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What is a reason for a painful little toe?

What is a reason for a painful little toe?

Varies: Ingrown nail, corn, fracture, shoe irritation, fungus nail, soft corn, infection, etc. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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


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I have had a bug bite for 4 days..It is red/purple and is extremly painfull. There is a big lump and the tip of the bite is dark red.what should i do?

I have had a bug bite for 4 days..It is red/purple and is extremly painfull. There is a big lump and the tip of the bite is dark red.what should i do?

You should be seen: After 4 days most insect bites would be long gone. This one is either very serious or it is infected. You may still have a stinger in there and or pus that needs removal and you are unlikely to get relief if this does not happen. Good luck! ...Read more

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What's the remedy for a swollen big toe that is paining ?

Depends: It depends what the pain is from. Injury, gout, bursitis. In general i would use ice behind the swollen area, try Ibuprofen and elevation. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my big toe if it is swollen?

What is wrong with my big toe if it is swollen?

Many possibilities: Could be a fracture, strain, sprain, infection, gout, many different systemic diseases, etc. See a podiatrist for a physical exam and possibly x-ray. ...Read more

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What would cause a swollen vaginal lymph node for over a month and why is it painful?

Not normal: You should not be able to feel a painful vaginal lymph node. If you do then that is not normal and should be evaluated by an obgyn. ...Read more

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I had an X-Ray and there isn't a broken bone, but there is a large red spot over a knot that is warm and painful ?

I had an X-Ray and there isn't a broken bone, but there is a large red spot over a knot that is warm and painful ?

Ice lady commeth.: The general procedure used for dealing with the initial injury is ice application. This is included in the RICE protocol for immediate care. Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. The injured area was not given so you will need to adjust the protocol to fit your needs. To remove all doubt, obtain advice from a professional. ...Read more

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What would cause a swollen big toe to be very very painful?

What would cause a swollen big toe to be very very painful?

Ingrown toenail.: Sounds like an infected ingrown toenail or trauma. See a dr. ...Read more

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I stubbed my right big toe over a month ago and there is a hard, red lump on the second knuckle of the toe. It is painful to touch and lacks motion?

You should : Have it evaluated. You likely need an xray...how do you know you didnt fracture something that is now causing a problem? ...Read more

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I have a blood clotting disorder and every now and the my elbow hurts and swells up for now reason the a get a big purple bruis there .what is it?

I have a blood clotting disorder and  every now and the my elbow hurts and swells up for now reason the a get a big purple bruis there .what  is it?

Need more info: When you say blood clotting disorder, I wonder if you mean "bleeding disorder." Specifically, if you have a big bruise it sounds like you have bleeding at or in the elbow. Next time please include your specific diagnosis with the question. Be well. ...Read more

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Very big red bump in groin area. There is no head (like a pimple) been there for a week. What could it be and what should I do?

Very big red bump in groin area. There is no head (like a pimple) been there for a week. What could it be and what should I do?

Cyst: Assuming the bump is painful, it is likely a cyst which is a fluid filled bump below the skin. It could also be an early abcess, which is an infected collection of pus below the skin, like a pimple but more painful and larger. Either can be a consequence of shaving in the genital region. Don't squeeze or pop it! i recommend seeing your doctor asap to see if it needs to be drained. ...Read more

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What is done for a broken big toe?

What is done for a broken big toe?

A lot depends...: On where the break is at. If it is not into a joint, there should be some degree of worry about displacement as well. Rest, ice, compression, elevation and splinting will help. See a podiatrist for an x-ray and make sure it doesn't get worse. ...Read more

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