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Pain in my little toe?

Pain in my little toe?

Depends?: In leiu of injury, wearing better shoes with a roomier toebox may be helpful. Have evaluated if persists. Dr l. ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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What do I do if my little toe is missing?

What do I do if my little toe is missing?

Not a Toetal Loss.: Missing a little toe may or may not have any meaningful effect on the workings of you foot. That is to be determined with time and it's effect no tissue change. If you are concerned about the cosmetic implications of the missing toe, there are prosthetics that can be fabricated to minimize the appearance of the toe missing. ...Read more

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How long does a broken little toe hurt for?

How long does a broken little toe hurt for?

Everyone is: Different, ice it, take an antiinflammatory if not contraindicated, wear a surgical shoe, if still painful, a painkiller can help. ...Read more

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What are some signs that my little toe is broken?

What are some signs that my little toe is broken?

Swelling, pain: If a toe is broken or bruised it will exhibit siigns of pain, swelling, black and blue, tenderness to touch. The only way to determine if a toe is broken is an x ray. ...Read more

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Was my little toe broken if painful after stubbing?

Broken bones: And bruises are both painful. An x-ray is the best way to determine which it is. ...Read more

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I've just banged my little toe and it has swelled up and it very painful, I can't put weight on it. Is it broken?? If so what do I do

I've just banged my little toe and it has swelled up and it very painful, I can't put weight on it. Is it broken?? If so what do I do

An X-ray will decide: You probably did break your toe but an x-ray would be the deciding factor. This is the most common fracture that I see in my practice and such a conditions is usually treated with non-weight bearing, open toed shoe, anti-inflammatory medications, splinting the toes together with medical tape. I advise you to see a local podiatrist for an x ray and to make sure the bones are not out of alignment. ...Read more

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Little toe pain?

Little toe pain?

Location of pain: Would be helpful. Often, if on the outside it is caused by a hammertoe, which will leave you with a corn or little area of inflammation known as a bursitis. If on the inside, you can have a soft corn caused by the 5th toe rubbing against the 4th. If you banged it in the middle of the night going to the bathroom you may have fractured it.
A foot doc can help no matter the cause. ...Read more

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What is a reason for a painful little toe?

What is a reason for a painful little toe?

Varies: Ingrown nail, corn, fracture, shoe irritation, fungus nail, soft corn, infection, etc. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I sprained my little toe, how do I heal it?

I sprained my little toe, how do I heal it?

Taping to next toe: A sprained toe can be taped to the next toe, just be careful to not tape it too tightly. Sprains that don't heal need to be checked by your doctor to rule out a fracture or other injury. ...Read more

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My little toe is burning on the inside what us it?

Could be fungus: That is the most common culprit in that area or it could be the fourth toe and fifth toe rubbing against each other, sometime there may be a corn on either toe. If you see any peeling its likely fungus, or a crack in the web. So apply antifungal if its the latter put cotton in between the two toes to avoid them hitting each other. ...Read more

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I did a martial arts side kick and now my little toe is a little bit crooked?

Fracture: It sounds like you have either fractured or dilocated your toe.
It should be examined and have an x-ray taken to determine the problem. ...Read more

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I have a painfull little toe I havnt noked it or anything it's driving me nuts?

See a foot dr: To determine the etiology of the pain. On 5th toes it often may be secondary to the shoe rubbing at the proximal interphalangeal joint on he tie. If this is the case the bone can be shaven down. ...Read more

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Heloma durum are most commonly found on the outside of the little toe, is this true?

Pretty much...: They can be found on ANY of the toes, and I don't have any statistics in front of me, but I encounter most of them on the fifth toe. ...Read more

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Grandsons little toe is red but cant see anything wrong. But kept us up all night hurting?

Grandsons little toe is red but cant see anything wrong. But kept us up all night hurting?

Toe infection: Your grandson little toe is red. It could be a skin infection or cellulitis, especially if it is swelling. Maybe it is worth to call his doc to check it out, ...Read more

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What could cause pain along my 5th metatarsal? Around an inch- inch and half lower than my little toe.

What could cause pain along my 5th metatarsal? Around an inch- inch and half lower than my little toe.

Stress Fracture: You may have a fracture or stress fracture in the area. You do not state your age but you could also have apophysitis, an inflammation of the joints in the area. See your doctor for further evaluation and possibly xrays too ...Read more

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I have something on the side of my toe beside my little toe that is white and hard I have tried corn removers but no results. Any ideas?

Possible bone spur: See a podiatrist and have it x-rayed. It may be a corn which is caused by a bony enlargement. ...Read more

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I noticed a small bump between my fourth and fifth toe. Its a little hard with what looks like a dot or small hole in it. It's not itchy, doesn't hurt

Corns: This is a "soft" corn over a boney bump on the side of the toe joint, It can be help if you maintain a soft spacer there. Make sure your shoes are wide enough and that you have an arch fit and not simply measured by the length of you foot. This is a common problem and mildly uncomfortable. Surgery can pare down the boney bump. ...Read more

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My little toe started hurting yesterday evening. Since I woke up this morning, the pain has really increased, the toe is now visibly swollen and I can?

Varies: I would not hesitate to be seen, multiple potential considerations. Among the top three are probably an infectious problem, an inflammatory condition such as gout, or a pressure phenomena. A good exam can likely distinguish between multiple causes. ...Read more

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My little toe is curling inward. It rubs against the adjacent toe. My shoes are roomy. Do any over-the-counter toe straighteners work?

No: Otc toe straighteners do not straighten toes. They can cushion the area but that's all. The cause is complicated but the easiest answer is the tendons aren't pulling properly. Surgery is the only way to straighten the toe v. ...Read more

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What is this crampy pain at the base of my little toe?

Several things: It could be just that a cramp.
If you injured the toe it may be some swelling putting pressure on the tendon. ...Read more

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Should I wear shoes with a broken little toe?

Should I wear shoes with a broken little toe?

Yes: As long as the shoe is not narrow, it should be okay to wear shoes. The stiffer the shoe the better to reduce movement of the 5th digit. ...Read more

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I have a broken little toe or a sprain, what to do?

I have a broken little toe or a sprain, what to do?

Have it looked at.: You will need and x-ray to see if you have a fracture or if it is just a sprain. If fractured, you will need to be immobilized with a splint, cast, or rigid walking boot depending on the location of the injury. If fractured, it may need to be reduced in the office or possibly in the operating room. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My little toe really hurts when I walk/ how do I know if broken?

My little toe really hurts when I walk/ how do I know if broken?

X-ray: If there was an injury then an x-ray would help make the diagnosis.
Without injury the 5th or little toe could be in a contracted or rotated position and this can create pain in the joints. In addition spurs can develop between the toes from excessive pressure. ...Read more

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When I wake up in the morning my little toe in my feet gets hurt why?

When I wake up in the morning my little toe in my feet gets hurt why?

Be seen: It could be many things. See your physician or podiatrist for an opinion. ...Read more