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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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Why is my big toe swollen and painful?

Why is my big toe swollen and painful?

Several reasons: Injury, gout, infection, circulotory disorder are all possiblities. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Why is my big toe swollen and red along nail?

Infection: See a podiatrist. You may need a part of the toenail removed to allow for proper drainage. Sometimes, an oral antibiotic may be necessary as well. ...Read more

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Why is my big toe swollen, red and in pain? It has a large, squishy lump around the nail?

A game of Squish....: It certainly sounds like some sort of inflammatory process going on. It could be secondary to a variety of causes. Gout, infection, paronychia and cellulitis are all possible. To remove all doubt, you might consult with your own doctor or perhaps a Healthtap physician. ...Read more

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What caused my big toe swollen and red?

What caused my big toe swollen and red?

Possibilities: Gout, infection, trauma are most likely ones. Was there any break in skin or injury? If not, may be gout. See podiatrist for evaluation, diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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I recently got a swollen big toe, what to do?

Medical evaluation: There are a number of possible reasons for swelling of the big toe (to include infection, gout & trauma). Please promptly see your podiatrist of evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my big toe if it is swollen?

What is wrong with my big toe if it is swollen?

Many possibilities: Could be a fracture, strain, sprain, infection, gout, many different systemic diseases, etc. See a podiatrist for a physical exam and possibly x-ray. ...Read more

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What's best used to take care of a swollen big toe?

Needs eval: Is it painful? Is in infected? Was there trauma? Is it warm? Is it red? Is there discharge? Have you ever had gout? Can't tell you what to do for self help with info provided. I encourage you to promptly see your podiatrist. If it is infected it may be serious. ...Read more

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What are some remedies for a painful, swollen big toe?

What are some remedies for a painful, swollen big toe?

Depends: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more