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Little Toe Pain From Walking
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Little toe - pain anytime i wear shoes(sneakers, etc.) hard skin (corn) but pain all the time unless I am not wearing shoes. What can be done?
Avoid pressure to it: This is very common. The little toe is rubbing the side/end of the shoe and becomes sore. There can be a callous or corn and sometimes a pad will help. Sometimes there is a underlying bone spur to the area and surgery can remove it. Sometimes just changing the shoe choice will resolve the problem. If the pad and shoe choice do not help see a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I rubbed the skin on my little toe raw, doing a 5k walk. It hurts, and feels like it is burning. How do I stop the pain, and heal the skin?
Skin wound: Keep the area clean and apply antibiotic ointment. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen or Naproxen will help with pain. The skin will heal quickly as long as you're generally healthy and no infection is not present in the wound. If no improvement within 1 week, see you primary care provider. ...Read more
I've cut my little toe by stepping on something. It hurts to walk on it. is there anything I can to do stop the pain or get it to clear up quicker?
Sharp pain in little toe, feels like toe but i can move it no pain. Only hurts while walking and pushing on pad belo toe. Can't walk what is it? T.T
Pushin too hard...: It sounds like you have irritated a small nerve that runs just under the foot, supplying the little toe. When you apply pressure to the irritated nerve, it responds with pain. The fat pad below may have be irritated also. The area needs to calm down. Avoid excessive pressure to the area and try some Motrin type anti-inflammatory medications. If no improvement , consult with a Healthtap specialist. ...Read more
My left "little" toe has been hurting the last few days even when not walking. I have not hit it or dropped anything on. Any suggestions?
I have a painful swelling on my little toe which is hurting me now when i walk, what could it be?
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