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When should you call a doctor about a hammertoe?

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If you have a hammertoe, you definitely need medical attention. Foot doctors are called podiatrists. Call one, or ask your doctor for a referral. The earlier you get treatment, the less likely it is that the problem will get worse.

SOURCES: American Podiatric Medical Association. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on March 31, 2019

SOURCES: American Podiatric Medical Association. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on March 31, 2019

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