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What is a helix arthritis of great toe?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Hallux

The hallus is the large inside joint of your foot.
This joint can get arthritis from a variety of causes, osteoarthritis, gout and rheumatoid arthritis to name a few. Defining your problem may include an examination, imaging such as x-ray, ultrasound or mri, ; laboratory testing or even removing fluid from that joint. There are other cases of arthritis of that joint also.

In brief: Hallux

The hallus is the large inside joint of your foot.
This joint can get arthritis from a variety of causes, osteoarthritis, gout and rheumatoid arthritis to name a few. Defining your problem may include an examination, imaging such as x-ray, ultrasound or mri, ; laboratory testing or even removing fluid from that joint. There are other cases of arthritis of that joint also.
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Dr. Willa Terry
Pediatrics

In brief: Possible gout

Gout is a form of arthritis – a typical attack is characterized by the sudden onset of severe pain, swelling, warmth, and redness of a joint.
Any joint may be involved in a gout attack with the most frequent sites being in the feet, ankles, knees, and elbows.

In brief: Possible gout

Gout is a form of arthritis – a typical attack is characterized by the sudden onset of severe pain, swelling, warmth, and redness of a joint.
Any joint may be involved in a gout attack with the most frequent sites being in the feet, ankles, knees, and elbows.
Dr. Willa Terry
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