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Pain and swelling on ball of foot under big toe in diabetic?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Any diabetic with

Foot pain warrants a in person exam as there is little room for misdiagnosis.
You could have sesamoiditis, a stress fracture, tendonitis etc. Any possibility of a charcot foot must be considered. You make no mention of skin integrity and this must be examined as well. If you have neuropathy a foreign body should be ruled out.

In brief: Any diabetic with

Foot pain warrants a in person exam as there is little room for misdiagnosis.
You could have sesamoiditis, a stress fracture, tendonitis etc. Any possibility of a charcot foot must be considered. You make no mention of skin integrity and this must be examined as well. If you have neuropathy a foreign body should be ruled out.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Many possibilities

Some causes of painful “lumps and bumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts.
Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis.

In brief: Many possibilities

Some causes of painful “lumps and bumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts.
Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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In brief: Inflammation

There are many conditions that can cause pain and swelling including cellulitis, gout, inflammatory arthritis, stress fracture, trauma , pressure sore, to mention a few.
I strongly recommend a consultation with a podiatrist to do a careful examination and work-up.

In brief: Inflammation

There are many conditions that can cause pain and swelling including cellulitis, gout, inflammatory arthritis, stress fracture, trauma , pressure sore, to mention a few.
I strongly recommend a consultation with a podiatrist to do a careful examination and work-up.
Dr. Leslie Aufseeser
Dr. Leslie Aufseeser
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