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Big Toe Bent (Definition)

A bent big toe can be described as angular deviation of the big toe. The "bend" can involve either one or both bones in the toe, the joint between them or possibly the ball of the foot. The bending can occur in any direction, but a side-to-side deviation is probably most common. This type of conditioned can be either be inherited or acquired later in life and may ...Read more


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I noticed my friend's big toe bent towards his other toes, is that weird?

I noticed my friend's big toe bent towards his other toes, is that weird?

No, its a bunion: This is not weird. It is what is called hallux abducto valgus or a bunion deformity. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Big toe bent?

What is the definition or description of: Big toe bent?

Bent out of shape.: A bent big toe can be described as angular deviation of the big toe. The "bend" can involve either one or both bones in the toe, the joint between them or possibly the ball of the foot. The bending can occur in any direction, but a side-to-side deviation is probably most common. This type of conditioned can be either be inherited or acquired later in life and may even be considered normal. ...Read more

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Broke foot per ER doc. Big toe points toward others slightly. Getting a cam walker but should I buddy tape big toe to next toe. In a lot of pain still.

Broke foot per ER doc. Big toe points toward others slightly. Getting a cam walker but should I buddy tape big toe to next toe. In a lot of pain still.

Depends: Hi-- so it depends on what is broken. It appears as if you have a slight bunion deformity...The "big toe points toward others"--nothing to worry about as long as it is not the big toe that is broken and/or big toe is not painful. We do not buddy tape big toes and splinting is not really appropriate for bunions. Let me know what bone is broken and we can go further with options. ...Read more

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Can i get my big toe that is bent towards the other toes fixed?

Surgery: Is the only way to correct deformity. Howver there are other treatments that can alleviate symptoms. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see about my bent big toe problem?

What kind of doctor should I see about my bent big toe problem?

Podiatrist: Since a podiatrist is a physician who deals with prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all ailments of foot. ...Read more

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I have a bruise on my big toe, should I get it checked by a doctor?

Possibly: If you injured the toe and it's painful, evaluation by a physician could help to see if the toe is fractured and help guide treatment to ensure that the fracture heals appropriately. ...Read more

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Hi doc, i'm having servers pain in my feet around my big toe it feels like cramps especially when it is cold outside it get bad. What do you think cau?

Could be a few : Different things, a better answer could be served up with an in office exam, but around the big toe you may have a functional hallux limitis, anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome, tendonopathy, cramps (which have many causes.), neuropathy. Coldness bothering more is possible as could cause "tighness" feeling secondary contracture of muscles or decreased blood flow. ...Read more

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Why does my big toe joint randomly swell up and get sore. I went to the doctor to get tested for gout but they said I don't have it any ideas?

Why does my big toe joint randomly swell up and get sore. I went to the doctor to get tested for gout but they said I don't have it any ideas?

May still be gout: This could still be gout or another crystal induced arthritis. In order to tell you will need to see a doctor who can take fluid out of the toe when it is swollen and check it under a microscope. There are also many other types of arthritis and some non arthritis diseases which can affect someone your age and cause toe swelling. If your family doctor is unsure see a rheumatologist next. ...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