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pinching and hurting toes

for the past six months "i have been having this painful pinching and hurting sensation on my 3 toes" sometimes it hots so much i feel as if i may fall down, what could be the problem with my toes
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144586 tn?1284666164
You may have a potentially life-threatening problem. Minor toe infections often develop into full-fledged osteomyelitis. Painful pinching is sometimes the warning symptom. You could lose toes, a foot or a leg.  This is very common with diabetics. This, of course is a "worse-case" scenario. You need a visit to a good podiatrist affiliated with a hospital to take an x-ray and then an MRI if indicated, as well as a diabetic screen (an hba1c blood test). This problem must be evaluated in person by a professional immediately.
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but based on the last test of my blood sugar , there is no problem with my sugar level , it could have been easy that i have diabetes, but i just don;t like the way it pinches me, because it hurts. so what other test should i run
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144586 tn?1284666164
You don't have to have diabetes to develop osteomyelitis. It is simply more common in diabetics. It may not be this problem, but you require an x-ray and a minimum.
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