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Ingrown Big Toenails On Outside Of Both Big Toes
Cysts: The bumps along the tendons may be ganglion cysts which form from tendon sheaths that become inflamed. Anti inflammatory meds and rest can help ...Read more
Diabetic?: If diabetic see doctor right away. If not, likely due to friction from ill fitting shoes or a boney growth. Get it checked by podiatrist. ...Read more
My husband's right big toe hurts on the outside of the toe, no ingrown toenails or fractures. It's just the big toe not the joints. What could it be?
Several possibilites: Broken toe bone, dislocated toe bone/joint, gout, bruising are all possible. With his young age, watch closely and if not getting better in a few days, then get evaluated at a local minor er with x-ray. Go sooner if fever, worsening pain, redness develop. Be well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why would foot burn at top of foot over big toe into top side of foot? Have an arthritic "hook" in ball of foot b/t big toe/next toe
There's an indentation across the middle of the nail on my big toe and a one in the corner of my other big toe?
Many reasons: There are many reasons for indentations and lines on the nails, but the most common cause is trauma. Injuring the nail bed especially at the base of the nail can cause temporary and permanent ridges or indentations. I recommend you see a podiatrist to have them evaluated if they are not improving. ...Read more
Big toe nail fungus and blood blister underside of toe. Saw a podiatrist, he clipped the excess toenail and the pain is now under the toe.
There is some swelling under my toe nail on the big toe. At times puss comes from the swollen area on top of the nail. Help?
I have a bright red and sore spot on top of the joint, closest to nail of big toe, left. Some artritis in other joint. Longtime fungus on nail. Thanks?
Foot care: Individuals with diabetes mellitus and/or on immunosuppressants need to be very cautious about sores and ulcers on their feet. Routine foot care is extremely important. Once an abnormality is noted i would not hesitate to seek medical attention to make sure this is not some type of infection that will get out of hand and result in tissue loss. ...Read more
Perhaps it is: An infected ingrown toenail? Hard to tell without seeing. ...Read more
Read below: If this is a cut, not athletes foot fungus, i would put a very thin layer of neosporin ointmen and a bandaid to the area 2 times per day. After the cut heals, put vaseline on the area for a few days to make sure it does not break open. If this is red, swollen or infected, please see your podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different: If the pain is from hard skin, you have a corn or callus. Basically they are the same tissue, with a corn being more focal and a callus, more diffuse. A bunion is the boney enlargement where the big toe and the metatarsal behind it meet. The big toe is usually leaning toward the lesser toes. If the boney lump is on the toe itself, this is an exostosis. See a podiatrist for discussion of treatment. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Warts: Calluses are usually due to excessive pressure against a particular bone. Calluses on top of the big toes may be due to the toes rubbing against the shoes or they may be warts. If they are "strange" and have little black dots in them, then they are probably warts. You can get them evaluated and treated by a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Has greenish black spot on big toe part of huge callous larger everyday slowly. Pain and now numbness in all toes on same foot.
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