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What doctor to see for swollen toes and ball of foot?

What doctor to see for swollen toes and ball of foot?

A podiatrist: A podiatrist is a specialist trained in the care and treatment of foot and ankle conditions. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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Ball of foot swollen and tender between 3 & 4th toe. Slightly hard there. Tender to touch and walk on. Gradual onset of pain/swelling overnight.

Ball of foot swollen and tender between 3 & 4th toe. Slightly hard there. Tender to touch and walk on. Gradual onset of pain/swelling overnight.

Neuroma: The location and your symptoms alone are consistent with the Morton's neuroma. Look it up on the Internet. See your local area podiatrist for options. This is a very common nerve entrapment associated with fibrosis. Immediate relief will be with a cortisone injection. The sooner you do this, the more likely you are to respond. ...Read more

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I hit my foot in March&hurt my big toe Its been swollen&I can't bend it since then should I see my doctor?Or go to urgent care?Could it be dislocated?

I hit my foot in March&hurt my big toe Its been swollen&I can't bend it since then should I see my doctor?Or go to urgent care?Could it be dislocated?

Yes: Any of those options are good. You need to have it looked at and get an X-ray at the very least. Get well soon! ...Read more

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Swollen foot. Not red/bruised. Top of foot hurts when I walk or bend my toes. Do I need to see a doc?

Swollen foot. Not red/bruised. Top of foot hurts when I walk or bend my toes. Do I need to see a doc?

Hurt Foot: You may have tendinitis which can be quite painful and related to various activities or the shoes you are wearing. Take an anti inflammatory like Advil (ibuprofen) and give it a couple of days. If there is no improvement, see a doc! ...Read more

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My son has a swollen toe and foot after playing soccer today. How can I tell if it's serious?

My son has a swollen toe and foot after playing soccer today.  How can I tell if it's serious?

Bruising & incr pain: The real concern is whether or not the toe has sustained a fracture. Signs and symptoms of a fracture would be increasing swelling, bruising (broken bones bleed), and pain or crepitance (crunching sound) would all suggest possibility of a broken bone. If pain does not improve overnight, an orthoapedic evaluation may be warranted. X-rays would definitively confirm absence or presence of a fracture. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! what do I do about a swollen toe with blood and puss coming out?

Need doctor's help! what do I do about a swollen toe with blood and puss coming out?

Blood: This sounds like a nasty infection and you need help right now. Either visit the er or your podiatrist asap. ...Read more

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Both feet at toes swollen hurt, itch, and burn when scratched . Feet hurt to bend and move.this is the second time1st time went to Doc no answers?

Both feet at toes swollen hurt, itch, and burn when  scratched . Feet hurt to bend and move.this is the second time1st time went to Doc no answers?

Would need a lot: more of your medical history, onset and duration of symptoms, description of your height and weight, daily habits, prior injuries, etc. Would also be helpful to have a visual. ...Read more

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I am having pain on my foot where my second toe on my right foot connects to my foot. Swollen also! I have been to the doc already should I go again?

I am having pain on my foot where my second toe on my right foot connects to my foot. Swollen also! I have been to the doc already should I go again?

Yes: In addition to dr. Schnur's comment, pain at that particular joint can also be associated with pre-dislocation syndrome, or damage to the joint from overload/overuse. Untreated this will lead to joint instabliity and dislocation. Another specific cause is an injury called avascular necrosis (freibergs infraction.) it is imporant to get a correct diagnosis and treatment to avoid future problems. ...Read more

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Mystubbed toe looks bent and swollen, should I find a foot doctor or go to the hospital e.R.?

Mystubbed toe looks bent and swollen, should I find a foot doctor or go to the hospital e.R.?

Stubbed toe: The answer is yes! go to the er or see a foot specialist...Whichever you can get into see..... ...Read more

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