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Why Does My Big Toe Feel Like It Needs To Pop
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
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
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
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
Why do I have a popping feeling in a two-week-old fracture of a proximal phalange, big toe? Pain occurs after movement and popping. Stay off of it?
Fracture: Recommend an x-ray to be sure of complete consolidation of the fracture meaning healed. ...Read more
One of my toe knuckles on the sole of my left foot keeps randomly popping out when I walk, causing discomfort when I walk, but pops back into place?
See a doctor: I would see a doctor or a podiatrist. ...Read more
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
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
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
I keep popping the top of my right foot. Almost like popping knuckles except it is the top of my foot near the middle. Is this normal?
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
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 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.
See an orthopedist: What are you waiting for?Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Had MRI for foot after falling. Diagnosis-mild contusion deep in muscle. Over a month later & pain is getting worse & it's popping now. See a new dr?
Go see doctor: Mir is pretty accurate. Did you re injure the foot? Go back to your doctor for a re-examination ...Read more
8 wks post Austin bunionectomy, have popping and pain in ball of foot near sesamoids that started 5 weeks post op. Is this normal? For second opinion
I would seek an: In person second opinion not on online. The foot needs to be examined. ...Read more
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
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
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?
Light foot sprain yesterday with popping sound. Moderate pain / swelling but not unbearable. Is minor popping when walking normal?
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
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
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
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
5wks post fall ankle sprain & avulsion 5th m.tarsle. Pain, mild swell, freq loud popping w pain foot stuck in position. MRI?
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
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