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Joints Of Toes
Have pain in joints in toe. I eat medicine and it fix the problem for short term. But after a week again I have same problem. Plz suggest how to avoid?
I am experiencing big toe pain (quality: pain in joint) and toe inflammation. The following also describes me: Difficulty walking. What should I do?
Detailed history.: There are a whole lot of conditions that will cause big toe joint pain. Inflammation of the capsule, bone cartilage and tendons as well as a metabolic problem are all to be considered. Your age certainly limits some of the possibilities. Having the toe evaluated will immediately reduce the number possibilities. Further testing may be necessary to get to the immediate cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Banged 2nd toe into a rock barefoot.Toe swollen, bruised at top joint of toe, pain when bend forward, can't bend back difficulty walking.
Have it evaluated.: You may have fractured it. Fractures usually need to be immobilized with a splint, cast, or rigid walking boot depending on the location of the injury. For a well aligned non displaced broken toe you may get by with walking with a rigid surgical shoe. Some fractures may require surgical management. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anytime I jump/touch/move some ways the joint,under toes on the right side of my right foot hurts really bad after lots of exertion up my shin hurts?
What is it? I have red bumps over finger and toe joints, finger/toe tenderness to touch and cold hands. Sometimes knuckles turn purple
You may have : A hallux limitus type of condition ...see a foot doc and have xrays taken to evaluate the bony structure of the joint. ...Read more
It's started only 3 months ago but joints in fingers/toes are so painful, and have hard bumps and hard cartlidge, gets worse daily? What is it
Is it recommended to use crutches after bunionectomy with deformaty on both sides of the joint of big toe pins will be used and straightening big toe ?
Depends: The use of crutches depends on the type of bunionectomy performed. Often most bunionectomy procedures are stable enough to walk on after surgery although be it limited walking. If your pain is elevated when walking then you should use crutches to alleviate those symptoms. Always consult your surgeon though before doing anything different than instructed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do I straighten my 4 month old 4th toe which is now crooked under the 3rd toe. It's been this way since birth and appears to be bent at the first joint of the toe.
The : The short answer is... You can't. Most minor malformations like this usually don't cause any problems with walking, running, and otherwise enjoyment of life. As your child grows older, this may cause some problems, like getting a corn on the toe where rubbing occurs, but even this is iffy. The only way to fix things is surgery, and unless it's interfering with your child's ability to walk or is causing pain, i would not recommend surgery until the bones have stopped growing, usually late teens, and then, only if it's causing a problem. ...Read more
See an orthopedist: How did you dislocate all these joints? ...Read more
The ball of my big toe itches. Not in the joint or between toes. No rash. No discoloration. No odor. Don't have diabetes. Any suggestions?
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
D last joint of second toe looks swollen Raised.I think corn.there's no pain or anything.Not much feet work or walking.. What cud it b? What do I do?
Impossible to say: One needs to be able to examine the foot to give you an answer. See a podiatrist. ...Read more