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curved second toe

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
A corn is a : Symptom of some sort of structural problem, usually a hammertoe. Any treatment to the corn will only be temporary unless the underlying structural pro ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
Maybe arthritis: Arthritis can cause painful, limited motion and there are joints in and at the base of the toe. Tendonitis or joint capsule irritation can also be th ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
34 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Nerve related: if you do not have any sores on your toe and it is most likely nerve irritation this could be from local nerve irritation or possibly a neuroma or eve ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Podiatrist: Best advice is to see a Podiatrist for exam
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Wagner
17 years experience Podiatry
2nd toes: This can be normal and they usually curve because of pressure from shoes. If the are painful i would see a podiatrist.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Nail fungus: You can try topicals like PenLac (ciclopirox) which you have to use daily for 3 months or oral Lamisol 250 a day again for 6- 12 weeks but you have t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sherry Ransom
32 years experience Podiatry
Shoes,long toes: is your shoe probably too short. You could have a long toe. The darkened toe could be due to repetitive trauma see a specialist
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Genetics: Some people are genetically that way.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Steinberg
13 years experience Podiatry
Toe fusion: The outcome that you describe is not a typical after having a fusion of your big toe. I would call her surgeon for further evaluation.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
To answer the first : Part of your question, you may have something called anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome. This is a compression of the deep peroneal nerve and can cause y ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
No: History would say that it is a sign of intelligence.
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
40 years experience Podiatry
Morton's neuroma: More often than not this is caused by a compression of one of the intermetatarsal sensory nerves. The nerve swells, becomes surrounded by scar tissue ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Hallux valgus: It runs in families.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Correct and fix it: By surgery.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Bunions and the deformity associated w/ them( hallux valgus) can press on the second toe and cause deformity ( hammertoes, etc.). Pressure on the seco ... Read More
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jacob Silverstone
12 years experience Podiatry
Yes (kinda): If your concern is pain, many of the over the counter products help. However, they do not correct the diformity- it would be the equivalent of using c ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Achor
15 years experience Podiatry
Not related: Hammertoe surgery typically avoids the toenail area. There may be a problem with the nail itself.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Stop activity: Metatarsal pain in both feet can be due to overuse which can in turn create tendonitis, fractures and even nerve compression. Your discomfort may be t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Abeles
31 years experience Podiatry
Possibly: A bunion deformity can cause limited motion at the big toe joint which can intern cause more pressure at the next joint which can cause a pressure neu ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
Call your surgeon: Assuming you haven't done anything to disrupt the healing and have been compliant with your post operative instructions, at 31 days, swelling can be r ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You may have: Anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome which is a nerve compression of the deep peroneal nerve on the top of the foot. Or a radiculopathy from your back.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Smith
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably Normal: Horizontal ridges in the nails may be associated with trauma, acute severe illness, malnutrition or metabolic condition, chemotherapy and results from ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Miles
25 years experience Podiatry
Nerve: Often time nerve injury can cause muscle spasm.

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