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I have constant pain in the toe next to the pinky toe. Its

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I have constant pain in the toe next to the pinky toe. It's like a toe cramp but it's constant. Extremely painful to walk. How can I relieve the pain?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrBrain replied 4 years ago.

DrBrain : Hello welcome to just answer.
DrBrain : My views expressed are for educational purposes only.
DrBrain : If you are experiencing pain in your toes then try anti inflammatory like ibuprofen.
DrBrain : Did you have any injury? Are you diabetic?
JACUSTOMER-nz6pxs98- :

I have tried that. it doesn't work. No injury, not diabetic. just had bloodwork. I'm in great health.

JACUSTOMER-nz6pxs98- :

what causes it?

DrBrain : Ok. Then you might have problem with the nerve compression in your lower back or it can be neuropathy.
JACUSTOMER-nz6pxs98- :

sooooooooo?

DrBrain : You would need MRI of your lower back and EMG nerve conduction studies for further evalaution.
DrBrain : If OTC has not helped you can ask your doctor to prescribe you gabapentin or Lyrica.
DrBrain : Please press the accept button if you have no further questions. Thank you.

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