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I have a problem with my left foot, bween the pinkie toe.

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It's wry tender and swollen...
I have a problem with my left foot, bween the pinkie toe. It's wry tender and swollen, can't put on shoe.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dermatology
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Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

This can be a bacterial infection causing abscess which needs to be drained.

Oral antibiotic also will be required.

Another possibility can be a ganglion cyst arising from underlying nerve sheath.

Ganglion cyst also needs to be aspirate and steroid instilled to control the symptoms.

Over the counter naproxen can be used for pain control.

Please go to the urgent care today for further evaluation.

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