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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


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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 ?

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 ?

You need evaluation: Diet if this is gout you need more therapy. You need to have your physician send you to a rheumatologist. Your evaluation needs completion. ...Read more

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Symptoms of bone spur in big toe?

Symptoms of bone spur in big toe?

Many possibilities: Possible symptoms could include pain, swelling, numbness, bony prominence, redness, and the development of callus at the site. Consult with your physician and have an xray taken to see if there is a spur or not and get the appropriate care. ...Read more

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My big toe on my rt foot is numb and I have tingling in my foot.What is that a symptom of?

My big toe on my rt foot is numb and I have tingling in my foot.What is that a symptom of?

Nerve issue: Burning, tingling and numbness are all symptoms of a nerve problem. This could be a pinched nerve in the lower back, tarsal tunnel syndrome, or a number of other reasons. Most of which involve something pressing on a nerve. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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?

See the podiatrist: Have a podiatrist examine it. In some instances it can be the result of trauma or from diet. If the damage is more discrete, unless you have a biopsy performed, there is no way to know if it's cancer. ...Read more

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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 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

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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?

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?

Small nerve: Most likely cause is damage to one (or more) of the small nerves which run into each toe (digital nerves). Compression is the most common cause, often by shoes. If no obvious compression, then maybe see a podiatrist for starters. ...Read more

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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 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

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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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Why does my big toe hurt?

Why does my big toe hurt?

Many possibilities: Would help if you stated where on the toe, could be shoes don't fit properly, ingrown toenail, arthritis of a joint, hallux limitis, gout, infection, fracture.....always helps when in the question you can give as much detail as possible for us to narrow down the possibilities.... ...Read more