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What Is A Helix Arthritis Of Great Toe
Hallux: The hallus is the large inside joint of your foot. This joint can get arthritis from a variety of causes, osteoarthritis, gout and rheumatoid arthritis to name a few. Defining your problem may include an examination, imaging such as x-ray, ultrasound or mri, ; laboratory testing or even removing fluid from that joint. There are other cases of arthritis of that joint also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
If I have osteoarthritis in my great toe and broke it will the toe be more painful since I habe osteoarthritis?
Laminectomy 4 days ago now lower anterior leg and rt great toe have loss of sensation. Is it permanent?
I was moving furniture in my home and a heavy bed (over 300lbs) fell on my great toe. I can bend the toe and walk but it's throbing and tingly.
It needs rest: Some big toe fractures can cause some problems when it comes to healing. Since it is so important in propelling you in your gait, the big toe does a lot of work, it needs to rest to heal. Most of the time a surgical sandal is dispensed, even if it is a bruise or a sprain, so as to limit motion. Taping also helps. If it is not improving, then you should get some medical attention. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm a 77 year old female. My left great toe has lots of calluson the outer side. This is mostly numb, but sometimes it burns. I use a pumas sometimes but it burns afterwards. What should I do?
Assuming: There is no bug bite as likely if her was you would see some sort of redness or skin irritation, then it is possible there is a nerve compression which could be local like the deep peroneal nerve by the first metatarsal base or possibly from the lower back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tingly crawling feeling on my left great toe for a week now feeling is moving up left leg. Getting more intense. What could it be?
Nerve compression: Possible anterior tarsal tunnel or even more proximal from back issue... ...Read more
Just got a pedicure & noticed that once the nail polish was off of my toes, on my great toe it looks like there is white mark under nail, what is it?
What's this sharp pain on my left foot around the metatarsal area, between great toe & 2nd toe, that shoots up to my great toe when pressed/stretched?
Toe extensor tendon: The big toe extensor tendon runs along the top of the foot and crosses the metatarsals between 1st and 2nd toe. The fact that the pain is exacerbated with dynamic motion more distally at the toe area suggests that at least some of the pain is coming the toe extensor tendon. Persistent pain may warrant a thorough evaluation by a foot and ankle specialist. ...Read more
A fracture is a: Fracture. If you're talking about a1 mm. Gap between the fragments, then it isn't much of a healing problem. A gap of 2 mm. Or more is more of a problem and the fracture needs to be reduced by manipulation under local anesthesia or sometimes via surgical reduction. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What would some causes be of some slight fluctuating altered sensation in the medial distal tip of the great toe? Bilateral though worse right side
My toes great toe and the one right beside it have been hurting for the past three weeks but today I noticed that I have a knot right below my toes?
Need to be seen: Dear trina, you need to be seen by a podiatrist or orthopedic physician. You will need to be evaluated and x-rays taken to determine if the knot you have is due to stress fracture or some type of exostosis or some lesion. All are treatable after the diagnosis is made. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 4th toe along from my great toe feels swollen and sore. I don't recall bumping it r stubbing my toe. Any idea what this could be?
What possible reasons would my second toe on my right foot be numb, along with the side of my great toe? It has been this way for at least a week.
Had nail removed from great toe a few days ago and it is still draining. I'm afraid to leave uncovered. Now having pain on top of foot. Is this normal?
Nail removal: Nail avulsions and surgical removal can be painful, but the discomfort should generally not increase or involve more areas of the foot. An evaluation for secondary infection would be wise. ...Read more