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Doctor insights on: My Big Toe Tumor

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Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


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Big toe turning blue?

Big toe turning blue?

Circulation: Without a prior history of trauma to case bruising, my first thought would be poor circulation. As tissues receive less oxygenated blood, they turn blue and dusky. This needs to be checked promptly. See a podiatrist for an examination. If findings warrant, they will order circulation testing and possibly even refer you to a vascular surgeon. ...Read more

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What causes the big toe to swell?

Various answers: This may be caused by gout if the toe is red, hot and swollen that you can barely touch it. An ingrown toenail will have swelling and pain on the side of the nail. A broken bone or contusion will cause a deeper bone pain upon pushing to the area. For a more definitive answer, see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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What are symptomes of "hook" in big toe?

Depends : On which direction the "hook" is. But symptoms would range from pain, numbness, cramps, joint pain and many more. Do you have a bunion? ...Read more

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What. Causes. A. Big. Toe. To. Come. Off. ?

Several: Trauma! or surgery. Gangrene with mummification and auto amputation diabetic ulceration, and some other infections and diseases can be related - burgher's disease and smoking! ...Read more

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I dropped my xbox on my big toe, what to do?

Ice: Ice, elevation and ibuprofen. If it is severely swollen and bruised you may need to have it x-rayed ...Read more

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What would cause swellin and pain in my big toe?

Few things: Gout, arthritis, or some sort of trauma can all cause it. See your physician so they can do an appropriate exam. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

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