• betsyruns betsyruns
    June 27, 2008
    What causes shooting pain in the big toe?
    betsyruns betsyruns
    June 27, 2008

    I get this intermittant pain on the top of my big toe just where it meets the nail.  I have had X-rays, blood tests, and a foot doctor examination and he is stumped also.  There is no sign of gout or arthritis and externally it looks perfectly normal.  Sometimes the pain is so intense it makes me feel feverish, but it only lasts for a few seconds.  It feels as if a needle is being stuck into the skin. Definitely not in the bone or joints. Any idea what this could be?

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