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Toes (Overview)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally have nails on top.


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I stubbed three of my toes 1 day ago and now i can't bend or move any of my toes, there all s walling and red. The swailing now was moved up to the top?

I stubbed three of my toes 1 day ago and now i can't bend or move any of my toes, there all s walling and red. The swailing now was moved up to the top?

Bruising & swelling?: Have an x-ray taken. Usually with a break, there is bleeding from the bone which leads to swelling and bruising to the toe and surrounding area. This is not always the case, but when i see this, i always take an x-ray to see. The fact that you can move your toes does not mean it can't be broken. Too much depends on the site and extent of the break to recommend treatmnent options. ...Read more

Toes (Overview)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally have nails on top.


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What are morton's toes?

What are morton's toes?

When the great toe : Is shorter than the second toe.

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Can toes get arthritest?

Can toes get arthritest?

Yes: Arthritis is pain and inflammation of a joint, so any body part that has joints can have arthritis. I've seen arthritis in all toes, but especially where the great toe meets the rest of the foot. It can be caused by poor foot mechanics, trauma, or diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. A podiatrist should be able to diagnose the case and offer treatment options. ...Read more

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Do pins straighten toes?

Pins: Surgeons can use internal pins to straightened crooked toes (hammertoes). This is a surgical procedure. ...Read more

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What causes toes to lock?

What causes toes to lock?

Locking toes?: If you are referring to toes that lock and curl, they are referred to as hammertoes or clawtoes. This is an abnormal compensation for pronation of the foot against the ground, which causes the toes to "grab" the ground. This is a progressive slow orthopedic problem that can cause callouses and ulcers to the top of the toes over time. Seek a local podiatrist for an x-ray evaluation. ...Read more

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How to make my toes longer?

How to make my toes longer?

SURGERY: Only surgery, but I consider this more "cosmetic surgery", which I don't believe in. Surgery can have complications. ...Read more

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I'm 18. Why do my toes swell?

I'm 18. Why do my toes swell?

Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis, tight shoes) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Color back to toes from corn?

Color back to toes from corn?

Truth or dare.: Not much to go on here. Is it color, back, toes or corn? I guess it could even be black? Try reframing your thoughts. ...Read more

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Cause of toes turning blacked?

Cause of toes turning blacked?

Nails or toes?: If you mean the toes themselves, this is a little worrisome. Usually the skin will turn black if there is tissue death--necrosis--of the skin. This can happen if blood vessels are damaged or inflamed. Sometimes, blood under the skin can cause this appearance as well. If you mean the nails, that can be a sign that a mold has gotten under the nails. Either way, i recommend a doctor visit. ...Read more

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