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My Big Toe Tenderness
The corner of my big toe is tender and swirly swollen and when you squeeze it pus is coming out, what is wrong?
Big toe pain: This sounds like a enchondroma. This is a bump of bone and they can grow under the nail and hurt with any pressure at all. An ingrown toe nail can hurt at the tip of the toe but you would be able to see this yourself. Your podiatrist can help you with this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Success not 100%: Cheilectomy is done for a symptomatic hallux rigidus (dorsal bunion). The bone spurring is due to arthritis in the joint. The degree of which tempers the success rate. Success rate of the surgery is 65-85+%. Aggressive pt after it is recommended. Occasional if still painful after 4 months suggest injection with a steroid and possible manipulation under sedation to break up scar tissue, salvage surg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently got back from the beach and I see a small white tender bump on the bottom of my big toe. I tried to squeeze it and nothing comes out.
Toe Pain: Several possibilities come to mind. The easiest approach would be to see your podiatrist for a thorough evaluation, foot xrays and focused reccs. It is possible that you have a nail injury or some lesion beneath the nail causing your discomfort. Even a bonespur on the phalanx beneath the nail is possible. Check out the apma or acfas websites for information about board certified docs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My big toe hurts really bad, it's really swollen, tender to the touch it. Is it a break or sprain or something less?
When i contract my toes, directly below my big toe in the middle of my foot is very tender. Actually hurts a little. Both feet but more on the right.
Tissue Issue: I have come across conditions of tight tendons and medial plantar fascia, that cause pain. Contracting the toe downward (plantar flexion ) requires the long tendon to the big toe, the flexor hallucis longus to glide along just deep to the plantar fascia. This seems to be more pronounced with high arch feet. Usually you can feel the tight bands bulging under the arch area toward the big toe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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