Metatarsalgia and Morton's neuroma are two causes of sharp shooting pain in the toe, according to MedlinePlus and the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine. Metatarsalgia is a group of symptoms caus... More »

A person who is experiencing shooting pain in the head may be suffering from a condition called occipital neuralgia. This occurs when the occipital nerves become injured or inflamed, according to WebMD. More »

Some causes of shooting pain in the leg are sciatica, piriformis syndrome and shin splints. With the medical conditions sciatica and piriformis syndrome, the sciatic nerve is affected. Shin splints, which tend to occur i... More »

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Causes of sharp toe pain include medical conditions such as gout, Morton’s neuroma and diabetic neuropathy, according to Healthgrades. Gout is a painful form of arthritis caused by a buildup of uric acid in the body, not... More »

Morton neuroma is a nerve injury that commonly causes thickening and pain between the third and fourth toes, according to MedlinePlus. Other common causes of toe pain include ingrown toenails, blisters, corns, calluses a... More »

Common causes of pain in either big toe include turf toe, sesamoiditis, osteoarthritis or jamming the big toe into a wall or other hard surface, according to WebMD, Healthline and the American College of Foot and Ankle S... More »

Metatarsalgia, Morton's neuroma, sesamoiditis, hammer toe and claw toe all cause pain in the toes and ball of the foot, explains WebMD. Arthritis and gout can also cause toe pain. Neuropathy, trauma and tendinitis can ca... More »