Bump on Outside Edge of Big Toe Symptom, Causes & Questions

Understand your bump on outside edge of big toe symptoms, including 4 causes & common questions.

This symptom can also be referred to as: bunion

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Contents

  1. 4 Possible Causes
  2. Questions Your Doctor May Ask
  3. Statistics
  4. Related Articles

4 Possible Bump On Outside Edge Of Big Toe Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced bump on outside edge of big toe. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Bunion

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

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

Gout

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

Rarity: Common

Top Symptoms: swollen toes

Urgency: Primary care doctor

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Wart

Warts, also called common warts or verrucae, are small, rough, rounded growths on the top layer of the skin. They may appear alone or in clusters. Common warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) and are contagious through direct contact. They may spread from one place on the body to another simply through touch.

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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.

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

To diagnose this condition, your doctor would likely ask the following questions:

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

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions

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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 Buoy Assistant (a.k.a. the quiz).

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