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I stubbed three of my toes 1 day ago and now i can't bend or move any of my toes, there all s walling and red. The swailing now was moved up to the top?

I stubbed three of my toes 1 day ago and now i can't bend or move any of my toes, there all s walling and red. The swailing now was moved up to the top?

Bruising & swelling?: Have an x-ray taken. Usually with a break, there is bleeding from the bone which leads to swelling and bruising to the toe and surrounding area. This is not always the case, but when i see this, i always take an x-ray to see. The fact that you can move your toes does not mean it can't be broken. Too much depends on the site and extent of the break to recommend treatmnent options. ...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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Severe itching on the top of my toe(s). What should I do?

Severe itching on the top of my toe(s). What should I do?

Depends...: ...On what's causing it. (it's probably not athlete's foot, if that's what you were thinking.) you could be allergic to some component of your shoes or socks, or the itching could be a harbinger of an internal problem. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is toe jam?

What is toe jam?

Toe Jam: Toe jam is usually the term used to describe a build up of lint between toes of underneath the toenail. ...Read more

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Pain in the toe region?

Pain in the toe region?

Pain: Need more info....When, red? Swelling? Injury? What is your health ststus? Do you do any thing to help it ? ...Read more

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What causes toes to lock?

Locking toes?: If you are referring to toes that lock and curl, they are referred to as hammertoes or clawtoes. This is an abnormal compensation for pronation of the foot against the ground, which causes the toes to "grab" the ground. This is a progressive slow orthopedic problem that can cause callouses and ulcers to the top of the toes over time. Seek a local podiatrist for an x-ray evaluation. ...Read more

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What cause a toe to go num?

What cause a toe to go num?

Tight shoes or nerve: A toe going numb can be due to a tight pair of shoes or swelling into the shoes. Alternative answer may be a neuroma to the foot that would cause numbness into several toes. If the entire foot is numb, it may be due to neuropathy. See your podiatrist for proper treatment. ...Read more

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Pain in a toe past 5 months?

Pain in a toe past 5 months?

A few things: Pain in a toe can be any number of things - gout, arthritis, a neuroma between your toes, a pinched nerve in your back, a corn/callus, bad fitting shoes, etc. Anything that lasts 5 months should probably be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Cause of toes turning blacked?

Cause of toes turning blacked?

Nails or toes?: If you mean the toes themselves, this is a little worrisome. Usually the skin will turn black if there is tissue death--necrosis--of the skin. This can happen if blood vessels are damaged or inflamed. Sometimes, blood under the skin can cause this appearance as well. If you mean the nails, that can be a sign that a mold has gotten under the nails. Either way, i recommend a doctor visit. ...Read more

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How do you fix blistered toes?

If the blister: Is merely caused by friction and if there is fluid in it you would want to get the fluid out. This could be done with a sterile instrument and a clean foot. Gently price the skin and squeeze to get the fluid out. Cover blister site with antibiotic ointment and bandaid. ...Read more