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I have big toe pain, why and treatment?

I have big toe pain, why and treatment?

Too general : Would need to know what part of the toe, place it thru range of motion, watch you stand, and possibly see an xray. Do yourself a favor see a podiatrist in person. ...Read more

Big Toe Pain (Definition)

A description of a discomforting feeling in or around the area of the big or great toe. This pain may sometimes be accompanied with swelling, redness or ...Read more


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What can cause big toe pain?

What can cause  big toe pain?

Many things: There are a number of things that can cause pain in the big toe. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone with sharp pain in the feet should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis. One in your area can be found at www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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What can cause big toe pain for 4 months?

What can cause big toe pain for 4 months?

Many possibilities: Your pain may be due to: trauma (fracture, sprains, arthritis), infection (ingrown toenail), metabolic conditions (gout), structural (bunion, hammertoes), or biomechanical abnormality, or nerve damage (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam by a professional and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams may help to determine the right cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Big toe pain?

Now that hurts.: A description of a discomforting feeling in or around the area of the big or great toe. This pain may sometimes be accompanied with swelling, redness or heat, but not always. ...Read more

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Big toe pain where the nail meets the skin hurts on the side hurts if anything touches it like wearing a sneaker or sock doesn't feel like a hang nail?

Big toe pain where the nail meets the skin hurts on the side hurts if anything touches it like wearing a sneaker or sock doesn't feel like a hang nail?

Ingrown toenail: Unfortunately it sounds like an ingrown toenail. Look for redness, warmth, pain and drainage. If their is drainage, what color is it? You should see a foot and ankle specialist and remove the offending nail border. ...Read more

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I get random big toe pain. What should I do?

I get random big toe pain. What should I do?

Depnds on the cause: 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 more

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Tip of big toe pain, could this be deadly?

Big toe pain: Could this be deadly? Not likely. Melanoma or some other tumor could be deadly but this is very remote. It is most commonly a enchondroma (a bump on the bone under the nail). The is easily removed by your local podiatrist. You can try to change shoes and or pad the area and see if this takes pressure off the area. A x ray will often show if this is the likely cause of your pain. ...Read more

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What can I do about big toe pain when pressure is applied to the ball?

What can I do about big toe pain when pressure is applied to the ball?

Meds and rest: Pain on the bottom of the great toe joint may be an inflamed two piece sesamoid bone or a fracture of the pea size bone. If rest, immobilization, and regular nsaids do not improve the condition within 2-4 weeks then you must seek a dr. ...Read more

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Toe Pain (Definition)

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