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What Causes Swelling On The Bottom Of My Big Toe
Many possible causes: Some causes of toe swelling can include localized issues such as arthritis, infection, ingrown toe nails, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis, tight shoes) gout, and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I have no swelling or pain or injorys what's the cause of the numbness in my big toe and side of foo?
I was diagnosed with ganglion cyst on bottom of big toe. After 1 week cyst is no longer painful & swelling gone down. Will pain come back?
It could, but: It depends on what was the trigger for the ganglion to develop. Often it is from some sort of minor injury or irritation of the area. It also may never return, so there's no need to do anything other than wait and see. ...Read more
I have itching between my big toe and it has been going on for three days now. What could be the cause there is no swelling or blister?
Tinea pedis: You may be describing tinea pedis or athlete's foot. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/athletes-foot/ds00317. There are otc medications available w/o prescription at most drug stores. Most important is to keep feet dry & be sure to wear flip flops if you shower in public areas eg gym locker rooms. ...Read more
Last night I woke up and my big toe was throbbing. No swelling, sensitivity or redness. Could wearing flip flops cause this? Today it is gone.
Maybe?: If that was something new to your daily routine, then maybe the flip flops irritated your toe somehow. I am glad the pain is gone now. ...Read more
Part: left big toe
symptoms: redness, swelling, burning pain
bout me: I am fit. Zero alcohol
question: most common causes of these symtomps?
Part:left big: You could have an infection in the toenail or gouty attack. Need to see a podiatrist to differentiate. If toenail is infected might need cutting it back under local anesthesia and PO and topical antibiotics, to r/o gout need a blood test for uric acid. Either way need to be treated ...Read more
For 2 days I have had sharp pain - left( ball of foot?) large pad behind big toe. No visible swelling . Painful walk/stand. What possible causes?
Can gout cause pain/swelling in 3rd-5th toe area that meets top of r foot only? Not big toe; blood uric arid test slightly high; ipuprofin helped.
Burning sensation on bottom of my feet right below my big toe bone. Feels like fire. No pain no swelling or numbness. Should I get checked out?
Evaluation indicated: You should be evaluated by a musculoskeletal specialist of the feet such as a podiatrist or an orthopaedic surgeon who treats foot and ankle issues. Your description of your symptoms correlates with a problem or injury to the small sesamoid bones located on under surface of the big toe ...Read more
Inflamation: Trauma, plantar fasciatis, hematoma are some causes. ...Read more
Posted the other day about swollen big toe now underneath has swollen where there was a curve now its flat to the floor so swelling getting worse?
Not good: See a podiatrist right away.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi what cause are name for some big swelling painful bumps on my inside left foot for more then month now no going away thanks for your. Respond asap?
Need exam: without photo documentation, your question cannot be answered here.Get to a clinic for a proper exam. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Some causes of toe swelling can include localized issues such as arthritis, infection, ingrown toe nails, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis, tight shoes) gout, and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Mr. Big Stuff.: Described as an edematous toe or an enlargement of the great toe area caused by the retention of water. This swelling may or may not be accompanied by redness, heat, pain or a limited range of movement. ...Read more
Pain: Pain is always an indication that an evaluation is in order. See your podiatrist for assistance. ...Read more
Wrap the toe: With coban or coflex material. You can also "milk" the toe by applying pressure ofrom top to bottom and the side to side alternating. Ice and oral antiinflatorries are useful as well. ...Read more
My big toe and the one next to it both have spotty redness, with no pain or swelling. My big toe was infected a few months ago and has hung onto a little redness ever since. It always seems to flare up when I work out, dance, etc.
Requires exam: blood testing, evaluation, diagnosis and definitive treatment. ...Read more
I think I broke my big toe yesterday, but today the swelling is down some. Should I see a doctor?
Yes, if.....: If you think it is broken then you should see the doctor. ...Read more
Earlier, i dropped a heavy object on my big toe. I can not bend it, there is swelling, and i can't walk. Will I have to get a medical boot?
Evaluation: You need to be evaluated by a podiatrist for fracture and other injuries. They will likely take x-rays and perform a detailed examination to check for injury of nerves, joints, etc. They will then be able to prescribe the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Sharp pain in big toe for the last 2 weeks. Some swelling. No other physical symptoms. Cold makes it worse. Not moving it makes it worse. Please help.
Have you had a :
Pedicure recently? Is the swelling near the nail? You may have a mild infection.
"Not moving it, makes it worse" is puzzling.
Can you tell us anything more? ...Read more
Hi, last week i jammed/crushed the very end/tip of my big toe. Severe pain and swelling right away.Tip has hard bump red/white increased swelling/pain?
See a foot doc: for xray and determination based on clinical finding ...Read more
I fractured my big toe but most of the pain and swelling is in the foot could i torn a ligament also?
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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