

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There is a shadow like stripe on the left side of my big right toe. It's been there a few months should I be concerned? Not dark doesn't hurt.

Send photo: Send photo to help determine what it is. Is it on the nail or skin? Likely from trauma, but certain discolorations of nails can indicated internal nutrition issues &/or diseases. See [email protected] for more info. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and all of my toes hurt when I bend them down. Its getting better, but 12hrs later they're still stiff. What's causing this?

I woke up this morning and all of my toes hurt when I bend them down. Its getting better, but 12hrs later they're still stiff. What's causing this?

Several things!: Could be activity related-what did you the day or two before. Are shoes supportive and good fit. If the pain does last for more than a few days, it may represent arthritis. Many types affect the toes and mtps. See your doctor if it lasts. Temporary benefits may be had from aleve (naproxen) or motrin. ...Read more