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What causes crooked toes?

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Crooked toes are a common abnormality that can be caused by a large number of syndromes. They are most common among groups of people who use incorrect or no footwear while walking or use footwear with tapered toes, heel elevation or hard soles. Crooked toes can also be caused by injury or genetics.

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Crooked toes can be easily noticed due to the visible external symptoms that they are accompanied by. Often, there will be pain in the toes when tight shoes are worn, which might be accompanied by a burning sensation. There might be calluses or sores that develop over time and a permanent redness.

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