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My Big Toe Tumor Symptoms
Sharp sudden pain in big toe only lasts a few seconds then goes away happens periodically throughout the day?
"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
Please inform: Us what type of tumor you have and where the tumor is located.... ...Read more
I have shocking pain that goes down my left leg and into my foot and my foot always feels cold? I do have a sheath tumor on my left side is that it?
Possible.: It is possible but it may be a number of other things. Have it evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
My husband had a tumor removed from his foot in 8/12. He had radiation on his foot and is still experiencing a lot of pain and swelling is this normal?
Possibly: Radiation to the hands and feet can cause chronic swelling. Any persistent problems afterbradiation should be evaluated by a radiation oncologist, preferably the one that gave the treatments. There are some therapies that might help the swelling and some medications that also might be helpful. ...Read more
Yes: It will give the indications of a cancerous tumor but a biopsy will be needed. ...Read more
Developed a fibrous tumor on the arch of my right foot. Have had 2 surgeries to remove it but it keeps coming back. Why is that?
Plantar fibromatosis: Plantar fibromas are notorious for recurring. A radical plantar fasciectomy, where all of the plantar fascia is removed will lessen the chances of recurrence. ...Read more
My husband had tumor removed from foot (nscl). He received radiation on foot and brain and chemo last MRI showed suspected reoccurrence what options?
Recurrence in brain: This is not a very good scenario with recurrence in brain after radiation already given to brain. May consult radiation oncologist again to see if more radiation is possible or else better to start focusing on palliative measures like hospice care. ...Read more
How likely is occasional tingling in 1 foot to be caused by brain tumor? 33yo-grandma has foot neuropothy. I have occasional headaches, no hist of tumor
Hi I'm 5 days post op having tumors removed from my R foot and ankle. I've. Been having An issue with numbness tingling severely cold feet and cramps?
Plan: You definitely need to follow up with your surgeon, who knows what tumor removed and location. ...Read more
I had a tumor removed from my upper spine wrapped in spinal cord now I'm left numb and tingling on the whole left side of my body, right foot HELP!
Noticed that I have been mixing words lately (saying the wrong ones or mispronouncing) and now left foot is tingling. Scared of stroke/brain tumor??
Wrong foot: Unless you've some clear & present risk factors as a 26 yo person such as a medical condition causing hypercoagulability, cardiac defect such as patent foramen ovale, Factor V Leyden deficiency, sickle cell anemia, or some other rare problem then, the risk of your symptoms reflecting stroke is minuscule. Still, if this is new for you then, an exam by your physician is advisable. ...Read more
Surgery on my foot due to plantar fasciitis, heel spur, tumor on nerve about 2wks ago. Painful still. Dr. Gave me a shot of cortisone didn't help. Next?
Follow up: With your surgeon, let them know your condition. Be patient but concerned. 2 weeks post- op is still considered part of the healing time. ...Read more
Pain located in right lower back. Very slight tingly feeling in right hand and foot. No numbness or weakness. Spinal tumor?
Sometimes slight tingle in 1 foot, occasional headaches, especially the week of period. How likely to be from brain tumor? Grandma has foot neuropothy.
Just had surgery on my foot due to plantar fasciits, heel spur and nerve damage which caused me a lot of pain. Found a tumor on the nerve. What is that?
Can an intradural 1cm peripheral nerve sheath tumor on left side of thecal sac at L4 cause relative weakness in left leg, periodic aching in left leg, and increased coldness/ischemia in left foot?
What are chances of passing a neurological exam and still having a brain tumor? Neurological exam as in light/eye exam, standing on one foot, etc.
One of my foot's finger (middle, left feet)... Has a brown/dark lines vertically (becomes lighter lately), is it caused by fracture? Or tumor/cancer?
Husband stage 4 lung adeno. Rcvd rad. To brain and foot for mets 6 rnds of avastin (bevacizumab) /chemo. Brain mets gone other tumors showed mild response what now?
Continue therapy: Response is positive thus far. Will have to wait and watch. ...Read more
Left side weakness in arm/hand, back, abdomen, leg/foot. Decreased sensation in those areas plus face. Mri showed no stroke, tumor or ms. Ideas?
After lump and bruising on top of foot I had a ct (no contrast) and was diagnosed with a ganglion cyst. Can a radiologist tell this is a ganglion and not a tumor from just looking at the scan? They seemed very confident but I'm over researching.
My son has a lump. On top of L foot. It feels like bone but hurts to touch. Went to ER and xray showed no broken bone. Dr said give it 10 days and ice/use crutches, probably sprain. Pain comes and goes for him. Consult orthopedic dr? Worried tumor?
Likely not serious: Sometimes kids or adults will develop a bundle of coatings around a nerve traveling through the skin. These nodules or cysts stretch the fibers & can cause pain occasionally but are not like a bone cancer or infection. A bone bruise might produce a similar bump but it would become hard & gradually fade over months. A podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon could confirm/exclude this label & discuss treatm ...Read more
I had a ct after lump and bruise on foot. It showed ganglion cyst. Can a radiologist tell it is a ganglion and not a tumor or sarcoma from a CT scan?
With a history of benign, and rare, tumours would my oncologist want to remove a painful lipoma in foot causing alot of swelling pain fr the ankle down?
Why not?: Sounds like it should goGet a more detailed answer ›
Dr dx gout based on symptoms of sudden bad pain in big toe area randomly. Why would attack randomly occur even when diet is consistent daily?
Pain: Fractures in the foot cause pain and swelling. ...Read more
Whenever I press the flesh at my big toe, there will be pain as it feels like the nails poking on my toe. Is it a symptom for in grown toenail?
Possibly: Is the pain along side of the toenail? Is it red, swollen, warm? If that is the case then there is an infection associated with an ingrown nail. Otherwise it may be just an ingrown toenail from a curved or wide nail plate. I recommend you see a local podiatrist who sees this on a daily basis. ...Read more
Sharp pain in big toe for the last 2 weeks. Some swelling. No other physical symptoms. Cold makes it worse. Not moving it makes it worse. Please help.
Have you had a:
Pedicure recently? Is the swelling near the nail? You may have a mild infection.
"Not moving it, makes it worse" is puzzling.
Can you tell us anything more? ...Read more
I have a thin faint straight black line in the middle of my right big toe. It's been there since last september. No other symptoms. Any ideas? Cancer?
Part: left big toe symptoms: redness, swelling, burning pain bout me: I am fit. Zero alcohol question: most common causes of these symtomps?
Part:left big: You could have an infection in the toenail or gouty attack. Need to see a podiatrist to differentiate. If toenail is infected might need cutting it back under local anesthesia and PO and topical antibiotics, to r/o gout need a blood test for uric acid. Either way need to be treated ...Read more
I have had a numb big toe for about 4 months now (i'm 18 year old female). There are no other symptoms at all. Numb from the last joint. Ideas?
Can herniated disc cause symptom just sometimes on straight leg test? Sometimes I get muscle twitching in feet other times not, same with big toe pain.
Can be intermittent: If a herniated disc causes signs like straight leg raising or sciatic nerve tenderness, it can be intermittent. So can any neurological or muscular sign or symptom. Left alone most resolve with conservative treatment. And some people with herniated disc on imaging studies have no pain. ...Read more