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Bruised little toe

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Solomon
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Protect the nailbed: Put a bandage over the toe to keep it protected. I could be months before the toenail grows back.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Time: It will take some time for the nail to re-grow. Give it time. If you develop any signs of an infection, get it looked at.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Needs an x-ray: To determjine this you will need to see a doctor to have an x-ray taken.
Dr. David Laha
Podiatry 38 years experience
May be broken: I would have it evaluated. Most times, proper treatment will speed up the healing process. Dr l.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry 35 years experience
ARE YOU DIABETIC: Typically if you stub your toe you do not have to do anything. Even if you break your toe you do not have to do anything other than buddy tape your to... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 40 years experience
Exam needed: In order to make an accurate determination of whether or not your toe is broken you need to be examined at a medical clinic at which time X-rays may b... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: At that age it is sometimes dependent on their need/cooperation. Chilling the site can reduce pain & swelling. Wrapping is likely of little value.... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Perhaps it is: Or it's broken. A foot xray would tell. Ice it until you can get one. Twenty minutes on with ice and twenty minutes off, repeat often. Don't freeze yo... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Pain medication: If the 5th toe is not deformed you may have sustained a non displaced fracture.Keep weight of the toe. May see your doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Bad bruisd toe: Apply ice to the toe to reduce the swelling and buddy wrap your little toe to the next toe take Ibuprofen for oain.
A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
10-14 days: The fracture itself will usually heal by 6-8 weeks, but most bruising resolves in the 10-14 day range.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
Anti-Aging Medicine 48 years experience
...soaking of feet..: 29 y/o says I have a blister on my little toe due to tight shoes Today I noticed a red patch on my foot I feels bruised but isn't swollen or warm to t... Read More

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