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


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There is a small hole in the fold of my toe on the bottom of my big toe that Burns when I bend it down. I found in may. I am now 10 weeks preg.

There is a small hole in the fold of my toe on the bottom of my big toe that Burns when I bend it down. I found in may. I am now 10 weeks preg.

Small ulceration?: Skin folds are areas susceptible to ulcerations and other inflammatory conditions that can lead to skin breakdown. It may be a fungal infection that caused skin breakdown in the area, etc. Best to have it looked at by doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does my big toe burn?

Why does my big toe burn?

Burning pain: Difficult to say. It may be cause by a pinched nerve, high blood sugar, a joint problem or some vascular compromise. I would recommend seeing your podiatrist. ...Read more

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What causes top of big toe to burn?

What causes top of big toe to burn?

Many things: Including an actual burn from the sun or otherwise. A snug fitting shoe. Sometimes, a lower back issue could cause burning to the big toe. Sometimes a nerve in the foot called the deep peroneal nerve could be squeezed. These are some reasons. ...Read more

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Why i feel burn or sleep on my big toe?

Why i feel burn or sleep on my big toe?

Nerve irritation: Burning or 'sleep' feeling in the big toe is usually due to pressure or injury to the 1st digital or deep peroneal nerve of the foot. Try to ice it and wear shoes with a wide toe box. If not relieved, see a podiatric physician. ...Read more

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Why does my big toe burn in the joint area?

Why does my big toe burn in the joint area?

Big toe: Could be some early arthritis or gout. If swollen or red see your md for x-ray and blood test. ...Read more

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Which is best product for fungus on the nail big toe I am diabetic and some products burn my skin ?

Which is best product for fungus on the nail big toe I am diabetic and some products burn my skin ?

Consider laser...: Because of your diabetic status, you are smart to be careful with your treatment. See your podiatrist. Ask them about topical medications that can be used with those with sensitive skin, but you may also want to ask them about their thoughts about incorporating laser therapy too. There is valid evidence based research with this type of treatment for some. ...Read more

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My feet burn off and on for 2 months now and my left big toe has been numb long what can cause this?

My feet burn off and on for 2 months now and my left big toe has been numb long what can cause this?

Many reasons: Bilateral nerve pinching at ankle (tarsal tunnel syndrome), plantar fasciitis, polyneuropathy such as diabetes, small fibre neuropathy perhaps. Visit a podiatrist or an orthopedic foot specialist and get evaluated. ...Read more

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Last week a drum fell on across big toe. I fell in bathroom yesterday. Now all toes burn r painful & numb. It hurts at rest. What is cause?

Last week a drum fell on across big toe. I fell in bathroom yesterday. Now all toes burn r painful & numb.  It hurts at rest. What is cause?

Could you of broken: A toe? A neuropraxia is when the nerves are injured from say a contusion but icing should help that go away..so if you haven't iced I would try that. Perhaps, Motrin if not contraindicated. ...Read more

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Big toe is slightly red and it extends to about an inch to the foot. Only on left foot. Does not burn or itch and it seems to be more red in shoes.

Big toe is slightly red and it extends to about an inch to the foot.  Only on left foot. Does not burn or itch and it seems to be more red in shoes.

Two possibilities.: A directed history of the issue is needed. I always consider the possibility of gout when the big toe is involved, pain or no pain, swelling or no swelling. It could also be that your shoes are the culprit. Try not wearing that particular pair and see if the problem abates. ...Read more

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Walking in bare feet on frosty pavement left foot went down threw icy pothole back of my foot near my toes swollen walking is painful like it burns?

Walking in bare feet on frosty pavement left foot went down threw icy pothole back of my foot near my toes swollen walking is painful like it burns?

Work Quickly.: You my have very well fractured , or at least injured the area of the metatarsal bones and/ or toes. You need to RICE your foot immediately. Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevate. Probably in the morning you should make an appointment at your local surgery to have it evaluated. Crutches and /or cast boot may be a big help. Keeping the flannel to a minimum. ...Read more

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When i lie down my right foot burns why?

When i lie down my right foot burns why?

Is there fire near : Ur foot? (bad joke!). Possibilities include nerve inflammation/impingement, diabetes etc. Go see ur pcp for reassurance. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/pain-management/burning-feet-causes-treatments. ...Read more

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Please explain reasons why the middle of my left foot burns inside?

Please explain reasons why the middle of my left foot burns inside?

Could be a couple: Things. This sounds like a mortons neuroma, or a neuroma in between some bones in your foot that gets entrapped and irritated. If it is more on the bottom of your foot, it could be plantar fasciitis. I would suggest either way seeing a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I work sometimes 16 hours a day im a nurse.I have a hard knot on outer side of my right foot painful,burns what do i need to do.

I work sometimes 16 hours a day im a nurse.I have a hard knot on outer side of my right foot painful,burns what do i need to do.

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be imagining. It may be due to ill fitting shoes and you should try more comfortable shoes. You could ask one of the doctors you work with to take a look. ...Read more