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Red Swollen Sore Toe
One of my big toes is red and swollen on one side. When i got a pedacure it hurt really bad. When things touch that spot it's really sore.?
Top of right foot slightly swollen and sore when I press on it. No redness. Been sore for a few days but only noticed swelling today. What could it be?
I broke my toe that's next to my big toe just after Christmas, the X-ray showed it was in pieces at the end of my toe, it's still swollen, red, sore a?
Root Damage?: It's time to have the toe re-evaluated. The difficulty you are having know is either being caused from the bone or the nail. It is not all that unusual for the nail to become ingrown due to nail root damage during the fracturing of the toe. The timing makes sense. Have an expert do the re-evaluation. ...Read more
I have a very sore little toe on my left foot. Its very red, sensitive to touch, itchy and rather swollen. I am unsure as to what it is?
Smallest toe is red, swollen, and throbbing. has EDS and history of athletes foot. Doesnt seem like athletes foot no sore. what is most likely dx?
See PCP: Likely an injury or an infection. See your PCP. ...Read more
Swollen red toes that have little lumps under skin in the toe pad that feel prickly, sore itchy. Feels like glass in toe but it's not. I have raynauds?
Pain : Any pain. Any soft tissue disease. Does cold induce the symptoms ? ...Read more
Second toe on left foot won't heal broke foot and put in boot and told me to rest with foot up.. When removed one month later, toe was red, swollen and a big, deep sore on toe. Wound care nurses treated me for 2 weeks and pronounced it healed. Saw doct
Toes burn red sometimes feel puffy but aren't swollen feet ankles and lower calves feel achy sore but not painful?
Soles of feet are red, tender look swollen. Hard and peeling skin on the back of toes, hard skin and sore. Used athletes foot 5 days didn't help?
Tinea Pedis: It sounds like a tinea pedis or athletes foot. Fungus can be very resistant to medication. Put lotrimin (clotrimazole) AF cream as well as hydrocortisone cream 15 three times a day for a week. Also, dry feet and toes carefully, then apply gold bond powder into your socks immediately after bathing or swimming. Good luck. ...Read more
My big toe has been swollen, red & sore for months. Doc thought fungal. Lost nail. 3 mts of terbinafine not helped. Pain persists. I play soccer!
Soccer toe: Pain under the toe nail can be due to worn out or poorly fitting soccer boots. Make sure you are fitted and padding the top of the toe can definitely help. Losing a nail due to a subungual (beneath the nail) hematoma is not that uncommon. Should these fail, see your doctor. ...Read more
Go See Your Doctor!: Some part of the body that is tender,red and swollen is either infected, injured, metabolically compromised, or some combination of these.So think back, did you stub your toe and also get an abrasion on it then crush grapes in a septic tank all the while forgetting to take your insulin for the last month?Then you're in a world of trouble.More likely, though,is that you have an injury or infection. ...Read more
Red tiny spots on tips of toes, tender/painful (mild pain) and swollen tip of toe. Any ideas ? Thank you for you valuable time !
For about a year the 2nd, 3rd, & 4th toes on both feet are red, swollen, & tender. No injury or other skin issues.What could this be?
Possible : Arthropathy....See your local podiatrist for an eval. If indeed an arthropathy referral to rheumatologist would be prudent. ...Read more
I have had a swollen, red, and tender toe for choose to 3 months. It's worse in the morning and after long periods of standing or walking.?
See podiatrist: May need an x-ray, could have fracture of toe, an inflammatory arthropathy can be present as well. ...Read more
Hello, I'm Mike 18yrs. Im gonna start by saying im not syre if im a diabetic. I have this sore on my foot, its not swollen or red. Ulceror plantarwart?
Hi, I have a severe pain at the top of the inside of my foot, it is a bit red and also swollen. It is sore all the time, even while I'm resting.
Very sore red swollen soles of feet?? They were hard and peeling so I've been using athletes foot but feet are swelling abnormally and hurt??
Infection?: This may be caused by something you came in contact with...it is likely infection or a severe inflammatory reaction. See your doctor to help narrow down the diagnosis so you can be treated and get better. ...Read more
I have a rash looking thing on my foot on the top of the foot its very itchy and sore its red brown color my foot feels very swollen. But its not?
Acute athlete's foot: The first thing that comes to mind is that this is one of the presentations of acute athlete's foot. Use drying soaks (epsom salts or dilute vinegar) and a topical antifungal... I prefer patients use lotrimin ultra or Lamisil (terbinafine) cream. You can use certain-dry pads or solutions to decrease perspiration. If this doesn't work, see a podiatrist and be sure to inform them of what you have tried already. ...Read more
I stepped on an old nail 2 days ago and it punctured my foot now the top of my foot is red and swollen and sore. Idklast tetanus shot. Is it too late?
I was bit by something on the outside of my left ankle 2 months ago. It stung very bad for about 15 min then itched. Yes i did scratch. There was no noticeable sore than or now but the back of my foot is swollen on both sides. It's not red just swollen.
See a doctor: This may or may not be related to your bite, but it does need attention. ...Read more
I recently had a baby c-section - now my 2nd toe is swollen red and tender on the toe bone . Numbness and hard to walk on that foot.?
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I shot ice day before yesterday in forearm & foot now it's swollen,red,and has fever. I've been in bed with a cold& sore throat ever since. Any sugges?
See a doctor : This has me concerned – I think you have a infection from where you injected those drugs. This can progress, including infection of the bloodstream, with organ dysfunction and possibly death if not treated properly. Sorry to scare you, but you need to get help right away. Doctors are professionals – you should not be judged for drug use – and medical records are private. Hope you get better. ...Read more
I have pain on the out side edge of my foot, on the bone 1/2 way down my foot. It is red, swollen and very tender.What should I do?
See Podiatrist: Several possibilities. Probably need x-ray to furhter evaluate. Sounds like you are referring to 5th metatarsal base with is subject to avulsion fracture. ...Read more
I broke my big toe in April and been told break has healed but it's still swollen and really.sore wen put weight on it. Why is this ?
Re-xray?: Was an x-ray done to confirm the healing? If not, that is where I would start first. If the x-ray showed healing then consider talking to your orthopedic doctor or podiatrist. ...Read more
What is wrong with the base of big toe..So much pain, redness, swollen, can't really walk on it and it keeps cracking and popping when I do walk on it?
Hallux Limitus: Hallux limitus is a painful arthritic condition of the big toe joint where the toe meets the foot. Cortisone injections , icing, antiinflammatories, and orthotics are very helpful. Ultimately you may need surgery to clean out the joint and decompress the joint for more motion. You may also be suffering from an acute gout attack of the joint. The treatment is similar. See a podiatrist! ...Read more