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My husband's right big toe hurts on the outside of the toe, no ingrown toenails or fractures. It's just the big toe not the joints. What could it be?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Several possibilites

Broken toe bone, dislocated toe bone/joint, gout, bruising are all possible.
With his young age, watch closely and if not getting better in a few days, then get evaluated at a local minor er with x-ray. Go sooner if fever, worsening pain, redness develop. Be well.

In brief: Several possibilites

Broken toe bone, dislocated toe bone/joint, gout, bruising are all possible.
With his young age, watch closely and if not getting better in a few days, then get evaluated at a local minor er with x-ray. Go sooner if fever, worsening pain, redness develop. Be well.
Dr. Tracy Berg
Dr. Tracy Berg
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In brief: Possibly irritation

From a shoe that caused friction and pressure to the skin

In brief: Possibly irritation

From a shoe that caused friction and pressure to the skin
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Dr. Richard Taddeo
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Dr. David Tobin
Podiatry

In brief: Bone spur

Bone spur or if his toe is rotated then ground pressure.

In brief: Bone spur

Bone spur or if his toe is rotated then ground pressure.
Dr. David Tobin
Dr. David Tobin
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