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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Webbed Toes

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Dr. Al Hegab
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Webbed Toes (Definition)

Webbed toes refer to feet that have excess skin and soft tissue between the toes. In the womb, all of the fingers and toes begin fused, and the tissue between fingers and between toes gradually disappears. Webbed toes occur when this tissue ...Read more


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What causes the condition "webbed feet" & "webbed toes"?

What causes the condition "webbed feet" & "webbed toes"?

Webbing of toes: Incomplete separation and differentiation of the toes during gestation is the cause. It can be corrected surgically if indicated. ...Read more

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What could cause webbed fingers or toes?

What could cause webbed fingers or toes?

Congenital.: Webbed fingers and toes are something you are born with and can be genetic or develop during gestation. The condition is called syndactyly. Sometimes the webbing is just skin and is simple. If it involves the bone, then it is complex. See a board certified orthopeadic hand surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is having webbed toes normal?

I've seen many: Patients with webbed toes. It just a failure of the toes to separate during intrauterine development. It has no significant effect on walking and is typically just a cosmetic issue. ...Read more

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Why some people have webbed toes?

Why some people have webbed toes?

Heredity: Webbed toes are usually an inherited trait. It is usually not a problem for the person who has this trait. ...Read more

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What can be done about webbed toes?

Webbed toes: Are almost never a source of pain. Most folks just don't like how they look. It's much more complicated to separate webbed toes than one would think because there isn't enough skin to just snip the "web" part and sew up the cut. It involves a plastic surgical technique to lengthen the skin. If you don't like the way they look, get some dark glasses. If they hurt, see a surgeon adept at fixing. ...Read more

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What could webbed toes in a man mean?

He was born that way: This is very common and it happens a lot. It usually means that someone else in his family has had this problem as well. It really does not mean much and it can be fixed rather easily with a skin flap. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more