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A 22-year-old female asked:

second toes (longer than big toe) both slightly curved towards smaller toes not hammertoe or claw toe?

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Dr. Brian Wagner
Podiatry 18 years experience
2nd toes: This can be normal and they usually curve because of pressure from shoes. If the are painful i would see a podiatrist.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Possible Curly Toe: Angulation deformity of the toes from side to side.

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