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What is the best treatment for webbed toes?

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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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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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 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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How come some people have webbed toes?

Genetic: This is considered to be genetic and tends to run in families. Generally a cosmetic concern rather than a functional concern, there are in fact procedures to un-web (or desyndactylize) the toes. ...Read more

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Should I have my webbed toes cut and fixed?

No: This is a technically very difficult surgery with high complication rates including amputation if this fails. This should only be done for pain control. It is usually only a cosmetic problem. ...Read more

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Should I get surgery for my webbed toes?

Depends: This is generally a cosmetic problem and is not usually one that causes issues with gait nor is it often the source of pain. This is a procedure that while common place, does have some inherent risks such as flap necrosis. Consult with a surgeon that performs to consider all risks and benefits. ...Read more

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What do webbed toes and fingers look like?

What do webbed toes and fingers look like?

Like this: They usually do not pose a problem in the feet, and it is not that unusual to be seen. The degree of webbing can be more or less than the picture here shows. ...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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Toes (Definition)

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