There are several possible causes for problems with your toes or toenails. These causes include: heredity, trauma, poor foot care/maintenance, improper footwear, to name a few. It's best to see a foot doctor right away if you are experiencing pain or discomfort as it may continue to worsen over time.
Many disorders can affect the joints of the toes, causing pain and preventing the foot from functioning as it should. People of all ages can have toe problems, from inherited to acquired.
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An ingrown toenail is caused by the toenail growing in a curved pattern into the skin, usually at the sides of the nail. If an ingrown toenail breaks the skin, bacteria may enter and also cause an infection. Click here to read more ...Morton’s Neuroma
A neuroma is an enlarged, benign growth of nerves most commonly between the third and fourth toes caused by tissue rubbing against and irritating the nerves. Morton’s Neuroma is a thickening of tissues around the nerve that leads to these toes. Click here to read more ...Nail Fungus (Onychomycosis)
Fungus is an organism that lives in warm, moist areas. Toenail fungus is a common problem that affects people of all ages, but is most commonly seen in older individuals. Click here to read more ...