Claw Foot: Identification, Causes & Treatments
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What causes claw toe? 5 possible conditions

Claw foot, also known as claw toes, is a condition where your toes bend into a claw-like position. Claw foot can appear from birth, or your feet can become bent later on. They are uncomfortable but usually not a serious problem unless they are caused by an... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease, a disease in which the immune system mistakes the body's own cells for invaders. In RA, the immune system attacks the synovia, the membranes lining the joints.

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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect muscle movement and coordination. Learn about the causes, types, symptoms, and treatment of cerebral palsy.

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Diabetes Overview

Diabetes is a group of chronic metabolic diseases caused by defects in insulin production or function. Advanced diabetes may cause stomach pain, nausea, dizziness, and cramps.

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Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is an inherited neurological disorder that affects your peripheral nerves. Learn about symptoms, causes, and treatment.

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Hammer Toe

A hammer toe is a deformity that causes your toe to bend or curl downward instead of pointing forward. This deformity can affect any toe on your foot.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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