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Based on your description it sounds like tendinitis or inflammation of the foot tendons.
This can result in pain with the toe movements.
Did you fall or injure your foot?
Is there any swelling?
then this is likely tendinitis.
With flip flops it can happen since you constantly using these tendons.
Walking boot will help to provide adequate rest.
Also ibuprofen, ice can be helpful.
Physical therapy should be considered once the pain goes down to avoid recurrent episodes.
And it is better to wear flat shoes.
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Yes that is good
A podiatrist will manage your case better.
he can also provide you with orthotic shoe --modified shoe to avoid any problem in future.
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