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Right big toe hurts after eat anything with ground beef in it feels like it needs popping hurts when bend it could it be gout? Gout at the age of 22?

Right big toe hurts after eat anything with ground beef in it feels like it needs popping hurts when bend it could it be gout? Gout at the age of 22?

Possibly yes. It can: Occur in twenties. Is there a family hx of gout?
The Best thing you can do is to see your pcp or a specialist like an orthopod or a rheumatologist. The pcp can have blood drawn to look for the level of uric acid. To confirm the DX one wouod need fluid from the inflammed joint.
Seeing your pcp would certainly help you.
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Sensation like pins and needle but not numb, with popping sensation on the top of big toe when I walk and it shoots to top of foot a little, no pain?

Sensation like pins and needle but not numb, with popping sensation on the top of big toe when I walk and it shoots to top of foot a little, no pain?

Bone-nion.: It sounds like the paresthesia is isolated to the area of the great toe and occasionally proximal to the mid foot. The popping is in the area of the dorsal great toe. A common cause for symptoms like This is the middle stage of bunion development. Both the nerve and tendon can become affected by the underlying boney elements. Have it evaluated by a foot specialist. ...Read more

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What is wrong with the base of big toe. So much pain, redness, swollen, can't really walk on it and it keeps cracking and popping when I do walk on it?

What is wrong with the base of big toe. So much pain, redness, swollen, can't really walk on it and it keeps cracking and popping when I do walk on it?

Hallux Limitus: Hallux limitus is a painful arthritic condition of the big toe joint where the toe meets the foot. Cortisone injections, icing, antiinflammatories, and orthotics are very helpful. Ultimately you may need surgery to clean out the joint and decompress the joint for more motion. You may also be suffering from an acute gout attack of the joint. The treatment is similar. See a podiatrist! ...Read more

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When I flex my foot I feel a popping sound in my ankle and when I point my foot I feel pain at my 1st metatarsal by my big toe. Pain when walking?

When I flex my foot I feel a popping sound in my ankle and when I point my foot I feel pain at my 1st metatarsal by my big toe. Pain when walking?

May be tendon: You may have tendon issues. The popping could suggest that you have increased flexibility with hypermobility sometimes known as Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. This is a mechanical issue with increased elasticity of your tissue. Exercise is one of the best therapies for this ...Read more

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What to do with a big bone popping out of my foot?

What to do with a big bone popping out of my foot?

Depends: On what you mean. Are you describing a bunion? If so can be surgically fixed. ...Read more

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My foot keeps locking and popping really loud, is that okay?

My foot keeps locking and popping really loud, is that okay?

Locking no: Foot should not "lock up" although I may not understand what that means to you. It is common to hear popping sounds. That is usually from a tendon snapping over a bony prominence. If one of the joints stops moving then it needs to be examined and x-ray by a podiatrist or orthopod ...Read more

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Should I soak my foot after popping a blister to relive pain?

Should I soak my foot after popping a blister to relive pain?

Yes: Wsrm soapy water. You should not have popped it. But now soak and do not touch it anymore. Will resolve in a few days ...Read more

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What to do about foot is swelling and veins are popping out?

What to do about foot is swelling and veins are popping out?

Elevate feet : While at rest, decrease salt in diet, see internist to find out etiology of swelling. You may need to be on a diuretic. ...Read more

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I have insane foot and knee clickin/popping and light pain, plantar fasciitis?

Foot / knee clicking: There are several reasons that this can be. There is no way of knowing from this exchange but you do not have to remain in the dark or put up with it.
Most of the time it is related to inflimation, poor alignment, sprain/strain or even a partial tendon tear.
Go see your podiatrist or orthopedic doctor and in the meantime avoid activities that hurt or bother the areas.
Good luck. ...Read more

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When walking all of a sudden I have a severe popping sensation in arch of foot what could it be?

When walking all of a sudden I have a severe popping sensation in arch of foot what could it be?

Ligamentous?: What kind of sports are you into?
Have you been jumping or some type of running?
Might want to stop for a couple of days. If this persist should see an ortho to get a film and see if anything else is going on. ...Read more

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It hurts to bend my foot down. My veins are popping out and I have wrapped it up and elevated it for 2 day but no help?

It hurts to bend my foot down. My veins are popping out and I have wrapped it up and elevated it for 2 day but no help?

Not enough info: To be able to provide a lot of advice. Have you injured it? Tried NSAID's? Considered evaluation by a podiatrist? ...Read more

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I keep feeling popping in calves and feet/ heals. I am not sure blood is getting to heal of right foot. I felt something pull in middle of foot.?

I keep feeling popping in calves and feet/ heals. I am not sure blood is getting to heal of right foot. I felt something pull in middle of foot.?

Stretch: This is may be due to tightness of the calves and plantar fascia. It does not sound like a circulation problem. Try stretching the calves and bottoms of the feet several times daily. ...Read more

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I have what looks to be a bone popping out on my right foot-about 3'' from my ankle (on the right outside off oot). It is slightly painful if I touch.

Arthritis: If you did not have an injury it may be arthritis or some other type of arthropathy such as gout. You should see a physician and have an x-ray and exam to get a clear diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why is the top of my right foot popping when I walk. I have never broken or sprained my foot before but it has been happening for a while.

Why is the top of my right foot popping when I walk. I have never broken or sprained my foot before but it has been happening for a while.

Popping in the foot: Not really enough information but popping could be from tendonitis. When tendons are inflamed with swelling they tend to pop. Could also be from joints, like "cracking one's knuckles". Does it hurt? If not likely not too serious. ...Read more