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Sudden lump under my big toe. Soft, not really painful. But large. Came on quickly! Dangerous?

Sudden lump under my big toe.  Soft, not really painful. But large.  Came on quickly!  Dangerous?

NO: It is unclear as to what this might be but can see your foot doctor for further eval. If you want a medical opinion see an orthopedist. Does not sound dangerous. ...Read more

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


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I have found a small lump on the knuckle of my big toe very painful?

I have found a small lump on the knuckle of my big toe very painful?

Several things: It could be a cyst or a bone spur. Since painful, you should see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the underside if my big toe for a few months now. Its kinda hard and white. No puss or drainage if any kind. Its painful.

Keratosis or wart: When the skin is repetitively rubbed from friction against shoes or between toes, the skin will thicken and form a hard bump or ridge that can be painful. Warts can also form, especially on the sole of the foot. These are readily treated by your primary care doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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In the space of a couple of hrs, I suddenly have a lump underneath my big toe. It's soft, not really painful but kinda large. I feel it when I walk ?

In the space of a couple of hrs, I suddenly have a lump underneath my big toe.  It's soft, not really painful but kinda large.  I feel it when I walk ?

Mysterious Lump.: Considering the time frame of a couple of hours and assuming that this lump has not been there all along, without being noticed, there are few possibilities. A leaking blood vessel, filling the available tissue space with fluid. This leak could be caused by a low grade trauma un noticed by at the time. A bite with insertion of foreign proteins could cause a quick lump to form. Ice it and see. ...Read more

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I've had a hard lump under my big toe just below the joint size of a pea for a month last 2 days very painful?

See a foot doc: Without seeing it hard to know if your referring to a callous or if you have a bonafide soft tissue misuse, if its the latter it may warrant a biopsy. ...Read more

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Left big toe tendon has lumps bumps and swelling along it and big toe is painful . Throbbing pain in big toe too?

Left big toe tendon has lumps bumps and swelling along it and big toe is painful . Throbbing pain in big toe too?

I would: See a foot doctor. The question is are the lumps or bumps really on the tendon or in the subcutaneous tissues.....either way you should be examined, much easier to make a diagnosis like that in person... Possible ganglionic cyst is an example without seeing you but if I saw your foot inperson I would know right away if that's what you had. ...Read more