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Why Does My Toes Hurt When I Run
Side of big toe hurt: The side of the big toe (hallux) hurts when one runs when the toe grips the ground during the running cycle. The hallux does this before propulsion (next phase of the gait cycle). As it grips the ground, the medial side of the toe usually abuts the ground, sustaining friction. As this occurs repeatedly, the medial side of the toe would hurt and/or develop a callus (aka pinch callus) or blister. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been having toe pain. I dance and run and have had bunions forever. It's become inflamed, red, and bruised slightly below the joint. Pressure hurts. ?
The good news is: You figured out to get rid of the pain. So, something is wrong. Which toe? Did you injure it? Is it swollen or red? When does it hurt? Does it hurt both in and out of shoes? The suggestion would be to see a podiatrist and let them take x-rays for starters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have severe toe pain not my big toe it hurts when sitting and if you touch it or rub it wrong it's been going on for awhile?
Many things: Unfortunately, without a better description this could be many things. But classically things doctors think of that cause toe pain, are fractures(if you traumatized it) or gout/pseudogout(crystal problems that affect joints), even infections or non-infectious inflammation(like synovitis). You will get better answers if you are able to provide a bit more info. Best of luck. ...Read more
I woke up this morning and all of my toes hurt when i bend them down. Its getting better, but 12hrs later they're still stiff. Whats causing this?
Several things!: Could be activity related-what did you the day or two before. Are shoes supportive and good fit. If the pain does last for more than a few days, it may represent arthritis. Many types affect the toes and mtps. See your doctor if it lasts. Temporary benefits may be had from aleve (naproxen) or motrin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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