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Doctor I have fungus oon my big toe and I have a hole on top and it hurts please will you tell me the best meds to use and any thing else will help?

Doctor I have fungus oon my big toe and I have a hole on top and it hurts please will you tell me the best meds to use and any thing else will help?

If you have pain: I would suggest you see a podiatrist. They will be able to debride or cut down the toenail so that it should not hurt. Additionally, they may decide if appropriate to give you an oral medication or topical. A hole is not a good sign but difficult to comment as we don't see it. ...Read more

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My big toe has been hurting and the pain goes down the top of my foot and when I try to move it or wear shoes what can I do and are there any doctors?

My big toe has been hurting and the pain goes down the top of my foot and when I try to move it or wear shoes what can I do and are there any doctors?

Bug toe Pain: Big toe pain may occur for a number of reasons... Ranging from painful embedded toenails, warts, to gout and fractures and arthritis...! a thorough evaluation would certainly help to glean and define the problem, make a diagnosis and plan a solution. See you pcp or foot and ankle specialist asap. Hope you are better soon. Dr.H. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is hallux valgus deformity?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is hallux valgus deformity?

Complex...: Deformity of the great toe and its metatarsal.
The 1st metatarsal is deviated away from the rest of the forefoot bones (abducted), and the great toe (hallux) runs over the 2nd toe, sometimes overlapping/ underlapping it in the more severe cases. ...Read more

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Which doctors have experience performing hallux rigidus minimally invasive surgery in nj/pa or nearby states?

Which doctors have experience performing hallux rigidus minimally invasive surgery in nj/pa or nearby states?

See below: You can also see a podiatrist who is trained in surgery and care of the foot and ankle.
Remember there are several ways to correct hallux rigidus. ...Read more

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I'm being treated for functional hallux rigidus and I think the doctor is wrong. My treatment isn't helping. How do I get a second opinion?

I'm being treated for functional hallux rigidus and I think the doctor is wrong. My treatment isn't helping. How do I get a second opinion?

Search the internet: For a highly rated podiatrist in your area and call for an appointment. Have any previous records, or x-rays sent to the new clinician prior to your appointment. ...Read more

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My doctor told me to stop weight bearing exercise while we're figuring out how to treat my functional hallux rigidus. Can I ride my bicycle?

Yes: Hallux rigidus or early arthritis of the first metatarsal/phalangeal joint (of the big toe)is common in athletes. Running and jumping sports can exacerbate the pain. Dorsiflexion (moving the big toe back) is usually limited compared to normal side.Nsaids, turf toe 'liners' are the basic non- operative tx. Cheilectomy (surg. Removal of dorsal 'spurs')can be done...Ok to ride ex. Bike. Gl! ...Read more

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I have hallux limitus. One doc recommends midfoot fusion to lower the first metatarsal more than a modified youngswick can. Is this a good idea?

I have hallux limitus. One doc recommends midfoot fusion to lower the first metatarsal more than a modified youngswick can. Is this a good idea?

LAMBRINUDI: Without an exam, I ask myself if an isolated 1st metatarsal/1st cuneiform fusion is better than a whole midfoot fusion. But, if you really need plantarflexion, the Lambrinudi plantarflexory osteotomy may work.
It avoids a fusion. It's performed at the 1st metatarsal base. Good luck.
Dr. Latva ...Read more

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I have feet with Hallux rigidus. My doctor will only operate me if I wear specially cut or large shoes. Is this ok and am I allowed to practice yoga?

I have feet with Hallux rigidus. My doctor will only operate me if I wear specially cut or large shoes. Is this ok and am I allowed to practice yoga?

Hallux Limitus / Yog: Hallux Limitus and Yoga do not mix very well. Hallux Limits/Rigidus is a local arthritic condition of the big toe joint, that causes difficulty with many activities including Yoga. Orthotics, physical therapy and shoe modifications are all options. Surgery is always a last resort but is very effective in the right surgeons hands. You can practice Yoga to your tolerance level. Good Luck ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see about my bent big toe problem?

What kind of doctor should I see about my bent big toe problem?

Podiatrist: Since a podiatrist is a physician who deals with prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all ailments of foot. ...Read more

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I got a spot under my big toe, d doc bore a whole and it bled, what do u think about this?

I got a spot under my big toe, d doc bore a whole and it bled, what do u think about this?

Wart?: Did the dr. Give a diagnosis? Sounds like it could be a plantar wart.
Was the spot dark in color?
See a specialist like a podiatrist or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Should I see a doc for a stunned big toe that is black and blue and cannot bear weight? Injured it yesterday and have repeatedly hurt it since.

Should I see a doc for a stunned big toe that is black and blue and cannot bear weight? Injured it yesterday and have repeatedly hurt it since.

Could be broken.: Yes, see a doctor. It sounds like that could be a broken toe. The big toe is really your most important tow, mans sometimes breaks require casting or even surgical repair. I'd go to an ED or urgent care center in your neighborhood for an Xray right away. ...Read more

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What will a doctor do for a broken big toe?

What will a doctor do for a broken big toe?

Needs treatment: Depends on the type and location of the break. Sometimes its just a special shoe. Sometimes it needs to be 'set' (closed reduction) and sometimes it even needs surgery. Not treating these often leads o problems. Suggest you see a foot specialist. ...Read more

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What can the doctor do to fix a broken big toe?

What can the doctor do to fix a broken big toe?

Few things: Conservative treatment would be a splint, possibly a digital cast. Sometimes just a surgical shoe. If it is badly broken surgery may be recommended. ...Read more

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For a probable broken big toe, should my husband go to the doctor?

Yes: It should be checked especially if swollen, mis-shapen or deformed. ...Read more

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What is the best type of doctor to see for a broken big toe? I want to be able to exercise fully in 3 months, is that realistic?

A podiatrist: The podiatrist is trained in all areas of the body, but specializes in only foot problems. Why not see someone who only treats broken toes, etc.. ...Read more

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Few months ago my doctor said that my big toe is broken. I didn't do anything because it didn't hurt. Currently my big toe hurts with every step.

Needs evaluation: You should see your doctor again or a foot specialist. You may have a nonunion of your broken toe. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I dislocated my big toe. I never went to a doctor and now that it's healed, it won't bend. It does not hurt and I walk fine. Is this a bad thing?

I dislocated my big toe. I never went to a doctor and now that it's healed, it won't bend. It does not hurt and I walk fine. Is this a bad thing?

Dislocation: It's not a bad thing if not painful but not being able to bend it will cause a problem and get hallux rigidus and cartilage damage. Should get it checked by a local podiatrist. ...Read more

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The tip of my big toe has sensation but compared to my other is very faint. My doctor seems confused about it. What's wrong and how can it be fixed?

The tip of my big toe has sensation but compared to my other is very faint. My doctor seems confused about it. What's wrong and how can it be fixed?

Big toe: Many things can cause this from metabolic conditions to simple local injury. What else is going on health wise? ...Read more

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I have a bruise on my big toe, should I get it checked by a doctor?

I have a bruise on my big toe, should I get it checked by a doctor?

Possibly: If you injured the toe and it's painful, evaluation by a physician could help to see if the toe is fractured and help guide treatment to ensure that the fracture heals appropriately. ...Read more

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I hit my big toe a few months and it bled and my toe nail fell off a few days ago. It looks bad. Do I need to see a doctor about it?

I would: Any injury substantial enough to avulse the nail may also have caused injury to the nailbed or fracture of the toe bone. A podiatrist can evaluate the injury, check for fracture or infection and recommend local care to speed healing. The fact that the injury was months ago may limit your options, but its always wise to have it checked. ...Read more

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I smashed my big toe a d it bleed alot but has almost stoped the to nail has blue under it all of it what should I do should I go to doctor?

I smashed my big toe a d it bleed alot but has almost stoped the to nail has blue under it all of it what should I do should I go to doctor?

Subungual Hematoma: You have a subungual hematoma. This is blood under the nail. A doctor can poke holes in the nail to drain the blood, but no treatment is really required. Just be aware that your toenail may fall off. If it does, new toenail will grow in 6-12 months. Hope this helps! I have included a picture for your reference. ...Read more