I am 68 years and quite healthy.
I take a blood pressure tablet every morning but my blood pressure is under control
What is causing the infection? Have you seen your doctor to get antibiotics? The best pain relief for infection in your toes is to get the infection cleared up! See your doctor!
In the meantime, as long as you do not have stomach problems and you're not on blood thinners (either Rx or aspirin), ibuprofen or Aleve might help. They are NSAIDS (anti-inflammatories) so they would help more than acetaminophen or aspirin.
Soak the feet. Is it a fungus? Is it between the toes or open sores? Are the nails infected? These infections need a doctor to prescribe and identify. The soaking will remove any crusting or loose skin, etc. be sure to carefully dry the area and keep your feet open to the air as much as possible. Don't be barefoot as many types of infections will contaminate the floors and others will get it too. Open sandals are very helpful. If sores that produce pus and fluids, I use a topical antibiotic on it after carefully soaking. Again, open air with the salve will help. If a fungus, you need prescription medication as the OTC meds don't help.
Most importantly, see the doctor. There are all kinds of things out there that need help to clear up. Anyone can get them, healthy or not. Pain will clear up once the area is being treated. If it hurts a lot, yes, doctor time. Don't hesitate. Hope you improve quickly.
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