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Stinging burning and pain in right big toe. Stemming from Lumbar spinal degeneration and sciatica. Suggestion?

I have been experiencing an aching stinging burning on top of my right big toe when i try to stretch it out downwards or when I roll over in bed & the top of the toe rubs bedding and itup hurts pretty bad so I am concerned this is stemming from my lumbar spinal degeneration & sciatica? Thanks for listening as I really need have this addressed so it doesn t progress any farther.
Asked On : Sat, 22 Dec 2012
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Hello and thanks for writing in
If you had not trauma in the past few days than this pain can be related to the spine problem or sciatica. But these type of pain starts from the back and goes to the lower end of limb. The pain which started from the big toe is the pain if Gout. You can check it by blood investigation of Uric acid. If it is increased than you have to get treatment for that.
Hope I have answered your query.
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Answered: Sat, 22 Dec 2012
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