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What would cause sudden severe pain in big toe and toe joint? Not bruised or swollen. Can't walk on it. Sharp pain under toe where it bends.

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In brief: Big toe

Pain can be caused by gout, bunion, nerve entrapment, trauma, sprain and many moe.
See podiatrist.

In brief: Big toe

Pain can be caused by gout, bunion, nerve entrapment, trauma, sprain and many moe.
See podiatrist.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Get seen

It's gout until proved otherwise and you don't want to wait.

In brief: Get seen

It's gout until proved otherwise and you don't want to wait.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
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In brief: A low back

Nerve impingement could do this, a hallux limitus type of deformity as well as gout, sesamoiditis, fracture amongst common ones.
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In brief: A low back

Nerve impingement could do this, a hallux limitus type of deformity as well as gout, sesamoiditis, fracture amongst common ones.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Big toe

There can be more than a couple causes for pain in this area .
Among them are gout , stress fracture , tendonitis, sesamoiditis , arthritis. See your podiatrist for an exam and diagnosis.

In brief: Big toe

There can be more than a couple causes for pain in this area .
Among them are gout , stress fracture , tendonitis, sesamoiditis , arthritis. See your podiatrist for an exam and diagnosis.
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine

In brief: Toe pain

Sudden pain in the toe can be due to gout.
Usually the pain is very intense and makes it difficult to bear weight. Other causes of toe pain not related to trauma include infection, arthritis, and metabolic diseases.

In brief: Toe pain

Sudden pain in the toe can be due to gout.
Usually the pain is very intense and makes it difficult to bear weight. Other causes of toe pain not related to trauma include infection, arthritis, and metabolic diseases.
Dr. David Brouwer
Dr. David Brouwer
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