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Why Do My Toes Ache
Several reasons: It may be the way you are built or that your musculature is just tight. Cracking noise or sensation can be from several origins ranging from the small joints of your back "popping" like the cracking of your knuckles to tight soft tissue structures giving the same sensation when stretched or moving over one another or another musculoskeletal structure. It is not a pathologic or bad thing. ...Read more
See below: Could have injured the toe and have some fluid under the toenail. ...Read more
I have a sharp aching pain at the bottom of my big toes. It hurts to much even for my girlfriend to rub it. What is it?
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection (ingrown nail), metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a constant pain in my toe next to my picky toe. It is swelled a bit and always aches. I have done nothing to it. What could cause this?
Many things: The toe seem to always run into something so get an x-ray to be sure it is not broken. A nail problem can cause toe pain. Arthritis can cause pain and swelling as well as other arthritic conditions. You could have stepped on something that is embedded in your skin. It could be as simple as the shoes you are wearing. Bottom line if persistent get it checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Athletes foot, try antifungal cream.Get a more detailed answer ›
Think arthritis: Arthritis can cause an aching inside your toes at the joint level. Deformities such as hammertoes can cause pain after wearing shoes. Nerve issues such as neuromas or neuropathy can cause pain in the toes and other areas of the foot. To get relief, it starts with a proper diagnosis. See a podiatrist soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I cannot lose weight and have high insulin after body check and my 3rd toe on the right aches. Any recommendations?
Everyone looses wt: if they eat enough less. Difficulty: doing this without much hunger. To loose body fat, must ? foods which are stored as fat; i.e. mostly carbs. If daily production of insulin (hormone secreted with amylin) is high, this is likely due to high carb intake; insulin+amylin output is a response to carb intake & subsequent glucose ?. Study: http://goo.gl/02iz6i & http://goo.gl/JH8XBX & my answers. ...Read more