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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.
Good luck. ...Read more

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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

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Sprained my lateral, deltoid ligaments and top of foot 5 months ago — still getting pain, popping and swelling above my ankle?

Sprained my lateral, deltoid ligaments and top of foot 5 months ago — still getting pain, popping and swelling above my ankle?

Get an xray: You should probably get this looked at and get an x-ray. An orthopedic or podiatric surgeon could help you. There are many ligaments to the ankle and foot. They all need to be evaluated. If an x-ray doesn't show a problem, you may need an MRI or a CT scan. It could be an ankle sprain or a syndesmotic injury or a Lisfranc injury or an undiagnosed fracture. ...Read more

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I have subluxing extensor tendon in left foot close to 5th met. Causes popping/snapping whenever foot moves. Doc recommended surgery. Is it necessary?

I have subluxing extensor tendon in left foot close to 5th met. Causes popping/snapping whenever foot moves. Doc recommended surgery. Is it necessary?

Hard 2 answer-: -since we R not able 2 exam the foot or look @ the images. Follow Ur orthopedic surgeons rec, or get 2nd opinion if uncomfortable with Ur surgeons opinion. ...Read more

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Started as itchy pimple on foot it popped few days later skin began to peel around it month later more bumps keep coming popping, peeling & spreading?

Started as itchy pimple on foot it popped few days later skin began to peel around it month later more bumps keep coming popping, peeling & spreading?

Not a pimple: Your podiatrist or dermatologist will need to see it. It is most likely not a pimple, but either a fungus infection or a type of dermatitis. If the doctor cannot identify it, they can perform a simple procedure in the office to determine what it is. ...Read more

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Light foot sprain yesterday with popping sound. Moderate pain / swelling but not unbearable. Is minor popping when walking normal?

Light foot sprain yesterday with popping sound. Moderate pain / swelling but not unbearable. Is minor popping when walking normal?

Minor popping: Probably OK but if not improving please go to the nearest Emergency facility for care.
Should work out OK. If too troubling please have someone take you to the ER! ...Read more

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My foot/ankle keeps popping after injury 6 months ago with every movement. Dr said could be a post-traumatic cyst? Could this cause those symptoms

My foot/ankle keeps popping after injury 6 months ago with every movement. Dr said could be a post-traumatic cyst? Could this cause those symptoms

Cyst of what?: Did you have an MRI? If not, I would recommend one. What was the injury? You need to specify to us where is the exact location the pop stems from..... ...Read more

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I hurt my knee and the spain is getting worse. My foot was planted on the ground. There is swelling clicking and there was a popping sound when I did?

I hurt my knee and the spain is getting worse. My foot was planted on the ground. There is swelling clicking and there was a popping sound when I did?

Go to the ER .: You will need an x-ray to r/o a fracture. Keep ice covered with cloth over the knee to reduce the pain and swelling till you go. As you hear a clicking sound there is a possibility of a small fracuture, lying loose in the joint cavity. Avoid weight bearing on that knee by now and get transported with somebody's help. If hospital is little far, take Motrin if you are not allergic till you reach er. ...Read more

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I was operated bought my knee october month as a truck driver the heavy duty, the specialist said its gout but now I am not feeling well my right knee down to my foot is so painful and my knee are popping or cracking all the times as a truck drive.

I was operated bought my knee october month as a truck driver the heavy duty, the specialist said its gout but now I am not feeling well my right knee down to my foot is  so painful and my knee are popping or cracking all the times as a truck drive.

Another ortho?: You should consult someone specialized on knees to find out what can be done. If you do have gout, you should have received some treatment to prevent its exacerbation and surgery is certainly not the first option by any means. By the way, I love Port Elizabeth even though it was rather windy when we visited . ...Read more

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5wks post fall ankle sprain & avulsion 5th m.tarsle. Pain, mild swell, freq loud popping w pain foot stuck in position. MRI?

5wks post fall ankle sprain & avulsion 5th m.tarsle. Pain, mild swell, freq loud popping w pain foot stuck in position.  MRI?

Reassess: See your doctor for a repeat exam and advice for ongoing imaging and management. Use crutches and stay off your foot until you sort through it. All the best. ...Read more

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I am experiencing ankle swelling, ankle pain and popping or snapping sound from joint. The following also describe me: Unable to bend foot down, F...

I am experiencing ankle swelling, ankle pain and popping or snapping sound from joint. The following also describe me: Unable to bend foot down, F...

You should: See a specialist. This does not sound like it will get better on its own. You also need a definitive diagnosis and to figure out if this is one or more than one issue. ...Read more