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What could cause the base joint of your big toe to swell?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: Few things

Including but not limited to gout, fracture, hallux limitis or rigidis, bursitis? Visit a podiatrist for help with the condition.

In brief: Few things

Including but not limited to gout, fracture, hallux limitis or rigidis, bursitis? Visit a podiatrist for help with the condition.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Arthritis

There are several forms of arthritis that can cause the toe to swell, including gout, rheumatoid, psoriatic, and reactive arthritis.
Bunions can also cause a swelling at the base of the first toe as well as degenerative arthritis and trauma.

In brief: Arthritis

There are several forms of arthritis that can cause the toe to swell, including gout, rheumatoid, psoriatic, and reactive arthritis.
Bunions can also cause a swelling at the base of the first toe as well as degenerative arthritis and trauma.
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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