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Swelling Of The Toes
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
There is swelling in left toe but no pain and i have gout with uwric acid level 5.8.How to remove or cure the swelling?please reply
Anti inflammatories: Acute gout causes swelling and pain in a joint like the big toe. It is common for docs to treat it with a med like indomethacin (a prescription NSAID). Chronic gout can cause uric acid deposits in joints to develop called tophi. These are not often painful but can cause swelling in joints that don't resolve right away. Talk to your doc to discuss these issues and treatment options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could be the cause of long term (years) swelling of a toe? (sore at times, xrays clear) another toe & ankle have had short term swelling.
Gout: Possible acute gouty arthritis gout (also known as podagra when it involves the big toe) is a medical condition usually characterized by recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis—a red, tender, hot, swollen joint. The metatarsal-phalangeal joint at the base of the big toe is the most commonly affected (approximately 50% of cases). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having pain in top part of foot no swelling but big toes is cold feeling I can only walk on side of foot is this serious and what is causing it?
I have swelling around my toe an it's really soar I had antibiotics it healed an then it came back . I can't get ahold of my doctor .
Swelling: if its your big toe, and red and swollen it could be gout, a arthritic condition caused by excess uric acid. if you have a cut to the skin it could be a bacterial infection and may have reoccured. I usually treat this with bactrim, clindamycin, or doxycycline to treat skin infections. i would recommend going to the ER and just get evaluated if you cant get into your PCP's office. ...Read more
There is some swelling under my toe nail on the big toe. At times puss comes from the swollen area on top of the nail. Help?
I have been getting bad pain itching and swelling under big toe nail as well 2nd toe nail. Very painful...what should I do?
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