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dislocated toe surgery

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Expected after any -: Surgery. Contact your surgeon and inform him/her, as the pain meds might need to be changed or incisions inspected to see if any local bleeding or an ... Read More
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Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Possibly...: Use ice and elevation in addition to the meds prescribed. Call your surgeon for a stronger pain medication if needed.
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Dr. David Bloome
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not uncommon : Unfortunately, bunion surgery can be painful. Usually the postop pain can be controlled with several modalities (ankle block, medication, ice, elevat ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Dislocated toe: Surgeon may consider closed reduction with pin fixation, or possibly open procedure if closed is unsuccessful. The bone cysts are likely not related t ... Read More
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Dr. Adam Ringler
17 years experience Podiatry
Dislocated toe: It seems like to have 2 separate conditions. A dislocated toe would simply be reduced to the anatomical position and possibly held in place with a wir ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Surgeons: Preference.
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Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Typically: Typically if a cast is used, it is fiberglass, but it is surgeon (hospital's) preference.
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Cast: Although it is the surgeon's preference , they are used less and less now.
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Your question: was cut off, can you re-submit? If there was accompanying damage such as tendon rupture, surgery may be needed to avoid deformity.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
YES: THEY COULD BECOME LOOSE. IF YOU FEEL PAIN YOU SHOULD SEE YOUR SURGEON ASAP. GET IT REMOVED OR REPLACED IF NEEDED.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sure: I would get a colored cast that matches my outfit or shoes at least.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Sausage toe: The bigness could be due to residual swelling which could also contribute to the numbness and lack of bending. Based on the severity of the fracture, ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Snapping tendon: Sorry, but yes - it will get worse. Please follow your Surgeon's advice - you will be more pleased than you imagine!
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Your surgeon: Can best answer this. We don't know the extent of your injury by the info given. But, your looking at at 6-8 weeks at minimum.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrell Latva
41 years experience Podiatry
LIKE TO KNOW MORE: Is it the tendon to the big toe, or one of the lesser toes? Where on the foot does it dislocate? Injury? If a podiatrist, go to abfas.org, to find a b ... Read More

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