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Ok so I am a 32 year old guy and for as long as I have known both my second toes have bent towards the third toes at a 45 degree angle. This only happens at the end joint at the toe tips. The toes are still flexible andthis is not hammer toe, mallet toe or anything else I can find online. I seem to be unique. The toes do not arch or curve up only bend sideways at the toe tips.
This is causing me massive psychological issues. I have suffered from anxiety and depression for many years and the last couple I have really tried hard to overcome these issues. I have lost a lot of weight and feel better about myself but my toes are one of the last things that I still hate about myself. They just look very weird and ensure that I cant wear open toe shoes in the summer.
I have seen three chiropodists/podiatrists and two doctors and all of them have basically just shrugged and told me their is not much to do, I think this is because the toes do not cause me any physical pain or discomfort however they are slowly getting worse and I can forsee problems down the line.
Please any advice would be very useful. I have asked the chiropodists is taping the toes straight could slowly (I am aware it could take months/years) straighten them into place but dont get much of a reply.
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