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the tip of my big toe throbs it is not in the joint, not red

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the tip of my big toe throbs it is not in the joint, not red or swollen just shooting paint. what is it.
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skindoctor2000 :

hello thanks for using Just Answer

skindoctor2000 :

what are your serum uric acid levels?

Customer :

i do not kknow this i am a diabetic but under control with medication. it runs mostly at 108

skindoctor2000 :

is it both the toes that are affected?

Customer :

it mostly happens at night

Customer :

no just the left one

skindoctor2000 :

there are two possibilities :

Customer :

ok what

skindoctor2000 :

one is that you have had a neuropathy due to diabetes or subacute gout attack

Customer :

i do have torsal tunnel in that foot

skindoctor2000 :

well that will not affect in any manner

Customer :

would that effect this

Customer :

ok

skindoctor2000 :

you will have to get your foot checked for abnormal sensations by the a diabetologist for diabetic neuropathy

Customer :

i know what gout is and i dont think that is what it is. so i guess neuropathy is right

Customer :

will do but i dont have insurance so i will have to watch it

skindoctor2000 :

that is the reason i said you have two possibilites

Customer :

thank you soo much

skindoctor2000 :

do you agree with the possibility

Customer :

yes

skindoctor2000 :

you can press the green accept button to accept the answer

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