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Doctor insights on: Swollen Big Toe Sore Feet

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Dual tissue growth between skin and toenail. One month ago, after going for a 3 hour hike, my big toe on my left foot felt very mildly sore and looked slightly swollen around the base of the nail. One week later, a small tissue growth developed. Two weeks

Dual tissue growth between skin and toenail. One month ago, after going for a 3 hour hike, my big toe on my left foot felt very mildly sore and looked slightly swollen around the base of the nail. One week later, a small tissue growth developed. Two weeks

See podiatrist: Some possibilities may be keratinized tissue, fungus, bacterial colonization, pyogenic granuloma....Without visualization of the lesion harder to give definitive diagnosis. A podiatrist likely can diagnose and offer treatment on seeing the toe. ...Read more

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Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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My big toe and side of foot is red and swollen from gout i took my meds what else can I do for pain iam 66 yr old.

My big toe and side of foot is red and swollen from gout i took my meds what else can I do for pain iam 66 yr old.

Stay off your foot: If you have already been prescribed medicine to control your gout attacks, take the pressure off your foot and rest in order to help alleviate your discomfort. ...Read more

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Broke my big toe about 2 full wks ago. Toe still gets tingly and swollen, foot swells too. Toe sticks up. How long does this last?

Broke my big toe about 2 full wks ago. Toe still gets tingly and swollen, foot swells too. Toe sticks up. How long does this last?

4-6 wks: It takes 4-6 weeks for bone to heal, however your toe should not be sticking up. You should see a foot and ankle specialist and have it x-rayed ...Read more

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My 6 year old woke up with a swollen foot and big toe, what could be the cause?

My 6 year old woke up with a swollen foot and big toe, what could be the cause?

Possible infection: Your youngster may have traumatized the foot or possibly has an infected toe/foot. See your ped dr and have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Foot / big toe swollen, bruised and painful. What is the best way to heal this?

Foot / big toe swollen, bruised and painful. What is the best way to heal this?

RICE: Rest, ice, compression and elevation. If injury occurred then get an x-ray to make sure there is no displace fracture and tape it to 2nd toe until you get it checked. ...Read more

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Lately I've noticed that my sox are making marks on my ankles and my feet seem swollen. Also pain in my big toe on both feet. Insights?

Lately I've noticed that my sox are making marks on my ankles and my feet seem swollen. Also pain in my big toe on both feet. 
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Peripheral edema flu: The pain in your toes may be from pressure (fluid build-up) in the foot compartments. What you describe are hallmarks of peripheral edema, though swollen legs can have many causes, including kidney disease, liver damage (cirrhosis), heart failure, lymph infections, a condition called lymphedema, & others. You need to be evaluated thoroughly by a doctor. Prop your legs up at night- it could help. ...Read more

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Left big toe has pain and swollen due to walking a lot why? Fractured foot when i was younger not toe it keeps hurting just recently and now swollen

Need to see the toe: Unclear from the posting if it is the mp joint or not. If it is you may have a hallux limitis. If it is indeed the toe and not the mpj, i'd consider a fracture. If by the nail consider an infection. ...Read more

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