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Swollen Big Toe No Pain
Husband having a swollen big toe with mild pain & uric acid is normal, Dr say it's gout but it's not going away since 2weeks,what could be the reason?
A game of Squish....: It certainly sounds like some sort of inflammatory process going on. It could be secondary to a variety of causes. Gout, infection, paronychia and cellulitis are all possible. To remove all doubt, you might consult with your own doctor or perhaps a Healthtap physician. ...Read more
Sounds like a: Possible infection. Visit a podiatrist who can confirm this for you. ...Read more
I have the gout and it's made my big toe huge. Is there a way to lower it (stop the swollen toe)?
Banged big toe on a chair Saturday and it really hurts and it is swollen and black and blue.... Hot or cold compress?
I have been suffering from gout. Stopped hurting but my big toe is still swollen after weeks. What should I do? Very uncomfortable
See a rheumatologist: You need a full evaluation and treatment program. This is best developed by a rheumatologist. You will need to becertain that you are on medications that can facilitate this. ...Read more
I trapped my toe under the sofa and was pushed backwards jarring. My big toe and it is all red and swollen and tingly what should I do?
Ouch.: It sounds as though you may have damaged either the bones in the toe, soft tissue enveloping the toe or both. The amount of bruising and swelling is usually a pretty good indicator on the extent of the injury. Apply ice and elevate the foot. Check for up and down toe movement and strength. It could be that an x-ray will be needed to remove all doubt as to the severity of the damage. ...Read more
After wearing heels, the tip and side of my big toe is swollen& when touched feels stiff. No pain but has been this way for days. What is wrong?
Heels: Most dress heels have a narrow toe box. Because of the heel, the foot has a tendency to slide forward and force the toe into this tight area. Consider shoes with a lower heel and wider toe box. If the toe doesn't improve in a few more days, or becomes painful, have a podiatrist check it. You may have irritated the joint or aggravated an ingrown nail. ...Read more
Top of my big toe, down at the bottom. After a week i now have small bump on the toe next to it. No bumps on the swollen toe, just the swellinga?
I am unsure what is:
Would you be so kind to ask us a complete question or rephrase it better.
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My big toe and the surrounding area is red, swollen, and painful. Might be gout. What are foods I should eat and avoid? Should I ice it? Thank you!!
Maybe not so easy.: More to the point, before trying to self diagnose, have it examined and eliminate all doubt. Your symptoms seem to describe a gouty condition, and could very well be, but controlling diet may be only part of the solution. Your doctor can supply all the necessary information, as well as instruction, to help you deal with this. ...Read more
I have sores all over my body. I used method for a year. I have been off of it for two days now. I'm done using it.my big toe and foot are swollen?
Get checked: Given your current condition and history, I would get evaluated by a doctor immediately. If the swelling worsens, if the pain becomes unbearable or if the foot/toe becomes numb, go to an emergency room. Without knowing your details it may be useful to seek a drug rehabilitation/treatment facility additionally for continued support. I wish you success in your sobriety. ...Read more
I think I broke my big toe 8 weeks ago and now it bent forward and very swollen and painful what can I do I did no t go to hospital because I didn't th
Healed already: At this time frame the bone is already healed. It will most likely stay the way it is until is can be surgically corrected. Good luck! ...Read more
Get at the cause: See your doctor for an evaluation. X-rays and/or lab tests may be necessary to diagnose what exactly is going on. It sounds like arthritis, and there are many types of arthritis. If it is at the base of the joint, and there is bump on the side, it could be a bunion. See your doctor for a more specific answer. ...Read more
Depends: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more