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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
It can: You need to be evaluated by podiatrist to determine cause, severity and treatment options.
Dr. Darrell Latva
42 years experience Podiatry
HAMMER TOES: It sounds like you have hammer toes. Provided you are in good general health, surgery is an option. Good luck. Dr. Latva

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
No: very common issue. As long as no pain then not to worry. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
It's all over now.: You probably meant to ask: "My big toe slightly overlaps my second toe." Right? This likely means that you are developing a bunion. The shifting of th ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
If it does not: Hurt you do not need surgery. As long as it does not interfere with your ability to walk or wear shoes.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Maybe: That's a question that you have to answer for yourself. If the problem is giving you lifestyle altering problems, then have it done! it will never ge ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Yes: If you have pain and if you feel they are somehow causing you to trip. Though, i would be interested in knowing more about your tripping. I fail to se ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Overlapping: If it causes you pain and inability to function , then yes. Seek the advice of your podiatrist.
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Few reasons: Sometimes the big toe pushes the second toe out of the way simply causes he's stronger, other times certain tendons gain mechanical advantage over ot ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael McGlamry
30 years experience Podiatry
Overlapping toes: Overlapping toes can be a normal inherited variant (typically the 5th toe over the 4th) or may be the result of an inflamed joint at the base of the t ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Because, the nerves between the toes can be stretched or compressed. You may have a neuroma.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Overlapping Toes: Can be fixed surgically. You can get some pads to place in between toes to help as well. See your podiatrist.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Hammertoes: It sounds as though you may have had a problem from birth of either contracted toes or hammertoes. If a problem you need to see a podiatrist for eval ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Schneider
24 years experience Preventive Medicine
Surgery for toes: In mist cases surgery is not needed for a broken toe. It is important to take an x-ray to make sure it is in good position. If it is not then surgery ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
Yes: There can be toe deformities, injuries and/or issues that nonsurgical measures can't address.

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