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broken pinky toe splint

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
X-ray: And you shall know.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Have it xrayed: And then you will know.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
See doc, get X-ray: What you know is that your injured your pinky toe, but until you get an xray, you don't know if your broke the toe or any other part of the foot. Thi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Bone can take: 6-8 weeks to heal doesn't mean it will hurt you that long. You may have reinjured it with knocking it again...Or possibly not. Ice it and elevate it. ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Yes, but it may depend how serious a fracture and swelling there is. People have been known to walk on ankle fractures, so just because you can walk ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
This depends: On how much of the nail was broken, if there is an infection or any swelling etc. Usually with antibiotic and bandaid, assuming the broken part was ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
About 2 weeks: It depends on how big a break it is. If it is out of place may need surgery. If it is simple break, usually tolerable after 2 weeks, fully healed by ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Especially if the toe looks out of place compared to how it looked before the injury. You also want to make sure it sets and heals in proper alignmen ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Not usually: Wear an open toed shoe so no pressure is on it. Splint the toe to the toe next to it.

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