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Dr. Jason Rubin
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Toe Inflammation (Overview)

Toe inflammation is exhibited by a toe possessing or demonstrating all, or most, of the classic signs of inflammation. These include (1) rubor, or redness. (2) calor, or warmth. (3) edema, or swelling. (4) dolor, or pain.


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Toe inflammation around nail. Is that urgent?

Toe inflammation around nail. Is that urgent?

Needs attention: Usually inflammation around the nail is suggestive of an infection. Home therapy consists of hot, soapy water soaks, 15-20 min, with massaging of the skin around the nail. If there is drainage, then an antibiotic and a band aid. If it persists, see your podiatrist. The nail may be ingrown and require attention. Don't put off treatment. Dr l. ...Read more

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Dr. Jason Rubin
22 doctors shared insights

Toe Inflammation (Overview)

Toe inflammation is exhibited by a toe possessing or demonstrating all, or most, of the classic signs of inflammation. These include (1) rubor, or redness. (2) calor, or warmth. (3) edema, or swelling. (4) dolor, or pain.


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What is the definition or description of: Toe inflammation?

Both good and bad.: Toe inflammation is exhibited by a toe possessing or demonstrating all, or most, of the classic signs of inflammation. These include (1) rubor, or redness. (2) calor, or warmth. (3) edema, or swelling. (4) dolor, or pain. ...Read more

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Toe inflammation around nail. Is that urgent?

Needs attention: Usually inflammation around the nail is suggestive of an infection. Home therapy consists of hot, soapy water soaks, 15-20 min, with massaging of the skin around the nail. If there is drainage, then an antibiotic and a band aid. If it persists, see your podiatrist. The nail may be ingrown and require attention. Don't put off treatment. Dr l. ...Read more

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Good morning Doctor, I am wondering what is the root cause of swelling in my fingers and toes? The inflammation often moves around and I wake up to it

Good morning Doctor, I am wondering what is the root cause of swelling in my fingers and toes? The inflammation often moves around and I wake up to it

Inflammation: Would definitely suggest seeing your physician as soon as possible. If the swelling results in significant stiffness in am, non- specific inflammation is most likely the cause. While some of the conditions are self limited, some others are not and diagnosing them as early as possible will be critical. ...Read more

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I tripped, with the tip of my toe a week ago. Inflammation is gone, but I have been limping. I think the bone is ok. Could I have crushed the joint?

I tripped, with the tip  of my toe a week ago. Inflammation is gone, but I have been limping. I think the bone is ok. Could I have crushed the joint?

Podiatrist: You would need to evaluation to include x-rays to determine if the joint has been damaged and the extent of injury. Consider seeing your physician or podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have a strange inflammation under big toe, what could be the cause?

Male or female?: Depending on your gender it could be gout (more likely if male). Could be foreign body, contusion, vascular insufficiency (lack of good blood flow), stress fracture, etc. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


Toes (Definition)

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