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I have had a swollen big toe and the swelling has now spread

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I have had a swollen big toe and the swelling has now spread to my foot. The toe is still quite painful
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
Dr. Shahzad MD :

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Dr. Shahzad MD :

You need to go to the A & E for this.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

This could be gouty arthritis which would require immediate treatment with either injection in the joint of the toe or strong anti-inflammatory medications like indomethacin.

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Dr. Shahzad MD :

Just to add, meanwhile you can take over-the-counter ibuprofen 400 mg for this pain.

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.

I have answered your question above.
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Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
Please read my first post where I have addressed your concerns.
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