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What Could Cause The Base Joint Of Your Big Toe To Swell
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 am having a surging pain in the large joint at the base of my big toe. It surges every 14-18 with intense pain. This has been going on for > an hour?
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes a ganglionic cyst at the big toe joint. Can it be from bending the toe down repeatedly?
Went over on my ankle 3 weeks ago, ankle now fine but toes are in pain and moving my big toe at the joint causes pain and discomfort. Not sure why?
What would cause sudden severe pain in big toe and toe joint? Not bruised or swollen. Can't walk on it. Sharp pain under toe where it bends.
Why does my big toe joint randomly swell up and get sore. I went to the doctor to get tested for gout but they said I don't have it any ideas?
May still be gout: This could still be gout or another crystal induced arthritis. In order to tell you will need to see a doctor who can take fluid out of the toe when it is swollen and check it under a microscope. There are also many other types of arthritis and some non arthritis diseases which can affect someone your age and cause toe swelling. If your family doctor is unsure see a rheumatologist next. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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