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My Big Toe Is Pulsating
The top of my big toe has been hurting. I've tried getting new shoes and soaking my toe but it still hurts me. It is throbbing.?
Could be gout.: See a doctor to get a diagnosis. And proper treatment. ...Read more
I think it is: Very important for a patient to be able to communicate with their surgeon. Do not be afraid to call your surgeon. I, personally, would rather you as my patient call me and ask me these questions then seek answers elsewhere...So, while I may agree with answers provided, call your doc and relay your concerns. A good doctor will be more than happy to answer your questions. ...Read more
No: Unless the injury is very severe the more common cause would be subungual hematoma. That is blood under the nail plate and is very painful. Go to an urgent care center or emergency room. The doctor can use electro cautery to make holes in the nail plate and express the blood out giving immediate relief. ...Read more
I stubbed my big toe this morning. Now it is throbbing swollen and bruised. I have it elevated and iced - what my re can be done?
Stubbed Big Toe?: You are on the right track. Continue the icing for the first 24 hours. If you think the toe may be broken then you should seek the appropriate medical care and get an x-ray. Otherwise try to stay off the toe as much as possible. If you there is still quite a bit of pain and swelling after 7-10 days, then you should have it checked out. ...Read more
Accidentally dropped the blow dryer and it landed on my foot between my big toe and"ring toe." having throbbing pain there. What to do?
Get an X-ray: Ouch! You probably injured yourself and the only way to determine if you did something is to have your foot examined and an xray taken. See a podiatrist. ...Read more
I have a painful throbbing sensation on my big toe, it feels like a vein pulsing every two minutes, some extremely painful some I barely feel.
Inflamed toe.: The painful throbbing is most likely due to the heart pumping blood, with resistance, through congested and/or inflamed tissues of the toe. The inflammation causes the pain receptors to emit painful signals. The key to finding the cause is to find the cause of the inflammation. The possible reasons could include conditions such as gout or possibly a compression injury to the toe. See your doctor. ...Read more
Last night I woke up and my big toe was throbbing. No swelling, sensitivity or redness. Could wearing flip flops cause this? Today it is gone.
Maybe?: If that was something new to your daily routine, then maybe the flip flops irritated your toe somehow. I am glad the pain is gone now. ...Read more
I fell at my friends house and my big toe was in a hole and bent wrong. And it's been throbbing and it's swollen and bruised and it moves weird.?
Not sure what your: Question is? But, evaluation by a podiatrist, your physician or an orthopedic surgeon can address the issues regarding your great toe. Take care. ...Read more
2 weeks very intensive throbbing pain in right big toe. Nothing to see at all. No trauma. Sometimes similar pain in other toes in both feet. Why?
My big toe suddenly felt extreme pain and turned red and felt hot to the touch. It has been about 7 hours and is still very painful, red, is throbbing, and hurts to touch. Do I need to get this checked out? There is a tiny red spot that looks as though I
Dang nab it.: Whenever I examine a patient with the symptoms you describe in the big toe, I have to consider gout. Even though teenagers usually are not afflicted with this painful condition, it can and does happen. Remove all doubt, and get it seen immediately, for several reasons. Pain relief and definitive diagnosis are important but also to eliminate any possibility of a potentially serious infection. ...Read more
I've got a really bad throbbing pain in my left big toe. It has kept me up at night and sheets are uncomfortable for my foot. Only happened last night?
Wore heels last weekend at a party and now I have throbbing pain in my left big toe it hurts to touch and walk around the nail and under what can it b?
Sore nail: Sounds like an ingrown nail. Go see your podiatrist and have it removed ...Read more
Left big toe tendon has lumps bumps and swelling along it and big toe is painful. Throbbing pain in big toe too?
See a foot doctor. The question is are the lumps or bumps really on the tendon or in the subcutaneous tissues.....either way you should be examined, much easier to make a diagnosis like that in person...
Possible ganglionic cyst is an example without seeing you but if I saw your foot inperson I would know right away if that's what you had. ...Read more
Sumtimes get hang nails. Tried 2 dig it out, punctured under big toe nail 2 days ago. Painful, throbbing, radiating, sum pus. Walking hurts. Wat 2 do?
Get seen: Ingrown toenails are nasty when they get infected. Your physician will explain how to avoid this in the future. There's a couple of tricks. ...Read more
Earlier this evening I punctured or stabbed my big toe running on the beach. It went very deep under my nail bed. It is throbbing, bleed a little, I p?
I had both my big toe nails removed a week ago today I still have pain swelling and throbbing with some discharge and still can't put on any shoes?
INFECTION?: A permanent removal? With a chemical? With such limited information, the first sign of infection is a lot of pain. Why are you not contacting your doctor? ...Read more
Hit foot on my wood bed and it really hurt, was throbbing, painful on bone behind big toe in the middle of my foot but can walk with no pain broken?
Need x rays: Suggest x rays, can't tell without examining. ...Read more
My big toe is throbbing and extremely sore and the nail is all black. Should I go to a doctor or what should I do?
TRAUMA?: Sounds like you really bumped/hit it, but you didn't mention any. If you did, and it hurts that much, you should get an x-ray. ...Read more
Fractured left foot when younger now big toe has hard lumps around it and throbbing pain and now next toe has lump on it.?
If you fractured: Your left foot when younger I would doubt what you are complaining about now is related to it. Hard lumps could be anything from corns to warts etc, would really need to see them to give a more accurate diagnosis. If you can't post a pic then see a doctor in person. ...Read more
Throbbing pain and pus coming out from toe nail, after I was cutting my toenails with scissors I stabbed the side of my big toe and now after 3 days?
Infected toe nail: Sounds like you have an infection., try soaking in betadine mixed with warm water and see your doctor. Some toe nail infection are not bad while some are more of a problem and you need to see a doctor for it. ...Read more
Tripped over my bed and really hurt the bones behind my big toe were throbbing and sore to touch and there a big bruise is it broken?
Very possible: Ice it, but try and get to a foot doc to have an x-ray. That is a common way in which bones are broken. ...Read more
Tried to dig out hang nail on big toe, made deep puncture wound : (2 days later, swollen, red, pus, PAINFUL, radiates, throbbing, can't walk. Go to ER?
Dr??: Better to see a Dr if you can. ER otherwise. ...Read more
Tripped over my bed and the bones behind my big toe were throbbing and sore to touch and there a big bruise but it doesn't hurt to walk is it broken?
Awakened last night by sudden, sharp, throbbing pain in big toe. Slightly red, warm, stiff. No swelling. Healthy diet but drink wine. No ingrown nail.
I have a badly infected ingrown toenail in my left big toe. Dark brown pus. Throbbing pain. Skin over grown on nail on left side. Hard to walk. Need help?
Need urgent care...: Did you have similar event before? If not, it is time to be checked and cared correctly. How? Follow instructions described in How to Handle Sickness? On https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Thereby you can work well with doc so to reach right care timely; do not wait out. Best wish to health.... ...Read more