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What are the causes for pain and swelling in toes?

for many months now I've been experiencing pain & swelling in the last 3 toes on my left foot, mainly my pinky toe. I can barely bend any of my toes & my ankle hurts at times too. I have issues wearing any type of shoes other than flip flops & slippers. Walking is a problem but it seems regardless of what I do, I'm in a lot of pain.
Thu, 13 Feb 2014
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Hello and welcome.

A few basic investigations need to be conducted before establishing a diagnosis like your RA factor, an x ray of the affected region, CRP levels, serum uric acid, coagulation profile, etc. I would strongly recommend an orthopedician visit.

Hope this helps.

Best wishes.
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What are the causes for pain and swelling in toes?

Hello and welcome. A few basic investigations need to be conducted before establishing a diagnosis like your RA factor, an x ray of the affected region, CRP levels, serum uric acid, coagulation profile, etc. I would strongly recommend an orthopedician visit. Hope this helps. Best wishes.