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About.com explains that the second toe develops longer than the big toe from a condition called Morton's toe, which results from irregularities in the metatarsal bones in the feet. The metatarsal bones are the long bones...

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A second toe longer than the big toe has been associated with dependability, conservative views and keeping one's emotions in check. It is commonly called "Morton's toe" after the American orthopedic surgeon, Dudley Joy ...

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Gout tends to attack the big toe because the uric acid crystals that cause the condition are sensitive to temperature, according to Dr. Craig H. Thomajan of Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists. Uric acid crystalizes under ...

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

A person without one big toe would still be able to balance himself while walking, jogging or running. The big toe does play a crucial role in standing upright and moving, but a person could still move freely without a b...

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A second toe longer than the big toe has been associated with dependability, conservative views and keeping one's emotions in check. It is commonly called "Morton's toe" after the American orthopedic surgeon, Dudley Joy ...

www.reference.com/world-view/mean-person-longer-second-toe-big-toe-1106775d35784808

The treatment for gout in the big toe usually involves taking prescribed medications that include anti- inflammatory drugs, allopurinol or colchicine for a gout attack or flare-up, as noted by WebMD. For gout attacks tha...

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Common causes of pain in either big toe include turf toe, sesamoiditis, osteoarthritis or jamming the big toe into a wall or other hard surface, according to WebMD, Healthline and the American College of Foot and Ankle S...

www.reference.com/article/likely-causes-pain-left-big-toe-4b0f9f8a84d7b589