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My pinky toe is swollen red and painful what is best

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my pinky toe is swollen red and painful what is best treatment Dr. could find no cause. I'm not diabetic
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?
Customer: it started a week ago on SUNDAY NIGHT. I DID WEAR A TIGHT FITTING SOCK DURING THE DAY
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I'M ON WARFARIAN HAVE BEEN SINCE 2007
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 8 months ago.

Hello!

What type doctor did you see? Did you have toe x-rayed?

I think a fracture or even a stress fracture ( which may not show up on early x-ray ) may be likely cause ...

The possible cause of pain and swelling of toe may include infection --- cellulitis type infection of toe another possible cause ..?

I think further medical evaluation for you is necessary ...

See an orthopedic specialist or ER....

It needs to be determined if this is infection or injury to properly get this treated ...

I think that -- not sure of cause --- is not an acceptable conclusion for you

You need a better answer and definite treatment ...

I hope that this information is helpful for you

Let me know if you have further questions or concerns

I Will be happy to get back with you

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Anthony Bray MD

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Best regards ---

Anthony Bray MD