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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Toe Spasms (Overview)

Toe spasms are sudden contractions of the muscles controlling the toes. This may be a painful cramp, and the affected toe may flex involuntarily.


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What could be causing my pinky toe to spasm randomly?

What could be causing my pinky toe to spasm randomly?

Possible : Vitamin deficiency like magnesium or potassium. Recommend you see a foot doc who can rule that out along with any biomechanical possible cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
11 doctors shared insights

Toe Spasms (Overview)

Toe spasms are sudden contractions of the muscles controlling the toes. This may be a painful cramp, and the affected toe may flex involuntarily.


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Please help! uncontrolled toe spasms!?

Please help! uncontrolled toe spasms!?

See doctor: You need to see a doctor to determine what the cause is before a treatment can be suggested. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of toe fungus?

What is the best way to get rid of toe fungus?

Oral meds or laser.: Topical solutions are often ineffective. Oral medications are about 75% effective an FDA approved laser can be up to 90% effective in getting rid of nail fungus. Depending on the severity of your nail fungus you may need debridement/thinning of the nails in addition to oral meds or laser treatment. See a Dr. for your best treatment options. ...Read more

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What to do about toe spasms?

It depdends: There are many causes of toe spasms/cramps and it is important to identify the source. Cramps and spasms can be due to dehydration and low potassium. But they can also be due to a nerve conditions as well. I recommend you see a specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Please help! uncontrolled toe spasms!?

See doctor: You need to see a doctor to determine what the cause is before a treatment can be suggested. ...Read more

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How to stop constant toe spasms/twitching?

How to stop constant toe spasms/twitching?

See a doctor: There could be many causes for this & it would be best to have it checked out ...Read more

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How can I stop constant toe spasms/twitching?

How can I stop constant toe spasms/twitching?

Tough: It may be a secondary twitch due to an underlying condition that may or may not ever be answered. If it bothers you enough see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my toe spasms/pulling muscles?

What can I do to stop my toe spasms/pulling muscles?

See below: Use ice to ease the pain and swelling, make sure you are wearing a good shoe with good arch support or get a pair of orthotics to help support your feet. ...Read more

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Right big toe spasms every few minutes, for 3 weeks. what causes it? also, same toe's knuckle darkened few weeks prior. Related? no injury or trauma.

Right big toe spasms every few minutes, for 3 weeks. what causes it? also, same toe's knuckle darkened few weeks prior. Related? no injury or trauma.

Early Gout: I don't know exactly what you mean when you say your toe spasms. The observation that the toe darkened prior to the spasm is interesting. Anytime a complaint is made regarding the big toe, especially by a male, gout is considered, at least by me. Typically in sub-clinical gout, mild to moderate spasms of pain can exist. The toe can also turn a darker color of red purple. Sex and age are right. ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

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