Doctor insights on:
Pinky Toe Swelling
Prev nerve damage L5-S1, numb toes 3/4. Able to evaluate new injury with damage? Pinky toe pain, swelling spreading laterally and tingling neuropathy
Please see your PCP:
Please see your PCP
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Pinky toe suddenly hurts, can bend it but it hurts like as if it got stepped on or over worked. There is no swelling or warmth. What could it be?
Stress: The toe is stressed and the pain is due to the joint or tendon. Appropriate shoe gear is important! ...Read more
May need Xrayfrac: When just the 5th digit is swollen I would think of a fracture depending on how much pain you are having. You should see a podiatrist for an exam and xrays. ...Read more
My pinky toe is swollen, itchy, and painful. I went into the weeds and today it's been swelling more. What could this be?
Caught my pinky toe on a chair on Thanksgiving. Taping it to next toe, made it hurt more. Swelling is gone and bruising below other toes. Sug?
Get it x-rayed: See if its broken. I was never one for buddy taping. I prefer just to wrap the injured toe. ...Read more
Torn ligaments in pinky toe- 24 days ago. The pain has finally gone away, but all of the swelling has not. What now? What about heat and/or ultrasoun
Can I play soccer with a broken pinky toe? Two and half weeks ago I broke my toe during a soccer game. The doctor said it was a simple fracture and that I should stay off of it for a while. I've been buddy taping it and staying off of it. The swelling is
Not a good idea...: It sounds to me like you will just keep re-injuring it if you don't give it a chance to heal properly. The only thing to do is give it time - probably four weeks at least. ...Read more
Foot pain while running a long outside of foot for a while (from just under pinky toe to mid foot) after a long run brushing and swelling on outside of foot near pinky toe, bunionette or possible stress fracture?
Can athletes foot cause a pinky toe to swell up and cause pain half way up a foot to the point of intense pain and unable to walk?
Many possible causes: Some causes of toe swelling can include localized issues such as arthritis, infection, ingrown toe nails, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis, tight shoes) gout, and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Some causes of toe swelling can include localized issues such as arthritis, infection, ingrown toe nails, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis, tight shoes) gout, and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Mr. Big Stuff.: Described as an edematous toe or an enlargement of the great toe area caused by the retention of water. This swelling may or may not be accompanied by redness, heat, pain or a limited range of movement. ...Read more
Ice and elevation: Toe pain especially 1st toe pain can come from a variety of factors such as gout. If the toe is red hot and swollen then you will need to consult your local podiatrist. Also, if any trauma happen to the toe with swelling, ice and elevation are great techniques to reduce swelling and pain. ...Read more
Toe swelling: Unfortunately, the causes of a digit swelling are numerous. From infectious to traumatic to orthopedic to metabolic. The cause of the swelling needs to be determined so that appropriate treatment plan can be implemented. Swelling of a toe is not uncommon, however. ...Read more
Have it evaluated.: Have it evaluated by a professional and determine the cause of the pain and swelling. ...Read more
See a doctor now: You need to see a doctor immediatly. ...Read more
Varies: Multiple potential causes including traumatic, inflammatory, infectious, or related to pressure phenomena among other potential causes. A brief exam would likely tell the cause, don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
Ingrown Nail: Sounds like an ingrown nail, where part of the nail is pushing into the skin. Could the nail have been traumatized? This needs to be checked out by your physician or a podiatrist (foot specialist). Don't wait. ...Read more
I am experiencing toe swelling and pain shooting down my leg from knee injury. It hurts when laying on it. What should I do?
Action is Knee-ded.: Pain and swelling are pretty good indicators that something is definitely amiss. An evaluation by a knee specialist, if not your first step, is on the horizon. A detailed history of the injury as well a thorough knee evaluation should start the ball rolling. ...Read more
I am experiencing toe swelling, heel pain and foot swelling (quality: in the big toe). The following also describes me: Foot pain. What should I do?
Toe pain: You should show to your Dr and give more details such as when does it come on, what makes it better, what new exercise have you been doing. Are you wearing high heels a lot? So you can find out what is causing this. Then you will know what to do. ...Read more
Bruised spot on lower left leg. Gradually getting bigger and darker. Shooting pain to ankle and 3 & 4 toe. Swelling constantly.
You didn't mention: How it all started, but you need to get medical help immediately if it's spreading! Don't delay. Bruises don't grow, but spider bites with venom do, and especially causing pain. Put ice on it now, elevate it. NO running, and go to the ER and get some medical help on this. Does not sound like it's going away on it's own. ...Read more
All can treat you.: Go to your gp and get a referral to see the podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedist. ...Read more
I am experiencing foot itching and toe inflammation. The following also describe me: Foot redness, Toe swelling, and Skin rash. What should I do? It has been itching since last night. I went hiking but no one else got itchy feet.
? athlete's foot:
You could consider a trial of athlete's foot spray (usually lotrimin or tinactin spray) which are active against yeasts, e.g. Candida albicans.
It is a moist environment that allows for growth of these fungi on the skin of the feet. Give it a try for the next few days and determine if it settles down. Otherwise, see a physician. ...Read more