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Sharp Pain In Second Toe
Very sharp pain on top of my second toe when I move it a certain way, the pain is unbearable. Didn't stub it, what could be the cause? A nerve?
Hammertoe: Early on the hammer toes are quite sensitive and their joints are softening and their flexibility decreasing so most often cause was simply be shoe pressure on the tires ...Read more
I kicked my heavy bag during training, toes landed first, now I have a sharp pain above my big and second toes just before the ankle, what happened?
Alive and Kicking...: Kicking somewhat immovable structures with your toes leading, can potentially many structures from the area of impact, to your ankle. The damage could include both bone and soft tissue. An exam and systems review is necessary to identify the tissues potentially injured. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in the tip of my second toe when pressure is applied to it. I don't have pain anywhere else in my feet.
Consult podiatrist: The second toe is often the 'lead dog' in your walking foot, and thus takes more potentially damaging pressure. There are many physiological causes of pain...abnormal nerve pressure, joint lining inflammation, etc. Try padding, or a change of shoes, or off the shelf orthotic supports, and consult a podiatrist if the problem continues. ...Read more
I have pain in the base and a sharp pain at the tip of the second toe. The pain has moved to the base of the third and fourth toe. I did not have any injury. It feels like its swollen, but is not. It feels like a wrinkle. What should I do?
Possible neuroma: The symptoms you describe are consistent with a neuroma, which is a benign nerve tumor affecting the nerves going to the toes. The pain is worse while walking barefoot on a hard surface or when enclosed in shoes. Steroid injections and/or surgery are the treatments available. ...Read more
It could be...: Countless different things. Please provide more detail as to the location of pain and if there is anything that looks abnormal about the toe and surrounding area. Any injury? ...Read more
Hello there nice to see you once again I've been having this very very sharp pain under my right big toe that comes On and off threw out the day its?
Can't diagnose with: Available information. But since this is recurrent and exceptionally painful - would encourage podiatric evaluation at this time. Take care. ...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
Most Likely Nerves: There are a number of causes or "etiologies" for distributed pain. Most are related to neurologic dysfunction or nerve problems. This could be centered in either your brain, spinal chord or (less likely) peripheral nerves. You may want to visit with a neurologist about this. Most likley he/she will order tests, which can discern the cause of your pain. ...Read more
What does it mean if my big toes are pussing on the side and has a sharp pain in the front. Like it feels like something is stabbing me.
Every time I bend down to touch my toes or I'm getting up from sitting down on the couch or the chair I have a sharp pain in my lower back.
Herniated disc: While your symptoms are suggestive of herniated disc, you are a little young for such a degenerative process. It may just be a lower back muscle spasm due to excessive use. In either case, try Ibuprofen 400 mgs (2 ADVIL (ibuprofen) tabs) 2-3 times daily for a wk and a heating pad to local areafew times daily. If no improvement, see your doctor for a definitive assassment. Feel better soon:) ...Read more
On the outside of my big toes are numd and sometimes have sharp pain in the edge of the toenail. What dose it mean?
How tight are your: Shoes? Do your shoes fit tightly at the toe? Encourage you to see a podiatrist for most extensive evaluation. Take care. ...Read more
Frequent intense sharp pain in the fingers or toes and the back of the head which lasts from a few seconds to a minute. Should I worry?
See a DO doctor: Best to see an osteopathic physician to evaluate your structure/spine/neck. There are nerve root connections in the neck that can affect the fingers, as well as connections from the low back that affect the toes. That can easily be addressed. However, if you need a referral to a neurologist from your physician, for further evaluation, that is always an option too, as everything is connected. ...Read more
I had surgery on my iquilius tendant 5 yrs ago and im starting to have sharp pain when my toes lift up from walking what's wrong somethin pinched?
Re evaluate: Have your surgeon recheck your repair. It has been 5 years and it is possible something may have changed. Be seen. All the best. ...Read more
2nd toe One foot Sudden sharp pain Lasts a few seconds No signs before or after Can move & touch it w/ no pain Occurs randomly Becoming more frequent?
Need more informatio: Unfortunately you have not indicated which toe it is or if it when you stretch all your toes. The pain may be simply from overstretching the toe. ...Read more
There are quite a: Few possibilities for your symptoms. It will be impossible to narrow it down without examining the toe. Make an appointment with a health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more
Yesterday I got a sharp pain on my left foot toe. Happened a few times. Really hurt. What was it?
See a podiatrist: I would suggest that a doctor of podiatric medicine would be a better choice for evaluation of your problem than an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon. Podiatrists evaluate and treat all manner of foot and ankle problems that don't necessarily involve orthopedic (bone and joint) problems. These include skin and nail problems, nerve and circulatory problems as well. ...Read more
Why am I feeling a sharp pain in my big toe (bringing me to tears) every time I straighten my ankle?
Eval.: To obtain an accurate answer would require assessment by either a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon. Assessment would include history, physical examination and appropriate radiographic studies. ...Read more
Morton's neuron. ..does it cause 1foot to swell and sharp pain in-between pinkie and toe next to pinkie toe?
Foot pain: Morton's neuroma generally develops between the 3-4 th or 4-5th toes, on the forum if the foot. A nerve ending swells and becomes painful with pressure. Ill fitting shoes may be a cause. Treatments can include injections, topical treatments, or surgery. See an orthopedist or podiatrist who will be happy to evaluate your problem and suggest treatments options, including how to prevent this as well ...Read more
I have a sharp pain that begins on my left buttocks every time I try to reach for my toes and shoots down my thigh, what is the problem?
Sciatica: Sounds like sciatica. This condition is usually responsive to rest and over the counter anti-inflammatories. If fever exist however, then you need medical evaluation. Any persistent pain for more than 3 weeks also warrants evaluation. If you wear wallet in rear pocket on that side remove it. ...Read more
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