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Pain and swelling on ball of foot under big toe in diabetic?

Pain and swelling on ball of foot under big toe in diabetic?

Any diabetic with : Foot pain warrants a in person exam as there is little room for misdiagnosis. You could have sesamoiditis, a stress fracture, tendonitis etc. Any possibility of a charcot foot must be considered. You make no mention of skin integrity and this must be examined as well. If you have neuropathy a foreign body should be ruled out. ...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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Causes of knee pain and a numb big toe?

Causes of knee pain and a numb big toe?

Can be many things: Unfortunately this is a very general question with hundreds of answers without more detail on your condition. But, combined the two can both occur at the same time from a low lumbar spine disc bulge or herniation causing a "sciatica". But, to show you why this is a tough question, it could be something totally different like gout or lyme disease from a tick bite, so much more info is needed. ...Read more

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Help with pain at the ball of foot near pinky toes?

Help with pain at the ball of foot near pinky toes?

The 5th metatarsal : May be plantarflexed or more weight may be distributed there causing pain. Best to visit a foot doctor in person. ...Read more

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Swelling on top of left foot and sharp stabbing pain between pinkie toe and toe next to pinkie tightness and swelling around ankle no feeling in rt lg?

Swelling on top of left foot and sharp stabbing pain between pinkie toe and toe next to pinkie tightness and swelling around ankle no feeling in rt lg?

You have multiple : Issues going on hat may not be related at all and you really should go to he doctor to be evaluated. The pinky toe issue could be an interdigital corn or fungus, no feeling in your right leg only sounds like you may have a nerve impingement somewhere, pain to the top of the foot would need a clinical exam and possible xrays as hat is too broad a complaint. ...Read more

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I have a pain in top and side of right foot that goes from (top knuckle of big toe) to arch and also my ankle is swollen (both sides) ?

I have a pain in top and side of right foot that goes from (top knuckle of big toe) to arch and also my ankle is swollen (both sides) ?

Have it evaluated: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and different neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. The treatment varies depending on the cause. ...Read more

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Left big toe tendon has lumps bumps and swelling along it and big toe is painful . Throbbing pain in big toe too?

Left big toe tendon has lumps bumps and swelling along it and big toe is painful . Throbbing pain in big toe too?

I would: See a foot doctor. The question is are the lumps or bumps really on the tendon or in the subcutaneous tissues.....either way you should be examined, much easier to make a diagnosis like that in person... Possible ganglionic cyst is an example without seeing you but if I saw your foot inperson I would know right away if that's what you had. ...Read more

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Burning top of foot near big toe where stretched nerve years ago after broken ankle. Also bone spurs in ball of foot. What to do for burning pain?

Burning top of foot near big toe where stretched nerve years ago after broken ankle. Also bone spurs in ball of foot. What to do for burning pain?

Symptomatic : If you don't have gout or active arthritis, then quite likely you have nerve pain. For that, you can try several things: such as liniments, Lidoderm patches, or anticonvulsants--which are good for chronic nerve pain. ...Read more

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Athletic trainer diagnosed swelling around the sesamoid bones in my foot. Now feeling pain/stiffness near top of the big toe also. Different injury?

Athletic trainer diagnosed swelling around the sesamoid bones in my foot. Now feeling pain/stiffness near top of the big toe also. Different injury?

Get examined by md: Sesamoid injuries to the big toe are relatively uncommon. Fractures to the sesamoid bones are most commonly seen in ( American) football. More likely your symptoms in your age etc. could be related to sprains of the 1st toe metatarsalphalangeal joint(turf toe). See an experienced ORS for examination and treatment options. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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Foot pain for 6 months on and off, started wide spread across ball of foot, now situated nearer big toes but on ball of foot. weight bearing hurts?

Foot pain for 6 months on and off, started wide spread across ball of foot, now situated nearer big toes but on ball of foot. weight bearing hurts?

Morton's neuroma: It is a thickening of the tissues around the nerve in the foot. Typically causes pain in the ball of the foot. Avoidance of high-heeled shoes may help. Have your foot evaluated by a physician for pain that has persisted for a few days - a few months in your case. ...Read more

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2 days pain in left foot. Feel sort of ball under toes no injury at all. Can't bend toes tingling, burnWorse upon standing and is swollen

Plantar pain: May be Morton's neuroma or wart. For wart can try duct tape over the wart and over 7-10 days it should resolve. For Morton's neuroma may need injection . f/u w/podiatry or orthopedics http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00158 ...Read more

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Pain underside of foot and burning on underside of big toe left foot ?

Jogger's foot?: Entrapment of the medial plantar nerve in the longitudinal arch can cause burning heel pain, aching in the arch, and deficient sensation in the sole of the foot behind the great toe. Long distance valgus running may cause such a disorder in a jogger and the condition usually responds to conservative measures. See a sport medicine specialist. ...Read more

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I have sudden ankle pain, top of my foot crease of ankle and stiffness in my foot. Very painful?

I have sudden ankle pain, top of my foot  crease of ankle and stiffness in my foot.  Very painful?

Tendonitis?: This could be myriad possibilities. Tendonitis, fracture, gout, arthritis, infection. This needs to be checked out soon. ...Read more

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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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Pain on ball of foot mainly when walking without shoes sometimes with shoes pain sometimes on top of foot above ball. Have bunion as well cause?

Pain on ball of foot mainly when walking without shoes sometimes with shoes pain sometimes on top of foot above ball.  Have bunion as well  cause?

Hallux valgus: In essence, you are experience a transfer of forces more laterally because of your bunion. You may even get a thickened callus known as a "transfer lesion.". ...Read more

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Pain under feet and in ankles after walking. Swelling on the inside of my ankles- better with arch support in shoes. Could these be fallen arches?

Pain under feet and in ankles after walking. Swelling on the inside of my ankles- better with arch support in shoes. Could these be fallen arches?

Foot pain: Yes it may what we called plantar fasciitis, especially if you have pain upon your first few steps of walking. Pain typically in heel, arch support helps as well as ice and reforming the arch by rolling on a ball when sitting. ...Read more