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Pain Under Foot Near Toes
It can: Gout is monoarticular and usually affects one joint per attack. 75% of the time the first metataralphalangeal joint. It is possible the secondary spot hurts cause you are altering your waking pattern. While less common, it is plausible you had two attacks, but in 16 years of practicing, I have never seen 2 simultaneous attacks. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Brachymetatarsia: Is something you may have. This is when the metatarsal bone is shorter then the other and as a result the toe which is actually a normal size but gives off a short appearance as the bone before it is too short. It is not dangerous at all and if bothersome can be legthened if so desired. ...Read more
Not true at all: Pigeon toeing, or in-toe gait, is not that common and occurs in less than 10% of the population. Flat feet are much more common at roughly 50% of the population because it is an advantageous trait allowing the foot to compensate for uneven surfaces. High arches are usually rigid and lead to more instability problems. ...Read more
6TOES ON FOOT:
If you are conscious of it and it looks ugly, have it excised the one which looks ugly and is placed wrong. We can only advice you by looking at it or a photo.
But if you have no concern with how your foot looks, than you can live with it.
So you decide and talk to your doctor or podiatrist. ...Read more
Not unusual: It is usually on both feet but not unusual on one. ...Read more
Check it out with yo: Your feet need to be examined and xrays need to be taken to determine what is going on with your feet. ...Read more
Corns: Corns appear both on the top of a toe joint as well as between the toes. The contracture of the toes is usually biomechanical in nature. The between the toes corns are also caused by biomechanics as well as malalignment of the toes with resulting boney spurring. Xrays and an exam by a podiatrist will answer your questions and give you the help you seek. Good luck! ...Read more
No: You cannot spot reduce weight on individual body parts. ...Read more
Blood or gangrene: If the toenails are black, you may have old blood under the nail or fungus in the toenail. If the skin of the toe is black you may have gangrene which is when there is no circulation to the toe. In the latter case, gangrene, you need to see a podiatrist immediately or go to the emergency room to have your circulation checked! ...Read more
Yes: As long as the toes are not misshapen. ...Read more
Unlikely: Not likely but possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have no idea: What that means....what do you mean by your toes feel sprung? ...Read more
Trapped Blood.: I have a hard time believing that cutting the underside of the foot would sever the blood supply to three toes and the injury was not bad enough to be already treated in an emergency room. More than likely, the blackness is due to trapped blood beneath the skin due to the initial trauma. No mention of pain, coldness or the original paleness of the tissue due to avascularity. 2 remove doubt C a doc ...Read more
Please explain what it means (if anything) if a man has the two middle toes of his feet webbed together?
Means you have: Webbed toes nothing more. Perhaps you can swim faster...Webbed toes is more common than you realize. ...Read more
I have really painfull feet and toes at night time they throbe as well and I have CKD what could it be is it related?
Question makes no: Sense. Please try again. As far as R they related I would say yes as they R (toes) part of the foot. As 2 cause, U need 2 C a Md. For Hx, xam. ...Read more
I have a black streak under small toe of each foot and a black edge on one side of the toe next to it. Is this something to worry about?
Subungual Melanoma: Melanonychia is dark pigmentation of the nail. Melanonychia commonly presents as dark band arranged lengthwise along the nail known as longitudinal melanonychia (LM) or melanonychia striata. Causes include of melanonychia include subungual melanoma, physiologic longitudinal melanonychia, systemic disorders, trauma, inflammatory disorders, fungal infections, drugs, & benign melanocytic hyperplasia. ...Read more
I have been having pain in the tops of my feet above both last two toes. It is worst in the morning and everyday the pain gets more intense.
Need more info: Questions... Are you diabetic? Are your shoes too tight? Do you walk in very high heels? You need to see your primary care physician or a podiatrist. ...Read more
In the last few years I have got a number of dark patches just above my toes on both feet, they don't cause any problems but what's the cause?
I get pain in the second to the last toe on both my feet, not at the same time and I never know what prompts it this has happened most my life.
Pain in 4th toe: On both feet can occur if you wear shoes that are snug/tight or wears heels often. See if you notice a pattern of when the pain occurs and avoid those shoes and you may get some relief. If not then see a podiatrist for evaluation and xrays. ...Read more
Is it serious if I cant bend any of my toes on both feet? Whatever I try to do they just won't move. No injuries at all. What could be the problem?
If you were: Able to move them before I think it's cause for concern. ...Read more
What could be the issue why I cant stand on my tiptoes - My toes just won't move on either foot and in either direction. No Injuries. Happened slowly.
Need to see doctor: And be evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Webbing of toes: Incomplete separation and differentiation of the toes during gestation is the cause. It can be corrected surgically if indicated. ...Read more
See the podiatrist: A good gait evaluation and biomechanical exam by the podiatrist can reveal whether the 3 things you notice are individually a problem or are related. Like a car, get the alignment checked so that you don't wear down the tires improperly. At 34, it's a good time for you to catch things and stay proactive in your health. You don't want this to cause degenerative changes in the future. ...Read more
See a Podiatrist: If you have frostbite it is important to seek treatment right away. There are other types of cold injury that are less severe than frostbite, such as frostnip and chillblains, which can heal without treatment. But frostbite needs treatment and there is risk of tissue loss and infection if treatment is delayed. ...Read more
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