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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
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
Arthritis: In the base of the thumb joint. ...Read more
Foot pain: The ball of the foot can hurt caused by increased pressure. This can cause a neuroma or metatarsal pain. Typically tightness of the achilles contributes to this pain. I recommend stretching the achilles and wearing proper fitting shoes to see if that helps. If not consider seeing your podiatrist for a full work up. ...Read more
What could be causing the joints on my second toe of each foot to be sore, swollen, and hot with thick skin?
Not sure: Consult a podiatrist. Are yoru shoes well fitting? ...Read more
What causes a ganglionic cyst at the big toe joint. Can it be from bending the toe down repeatedly?
What can I do to address the swelling around the left hand small finger joint and pain at the base of thumb?
What might cause the right thumb to become swollen and painful? No injury, pain generates at the base of the joint just above the wrist and, has knot?
Tongue Swelling: Often times, medications that cause the mouth to get dry can lead to tongue biting. In addition, people with sleep and snoring issues often bite their tongues when they sleep. Sometimes, you can see crenations on the side of the tongue, which clearly indicate an episode of chewing on the lateral borders of the tongue and/or dry mouth. Try an oral rinse like biotene to relieve your symptoms. ...Read more
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