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What Could Cause Ongoing Pain In My Big Toe For Months
Big toe pain: Here again it could be several things - undiagnosed fracture, subchondral fracture, tendonitis, bone spur, ingrown nail, subungual exostosis, fungal nail, spin callous, excessive pronation with pressure on the toe, etc. An exam and xray by a podiatrist will give you the help you seek. Good luck ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Portion of my left big toe has lost feeling (1 week now). No injury to the area or apparent cause. What could be causing this?
Pinched nerve: Numbness usually indicates a pinched nerve. In this case, great toe numbness could potentially indicate a pinched L4 nerve in your low back. The good news is that most pinched nerves will get better with time, so it would be reasonable to just watch it for a couple weeks. Do see a physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My toes always gets thick on the tips of my toes and now my big toe splits into a thine cut and i would like to know what could cause this it's become?
Numbness: possibly but there may be other reasons such as local trauma if it persists be evaluated ...Read more
Highly unlikely.: That would be highly unlikely unless it absolutely appeared right after the injury. It's more likely due to other causes and should be investigated. ...Read more
Altered State.: The cause of the tingling is always the same. The electrical impulse moving along the nerve is being scrambled or disrupted. These altered or incomplete impulses are being felt as tingling. The most common cause of the tingling in the big toe, especially the medial side, is a developing bunion. Shoe pressure on the enlarging bone presses on the nerve and the altered impulse feels like tingling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My right big toe has been hurting lately. I don't know what would have caused it. Could I have sprained it? It hurts to stand on it or bend it. No swe
Various answers: This may be caused by gout if the toe is red, hot and swollen that you can barely touch it. An ingrown toenail will have swelling and pain on the side of the nail. A broken bone or contusion will cause a deeper bone pain upon pushing to the area. For a more definitive answer, see your podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It could just be: A normal foot may have either the first, second, and rarely the third toe as being the longest. If the toe is much shorter, there could be a medical, genetic, or traumatic origin. If you do not have pain, or difficulty wearing shoes it just might mean nothing, If you do experience these things, please do consult with a podiatrist. ...Read more
Stabbing pain: Typically this is caused by a nerve sensation. It is difficult to tell without a better description of the pain. You may be pinching a nerve or have irritated a nerve on the side of the great toe. Make sure your shoes are supportive and comfortable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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