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What's the remedy for a swollen big toe that is paining?

What's the remedy for a swollen big toe that is paining?

Depends: It depends on what the pain is from. Injury, gout, bursitis.
In general I would use ice behind the swollen area, try Ibuprofen and elevation.

See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Big toe swollen and uncomfortable and pain in left knee.?

Big toe swollen and uncomfortable and pain in left knee.?

?gout: There are many possible causes of your symptoms, but gout wold be high on the list with big toe pain and joint pain. Have your dr. Evaluate and treat you and asses you for possible gout and other causes. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why is my big toe swollen, red and in pain? It has a large, squishy lump around the nail?

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

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What is wrong with my big toe if it is swollen?

What is wrong with my big toe if it is swollen?

Many possibilities: Could be a fracture, strain, sprain, infection, gout, many systemic diseases, etc. See a podiatrist for a physical exam and possibly x-ray. ...Read more

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What caused my big toe swollen and red?

What caused my big toe swollen and red?

Possibilities: Gout, infection, trauma are most likely ones. Was there any break in skin or injury? If not, may be gout. See podiatrist for evaluation, diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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My big toe hurts and is a bit pinnk, swollen?

My big toe hurts and is a bit pinnk, swollen?

Possible Ingrown: Without a better description, this sounds like you might have an infected ingrown toenail. If your toenail looks like the picture shown, this can be addressed in the office with a simple procedure. If not, you should still see a specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How to treat a swollen, itchy big toe?

How to treat a swollen, itchy big toe?

See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Help docs! My big toe is swollen and has been for a while?

Help docs! My big toe is swollen and has been for a while?

Possibilities: Trauma, infection, gout or other type of arthritis. See podiatrist to find out cause and get proper treatment. ...Read more

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My big toe hurts an it's kinda swollen where the eponychium is? What is it

My big toe hurts an it's kinda swollen where the eponychium is? What is it

Sounds like a: Possible infection. Visit a podiatrist who can confirm this for you. ...Read more

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I have the gout and it's made my big toe huge. Is there a way to lower it (stop the swollen toe)?

I have the gout and it's made my big toe huge. Is there a way to lower it (stop the swollen toe)?

See a podiatrist: You need to get your gout under control with proper diet and medicine.
A cortisone injection will help the pain and swelling. ...Read more

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Banged big toe on a chair Saturday and it really hurts and it is swollen and black and blue.... Hot or cold compress?

Banged big toe on a chair Saturday and it really hurts and it is swollen and black and blue.... Hot or cold compress?

Cold: To help relieve inflammation. If your pain is yet to improve, consider seeing a doctor just to ensure that you did not fracture your toe. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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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!!

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

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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?

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

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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

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What are ways to treat big toe joint that is swollen?

What are ways to treat big toe joint that is swollen?

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

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Why is my big toe swollen and painful?

Why is my big toe swollen and painful?

Several reasons: Injury, gout, infection, circulotory disorder are all possiblities. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I recently got a swollen big toe, what to do?

I recently got a swollen big toe, what to do?

Medical evaluation: There are a number of possible reasons for swelling of the big toe (to include infection, gout & trauma). Please promptly see your podiatrist of evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What's best used to take care of a swollen big toe?

Needs eval: Is it painful? Is in infected? Was there trauma? Is it warm? Is it red? Is there discharge? Have you ever had gout? Can't tell you what to do for self-help with info provided. I encourage you to promptly see your podiatrist. If it is infected it may be serious. ...Read more

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What are some remedies for a painful, swollen big toe?

What are some remedies for a painful, swollen big toe?

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

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For what reasons has my big toe been swollen for over two months?

Where were you : 2 months ago...... Make an appointment this week to see your podiatrist please. That's not a good thing. Perhaps, an ingrown toenail or a fracture. One doesn't know without examining you..... Go get it checked. ...Read more

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Big toe very sensitive, painful, swollen and red. Broken?

Please have this : Checked. There are a number of possible problems. An infection needs to be ruled out. Recommend seeing your podiatrist. ...Read more