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Posted by: Anonymous | 2009/06/22

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My husband has a problem with his toe on the right leg, which is bending towards his right, when he tries to straighten it, it becomes very painful. What should he do about this

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Dear Anonymous

It sounds like your husband has a condition called hallux valgus, where the big toe deviates to the 2nd toe. This is a progressive condition and can result in damage to the joints of the big toe. I suggest he see a podiatrist or an orthopaedic surgeon for treatment.

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Chris

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