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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: If your toe looks deformed, if color is blue or gray, if the skin in broken with an underlying fracture, if the toe is angled in the wrong direction, ... Read More
Dr. Vadim Glukh
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Open toe shoe splint: Splinting helps not disturbing it, wear open toe shoes.

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Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: Big toe fractures generally require more restrictions whereas simple fractures of the lesser toes can be treated with simple buddy taping to the adja ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Broken toe: If it does look deformed and it's one of the smaller toes you can tape it to an adjoining toe for support. You also need to wear an open toe shoe or a ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Surgical shoe: and wrapping of toe by itself or buddy splinted to another toe.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Would depend: If dislocated or broken in joint (intraarticular) if not splinting the toe and surgical shoe is good. Ice to reduce swelling if present.
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Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
13 years experience Podiatry
Fractures: need to be splinted and if there is a dislocation present it will need to be relocated appropriately. Check with your Podiatrist for proper splinting ... Read More
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
25 years experience Podiatry
Depends: If the toe fracture is displaced it will need to be reduced. Most times a simple splint is fine. In some cases a pin might be needed to surgically sta ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You haevew to know: If the toe is broken then the treatment is simple tapping the toe to next toe, wear wide sheos. Good luck.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Broken toe: Usually there is pain swelling bruising , inability to move the toe - but not always - sometimes numbness due to the trauma and swelling. See your ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Pain,: Swelling, a positive fracture seen on x-ray.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain: Pain, swelling, and/or deformity.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Many things.: Can't tell without visualizing them. Check with your pcp, dermatologist, or podiatrist.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe not much!: Depending on the toe, pehaps not much for rehab. If it is a 5th toe you would ususally not do much. If it is a great toe or a middle toe, maybe! th ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Infection: or inflammation. You must be examined and treated. You may use Advil or Aleve (naproxen) if not allergic, for pain and swelling; however if this is an ... Read More

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