Top
10
Doctor insights on: Treatments For Purple Toe Syndrome

Share
1

1
Why did my toes become dark purple?

Why did my toes become dark purple?

It's really: Impossible to give you a diagnosis over the internet. A dark purple discoloration of the toes can come from a circulation issue, either a blockage or vasospasm (arteries that constrict causing less blood to flow), and sometimes, rarely, a small clot that breaks off from higher up in the body that occludes a small artery. It's important you see your doctor about this as soon as possible. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Toes (Definition)

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


2

2
Why do my toes turn purple in the shower?

Why do my toes turn purple in the shower?

Has to: It has to do with a change in temperature which affects blood flow and chemical release from the body into skin. ...Read more

3

3
My two big toes have purple marks, should I be concerned?

My two big toes have purple marks, should I be concerned?

Depends on where/why: That description does not tell me much. Was there injury? How long have these purple marks been there? Are there other symptoms such as pain, itching, temperature changes of skin? I think it best to see a podiatrist for pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Is it normal for my toe to have a big reddish purple dot on it?

No: Without seeing it, can't tell you anything else, so visit a doctor to take a look at it. ...Read more

6

6
What are some treatments for hammer toe?

What are some treatments for hammer toe?

Surgery: The treatment for hammer toe is surgery, that is only treatment that can correct it, but for symptomatic treatment to relieve pain and discomfort you can try wearing roomy footwear, using pads and supports in your shoe, and doing toe exercises. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
What are treatment options for hammer toes?

What are treatment options for hammer toes?

A variety: They span from conservative (modify shoes, padding, etc.) to surgery. You should consider a visit with your podiatrist for a more detailed and personalized analysis. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
What are some treatment methods for broken toes?

What are some treatment methods for broken toes?

Immobilization: Toe strapping and rigid surgical shoe. On occasion if displaced, it may require surgical reduction. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Newborn with one purple toe, should I be concerned?

Newborn with one purple toe, should I be concerned?

Yes: I am concerned with things on my or my children's bodies that are not right. A purple toe is not right. This is likely a vascular problem. First check closely for any hair that may be strangulating the toe. If it is there remove the hair. If no hair is this toe colder than the others? Is it warmer? Take your findings to your pediatrician and haven him/her find the cause. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
What is the treatment for puncture wound of the toe?

What is the treatment for puncture wound of the toe?

Doc visit: A puncture one of the toe should be thoroughly cleansed and debrided. You may require a course of oral antibiotics. Local wound care will make sure you heal up properly. If there's any suspicion that bone is involved then you should have a baseline x-ray. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers