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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 do my toes go numb during cardio workouts?

Doctor can evaluate: Numbness can mean different things to people. Usually, numbness is the sensation one gets when a nerve is compressed or blood circulation is decreased. A primary care or sports medicine doctor can evaluate the problem. Maybe there is some spasm in the vessels during exercise, decreasing blood supply to the feet or toes; or nerve compression in the feet from swelling or from movement of the bones. ...Read more

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Lost nail on big toe, how long do I have to keep it bandaged and can I still workout?

Lost nail on big toe, how long do I have to keep it bandaged and can I still workout?

Yes you can workout: Usually, a couple of days suffices. Yu can try talking it off and seeing if the na bed is still tender, if so keep it covered and retry in a couple of days. ...Read more

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Had an X-ray and was told I have fractured 2nd & 3rd toe. What exercise can I do? I would like to still do cardio workouts. Thanks!

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Had an X-ray and was told I have fractured 2nd & 3rd toe. What exercise can I do? I would like to still do cardio workouts. Thanks!

It depends...: It really depends on the severity of the fractures. The doctor who took the x-rays should tell you this. If the fractures are minor and stable, you should splint the toes and wear a stiff, supportive shoe. Low-impact exercises like the elliptical machine and recumbent bike are possible options. Swimming is also very low-impact and great for cardio. Before you begin, please ask your doctor. ...Read more

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My middle toes go numb after 30-min of moderate/vigorous elliptical workout. Sometimes happens when in heels all day. Overdoing it, or more serious?

My middle toes go numb after 30-min of moderate/vigorous elliptical workout. Sometimes happens when in heels all day. Overdoing it, or more serious?

Morton's neuroma: This is probably pinching of the nerve between the third and fourth metatarsals. Orthotics with a metatarsal pad can be of benefit. These can be made for high heels. Sometimes a cortisone injection reduces the
inflamed nerve. I would recommend being evaluated by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Help me, I think I may be suffering from warts on the base my right foot under the toes. I believe they are spreading. I workout for an hour daily.?

Relax: It is not the end of the world. The question is are they indeed warts. If you are sure, you can try one of the over the counter medications in the pharmacy. If you are not sure then see a doctor to confirm they are warts. There are many ways to get rid of warts and a podiatrist or dermatologist can help with treatment. Topical meds, laser etc. ...Read more

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I have a cut under my pinkie toe. I tend to workout bare foot so am wondering if that might be the cause. Not sure what to d next. I don't feel pain?

I have a cut under my pinkie toe. I tend to workout bare foot so am wondering if that might be the cause. Not sure what to d next. I don't feel pain?

Cut toe: Be careful not to get the cut infected. You mention not feeling pain there. Please see your doctor and mention both of these issues. Also consider wearing shoes to protect your feet during work out. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Experiecing numbness in the top of left big toe after working out 3 days ago. No back injury during my squat workout. Possible cause? Recovery time?

Experiecing numbness in the top of left big toe after working out 3 days ago. No back injury during my squat workout. Possible cause? Recovery time?

Squat Squish: The numbness does not necessarily have to originating from the back. Possibly the digital nerve was compressed in the process of squats. Rest an off pressure should allow it to recover. ...Read more

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Swelling, redness, pain in fingers & toe which happens only during winter for few weeks. Healthy & workout regularly. Chilblains?

Swelling, redness, pain in fingers & toe which happens only during winter for few weeks. Healthy & workout regularly. Chilblains?

Pain red toes: You maybe experiencing Raynaud's phenomenon which is associated with chilblains abnormal blood vessel response with chilblains common symptoms are itching, bumps and red to violet patches on hands and feet the clear up on it's own though can recur for years medication can help as well as dressing appropriately for the cold ...Read more

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Lately when I've been walking my outter toes & feet turn red, no pain. I have flat, wide feet. I eat healthy, workout too. What is it? Will I die?

Lately when I've been walking my outter toes & feet turn red, no pain. I have flat, wide feet. I eat healthy, workout too. What is it? Will I die?

Red feet: Please see your doctor or a foot doctor. This MAY be related to the shoes you are wearing or a medical condition. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What would cause numbness in my fingers and toes as well as lower back pain upon waking in the morning? This all started after a workout five days ag.

What would cause numbness in my fingers and toes as well as lower back pain upon waking in the morning? This all started after a workout five days ag.

Nerve compression: Sounds like you nmay have injuried your back which is causing excessive pressur on nerves to extremities. If it does not resolve, see a physician. ...Read more

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Why are my toes going numb when I work out?

Why are my toes going numb when I work out?

Check shoes: Either your shoes are too tight, too small, or being jammed into them with exercise. ...Read more

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Is it unusual to lose circulation in one toe?

Is it unusual to lose circulation in one toe?

Yes: Loss of circulation to any number of toes is definitely not "normal". See a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What condition could be causing numbness on my toes when I work out on the elliptical?

What condition could be causing numbness on my toes when I work out on the elliptical?

Numb toes: This could be from the position of your back while working out, it could be from compression against the toes in your sneaker or it could be from another cause. It is certainly something that should be checked before it is any worse. ...Read more

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Black toe on my two bi toes -will I lose both?

Black toe on my two bi toes -will I lose both?

Please specify: Toe is black? Or toenail? If toe....You need to see vascular doc asap. If nail then it may or may not fall off. ...Read more

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Why does my big right toe get stabbing pain when I work out?

Why does my big right toe get stabbing pain when I work out?

Diagnosis?: Radiographs may be needed to rule out destruction. Inflammation symptoms may include swelling, pain on range of motion, redness and increased warmth. ...Read more

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My toes lose color and get cold quickly when I go outside. Is there a test I should have done on myself?

My toes lose color and get cold quickly when I go outside. Is there a test I should have done on myself?

Raynaud's, possibly: In raynaud's phenomenon, fingers or toes turn white or blue in cold, then red when warmed. It is due to abnormal degree of constriction of arterioles (very small arteries).It can occur by itself, but can be associated with autoimmune diseases like systemic sclerosis. A complete history of your symptoms and a physical exam by your doctor along with blood tests should provide you w a definite answer. ...Read more

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Will your toe nail grow back after losing it?

It should: Unless there was a severe trauma which damaged the nail matrix (root) from which nail grows. Usually nail grows back. This will usually take several months depending on which toe. ...Read more

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Can raynaud's phenomenon ever be truly dangerous, to the point of losing fingers or toes?

Can raynaud's phenomenon ever be truly dangerous, to the point of losing fingers or toes?

Yes: In severe cases of raynaud's gangrene may develop in the finger tips and toes. This is often related to concomitant nicotine abuse and is seen in patients with severe scleroderma. It should be emphasized this is not a common occurrence. ...Read more

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I cannot lose weight and have high insulin after body check and my 3rd toe on the right aches. Any recommendations?

I cannot lose weight and have high insulin after body check and my 3rd toe on the right aches. Any recommendations?

Everyone looses wt: If they eat enough less. Difficulty: doing this without much hunger. To loose body fat, must ↓ foods which are stored as fat; i.e. mostly carbs. If daily production of insulin (hormone secreted with amylin) is high, this is likely due to high carb intake; insulin+amylin output is a response to carb intake & subsequent glucose ↑. Study: http://goo. Gl/02iz6i & http://goo. Gl/JH8XBX & my answers. ...Read more

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If I cut off my big toe in order to replace my missing thumb, will I lose my sense of balance?

If I cut off my big toe in order to replace my missing thumb, will I lose my sense of balance?

You may: Have some difficulty with balance. However, there are shoes, inserts and other modifications which can provide more stability. ...Read more

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My husbands toes especially the one next to the big toe get purple and lose feeling. What could cause This. He's overweight but no health conditions?

My husbands toes especially the one next to the big toe get purple and lose feeling. What could cause This. He's overweight but no health conditions?

Check circulation: The color purple when the foot is down can be do to circulation problems. Have this checked. Too young for this to be normal. ...Read more

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I had a 3rd ° burn 2yrs ago on my toes. Whenever I use heels, dance or be on my feet for a while I lose sensation on my toes. Is this normal?

I had a 3rd ° burn 2yrs ago on my toes. Whenever I use heels, dance or be on my feet for a while I lose sensation on my toes. Is this normal?

Not surprising: Third- degree burns are high-grade patial thickness burns that commonly damage the nerves. This numbness that you're getting is not surprising. It is also unlikely this will improve over time, but you may become less aware of it. ...Read more

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I am a 50 year old male and recently started walking to lose weight. During my walk my right foot at the ball just behind the toes starts to hurt. No?

I am a 50 year old male and recently started walking to lose weight. During my walk my right foot at the ball just behind the toes starts to hurt. No?

Stress fracture: Sometimes when you start an exercise program such as walking or running, there's a chance of developing a stress fracture. This needs to be evaluated by a podiatrist with x-rays and careful examination. ...Read more

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My big toe is green, purple, and black. I dropped a table on it yesterday. Is it broken? Or will I lose my nail?

My big toe is green, purple, and black. I dropped a table on it yesterday. Is it broken? Or will I lose my nail?

Tough to say...: See a podiatrist for an evaluation. It could be broken, and I can usually predict if someone will lose a nail. ...Read more

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I am an 19 year old female. When my toes get just slightly cold they turn white, numb, and sometimes lose feeling. It’s only in my right foot.

I am an 19 year old female. When my toes get just slightly cold they turn white, numb, and sometimes lose feeling. It’s only in my right foot.

Need examination: To rule out vascular insufficiency. Symptoms are similar to those that occur with Raynaud's phenomenon ...Read more

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It has been two years since I had bunion surgery. Why is my big toes still numb, lose my balance & have to wear socks year round, they are cold?

It has been two years since I had bunion surgery. Why is my big toes still numb, lose my balance & have to wear socks year round, they are cold?

Permanent: Since it's been two years, I would suggest your observation is permanent. Were both bunions done because it sounds like your observation is going on in both feet? This could also be small vessel disease. That is a circulatory issue. Consult your local area podiatrist and ask if they do pad exam. This may not be related to the bunion surgery. ...Read more

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On a sudden rise after sitting for a while, my right hand and leg & hand loses control and and the toes bend inwards tightly for 3-4 seconds. Y is it?

On a sudden rise after sitting for a while, my right hand and leg & hand loses control and and the toes bend inwards tightly for 3-4 seconds. Y is it?

Need to be checked: You need to be evaluated by a neurologist to find the cause of your loss of control of right leg and hand at age of 17.You have to discuss with your parents and they need to take you to your family doctor or a neurologist to find out what is causing your symptoms at your age. ...Read more

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Can you die or lose your toe due to a infected ingrown toenail?

Can you die or lose your toe due to a infected ingrown toenail?

Co-morbidity: In the population over 65, amputations are preceded by wounds on the feet and toes, such as a neglected ingrown toenail. This age group has co morbidity, (additional diagnoses) such as vascular disease and neuropathy. So don't ignore an ingrown toenail, especially if you are older. They are easily treated in the office of any surgeon, podiatrist and many primary care docs, or an urgent care. ...Read more