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What Causes This Burning Feeling In My Big Toe
Top of left arch popped during ballet class followed by mild pain and a burning feeling. Pain around the highest point of my arch/big toe metatarsal.
Ice, rest, pain meds: The injury during "ballet class' may have caused a sprain or strain in the muscles or tendons in your foot. Acutely, after the injury I would ice the area for 15 -20 minutes several time a day in first 24- 48 hours. I suggest taking either acetaminophen or ibuprofen for the pain. You should have the injury evaluated by your physician in the next 24-48 hours because X-rays may be needed. ...Read more
The ball of my right foot has been sore for over a year. Now there is a burning feeling in the big toe and other toes?
I had big toe fusion 20 days ago. He use 2titanium screws. My foot has a burning & numb feeling. Is the burning normal? I don't go back in for 2weeks.
It might be: That is a lot of surgery on a relatively small structure...lots of nerves affected. Nerve injury can often result in a burning and numb feeling. So I believe it is probably within normal healing expectations. But I am sure your surgeon would want you to call if you have any questions or concerns, so I would feel free to check it out with her/him, too, Hope you heal well and fast. Good wishes:) ...Read more
I injured my foot last night just below my big toe it is bruised with a blue color and has some pain, it has a lot of burning feeling could it be from?
I recently started to have a heated/burning sensation under my big toe. No associated pain noted. What could cause this?
Few things: Could cause this. First, I would examine the skin to see if there is any sign of cracked skin, blistering or scaling as a fissure or athletes foot may be present. If not, I would question you with regards to low back pain or if you are possibly diabetic. I would also evaluate you for compression neuropathy of the deep peroneal nerve or tarsal tunnel syndrome. ...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
Broke ankle/stretched nerve in '92. Have burning pain at top of foot/big toe area. OA in ball of foot. Can a bone spur cause friction with a nerve?
What causes burning under the foot near the ball of the foot (only one foot)? I don't know if my question was seen since I asked the question more than 24 hours ago, so i'll be more specific. This burning feeling under my foot happens often. In fact I wa
There are several different possibilities for this:
1. If you are having pain when you walk, it could be a morton's neuroma (this is a benign-noncancerous condition). It is basically a nerve ending that gets too big. It does not hurt if you push on it and is treated with steroid injection.
2. If it hurts when you walk, it could be plantar fasciitis also. This is usually more of the whole bottom of the foot that hurts.
3. It could be a neurologic issue; your nerves are sending messages for some reason that are abnormal.
You should have a medical evaluation by a family practitioner or internist to get their opinion. ...Read more
What causes the ball of my one foot to have a burning sensation? My foot often feels like a burning feeling on the ball of my foot. Touching it does not give off any heat on my hand. I was driving the other day when it started burning and I thought my
Neuroma: Burning in the ball of the foot is indicative of a neuroma, inflamed nerve from irritation from tight and narrow shoes or trauma to forefoot. Treatment usually is reducing the swelling in the nerve: ice, elevating the foot, Motrin or even a steroid injection into the swollen nerve in the foot. An x-ray can be taken to rule out stress fracture. Burning can also be neuropathy if you have diabetes. ...Read more
It depends.: A burning sensation on the top of a big toe might have many causes. When did the burning sensation start? Is it intermittent or constant? Is there anything you have discovered that makes it worse or better? Has anything recently changed in your life with regard to medicine, diet, or exercise that might have preceded the experience of burning in your toe? ...Read more
Herniated disc: Although there are many causes of numbness in the foot. One of the main causes is a herniated disc in the back. An examination by a doctor is needed to determine the exact cause and render treatment. ...Read more
My left big toe has been hurting me for 8 months now. It has gotten worse. At first it was just a burning sensation in the toe, but now hurts so bad.?
I have a painful, burning sensation at the base of the pad of my big toe. It started yesterday when I was practicing dance. I am 32, female, and fit?
I have a burning sensation in my right big toe because I had an gout attack. What can I do about the burning sensation?
Hang in there:
Gout can be a very painful condition to suffer with. As the gout attach subsides, so do the redness, swelling and pain.
In the meantime take it easy and rest the foot where possible. Avoid tight fitting shoes. Take any prescribed medications, and talk to your doctor about options for pain relief. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more
Jogger's foot?: Entrapment of the medial plantar nerve in the longitudinal arch can cause burning heel pain, aching in the arch, and deficient sensation in the sole of the foot behind the great toe. Long distance valgus running may cause such a disorder in a jogger and the condition usually responds to conservative measures. See a sport medicine specialist. ...Read more
I have burning sensation in my big toe just below the nail. Why is it so and what should I do. Thank you?
I've had this burning pain near my big toe for the past 3 days. Can a gout attack appear out of the blue in men under 50 who are otherwise healthy?
In a period of nearly a year, its become much worse. It's on my big toe. Cant have my "nice shoes, I did in may. Feels like burning knifes?
See a podiatrist: You need an exam and treatment regimen. ...Read more
My left little toe and my right big toe as a sharp burning sensation when stretching to the side and is clicking when pressing on top of little toe.
About a month ago, I was helping move a back door and dropped it on my big toe. I continue to have a burning pain under the nail. Have it checked?
Burning pain: Yes you should have it checked. Please have someone take you to the Emergency facility. It is most likely they will not remove your nail! ...Read more
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