Should I go to the doctor?

I got woken up early because of this really bad pain in my toe... It’s really horrible and when I move it it hurts even worse, it feels like someone is cutting through my toe with a knife or something... it’s my big toe and it hurts both in the joint and around the nail bed, and also I’m only 14 so I don’t know why it would be arthritis or anything.. i can’t really walk or stand from the pain, it’s hard to tell if there is any discolouration but I think the foot is more red/purple than the other. I don’t remember ever hitting in on something either. Should I go to the doctor

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago
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    It's far more likely to be an infection such as paronychia and it will be really sore as it's a delicate area. Your first port of call can be a pharmacist and they'll tell you if you need to see your GP or go to urgent care.

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  • paul
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    talk to mom or dad or both

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  • 2 months ago

    Sounds like gout but 14 is kind of young.

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  • 2 months ago

    Could be gout, that hit the big toe.  Yes you should go to the doctor.

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  • David
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Yes, you would be well advised to see a doctor before it develops into something more serious.

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