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What is the definition or description of: Short toes?

What is the definition or description of: Short toes?

Mr. Big Stuff.: Short toes can be described as a reduction in the length of one or more toes in relation to the length of other toes on the same or other foot. The reduced length can be due to a reduction in the size bones that form the toe or a reduction in the length of the corresponding metatarsal bone(s). ...Read more

Short Toes (Definition)

Short toes can be described as a reduction in the length of one or more toes in relation to the length of other toes on the same or other foot. The reduced length can be due to a reduction in the size bones that form the toe or a reduction in the length of ...Read more


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Which do you think looks better long toes or short toes?

Does not matter: As long as your foot and toes are functional the length does not matter. ...Read more

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Does having short toes decrease your chance for hammer toe?

Does having short toes decrease your chance for hammer toe?

Short or long: The toes can be short or long. A hammertoe is an contracture or a bending of the toe joint which results from a muscle or tendon imbalance due to the mechanical and structural changes that may occur over time. This can be hereditary or due to environmental factors such as tight shoes. This bending leads to an abnormal pressure distribution resulting in pain, swelling, blistering, and corns. ...Read more

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Really long 2nd toes and i'm like the only one in my family with short toes, what can I do?

Really long 2nd toes and i'm like the only one in my family with short toes, what can I do?

Surgery: Unless you are in pain you don't have to do anything. The only thing that could be done is surgery. ...Read more

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I think I have an ingrown toe nail. What is the best treatment for this?

I think I have an ingrown toe nail. What is the best treatment for this?

Removal, antibiotics: If your ingrown nail is infected, you'll likely need antibiotics, and possibly a nail procedure. Just the painful border can be removed, or the entire nail if necessary (you're numbed up for this, don't worry!). While waiting to see your doctor, soak the toe 10 min/day in luke warm water and epsom salts, use a small amount of topical antibiotic ointment, and cover with a bandaid. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for webbed toes?

See below: If there is no pain or problem i would do nothing. The only treatment would be surgery to take the toes apart. ...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