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I have a very itchy slightly inflamed toe, none of my other toes are affected. From the knuckle upbut not entire toe.just on top and sort of on the side?
Try and See.: It sounds as though the nail margin might be involved. Could be something as simple as contact dermatitis, fungal infection or possible an beginnings of an ingrown toenail. Try washing the area off with soap and water. Apply a combination of cortisone cream and antifungal cream. If things do not improve have it examined. ...Read more
Needs attention: Usually inflammation around the nail is suggestive of an infection. Home therapy consists of hot, soapy water soaks, 15-20 min, with massaging of the skin around the nail. If there is drainage, then an antibiotic and a band aid. If it persists, see your podiatrist. The nail may be ingrown and require attention. Don't put off treatment. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dealing with extremely inflamed toes. Very bad itching as well. Started when I was a teen and has gotten worse. Tried everything! Always there. ?
Foot dermatitis: Time to see a dermatologistGet a more detailed answer ›
Woke up with swollen/inflamed big toe. Nail is very sensitive. No trauma, or injury. Seems infected. What could this be?
Probably ingrown....: There is a small piece of nail still embedded in the corner. You need to get that out. Soak to soften the area and try to get it free. If you can't get it out on your own, a podiatrist can. Sometimes this can be done without numbing the toe, but often, anesthesia is necessary. If it is a chronic condition, there is a very successful surgery that can be done to permanently correct the problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If i had a l5-s1 discectomy in 2009 , could it cause swollen feet and inflamed in between toes and ankles, can hardly walk short , a lot of back pain?
Hammertoes: Hammertoes can cause these symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›