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Is It Ok To Snap A Big Toe Back In Place
My daughter's (17) big toe often dislocates and she puts it back in place. It's painful. Now it happens about 3x/mo. What is the cuase of this?
Lax ligaments: Likely from the recurrent dislocation, her ligaments are too long/loose, and this makes it easier for the next dislocation, which keeps them that way. She should see a podiatrist or orthopedist. May improve with splinting, might need a surgical procedure to resolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dropped glass bottle on big toe went black now half nail off n sore to touch is this ok? Do i need to cover it? Will it grow back?
Subungal hematoma: The bruise that you have is called subungal hematoma. If it is recent and the toe is swollen, you will need to decompress the pressure built up by hematoma. This is done by by piercing a sterile needle in the nail plate to relieve this pressure. If uncertain, then see professionals for care. If the nail plate is still intact, it will push out the subungal hematoma and you just clip it or trim it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
DIP joint of big toe red and swollen, third time in 3 months, last for 2 weeks but doesnt heal 100% and keeps coming back, urid acid OK.
Big toe pain: it could be caused by gout. With acute gout attack the uric acid may not be elevated but in the upper limits of normal. Also you only see changes in the X-Ray if it is chronic gout where there has been joint damage. Other possibility could be infection. Try changing your diet and cut down on your protein intake. This should usually resolve acute gout attacks. If it does not then see a doctor ...Read more
Nerve impingement: Something is irritating the nerve travelling to this area. Often it is a bunion bump that is rubbing against the shoe. There is a small nerve that is right under the skin and goes on into the big toe. See a podiatrist for an exam, diagnosis and care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a small painful to the touch bump on the back of big toe just above the fat pad. What could this be?
I am 24 years old and just had gout on my big toe. Once meds have been completed does your toe go back to looking normal?
My toe next to my big toe occasionally moves toward my big toe and I am unable to move it due to pain and if I do move it it goes back, explaination?
I, as a sous chef, work 12 hours a day. recently my big toe turns blue/green at the end but by the next day it's back to normal. I'm growing concerned?
There is a piece of skin that grows in the crease of my big toe that hurts and when I pull the skin out there is a little hole it keeps coming back?
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