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This symptom can also be referred to as:
Bunion

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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Bump on Outside Edge of Big Toe

Updated on Aug. 29, 2018

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced bump on outside edge of big toe. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.Bunion

    A bunion is a deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe. Certain footwear styles can worsen bunions.

    Generally, better footwear & orthotics can slow the bunion's progression and alleviate symptoms.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    bump on outside edge of big toe, big toe pain, toe pain that gets worse when wearing closed-toe shoes, foot ulcer, pain at the base of the toe
    Symptoms that always occur with bunion:
    bump on outside edge of big toe
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  2. 2.Gout

    Gout is a form of arthritis that causes sudden pain, stiffness, and swelling in a joint. The big toe is often affected.

    With proper medical attention, relief is possible within the first 24 hours of treatment.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    swollen toes
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  3. 3.Wart

    Warts are non-serious skin growths caused by a virus that infects the top layer of the skin. They are contagious. Thus, warts on the face are often spread there by the hands, and vice versa.

    78% go away in 2 years

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    small facial lump, painless facial bump, skin-colored facial bump, scaly facial bump
    Symptoms that never occur with wart:
    headache
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  4. 4.Callus

    A callus is a hard, thick layer of skin that develops when the skin experiences lots of friction and pressure. A callus may cause discomfort, but is of no big concern.

    Should go away immediately by trimming excess skin, and will not reappear if shoe inserts are used.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    thickened skin on the foot, thickened skin on the foot with visible lines
    Symptoms that always occur with callus:
    thickened skin on the foot with visible lines
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Bump on Outside Edge of Big Toe

  • Q.Have you ever been told you have flat feet?
  • Q.Do you have a rash?
  • Q.Do you have a family history of bunions?
  • Q.What is your body mass?

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Bump on Outside Edge of Big Toe Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced bump on outside edge of big toe have also experienced:

    • 37% Big Toe Pain
    • 4% Toe Pain
    • 4% Foot Pain
  • People who have experienced bump on outside edge of big toe were most often matched with:

    • 42% Bunion
    • 42% Gout
    • 14% Wart
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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