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Possible neuroma: If the pain is between the 3rd toe (middle) and the 4th toe, next to little toe, this is most likley a morton's neuroma. This is an enlargement of the nerve in this region which becomes pinched or irritated by the surrounding structures. This is also called a positive mulder's sign. Corisone injections or alcohol sclerosing injections can be helpful. Wider shoes can help, surgery last resort. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends.: A burning sensation on the top of a big toe might have many causes. When did the burning sensation start? Is it intermittent or constant? Is there anything you have discovered that makes it worse or better? Has anything recently changed in your life with regard to medicine, diet, or exercise that might have preceded the experience of burning in your toe? ...Read more
Sensory changes: Another name : paresthesias. Direct trauma to your feet. Nerve damage from long-term diabetes (> 10 years). Other neurologic diseases (like multiple sclerosis, spinal cord damage, stroke, etc...). Sometimes a specific cause is not found through the battery of testing. Please talk with your primary care doctor and work on learning the cause of this problem together. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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