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distal phalanx fracture toe

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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Stabilize.: Toe fractures can range from simple , straight forward to those of more severity. The recovery process, as you would expect, will vary depending on th ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes without toe: If Dr. is correct and fractured phalanx has lost blood supply then loss of toe will occur. In an extremity when blood supply is lost a vascular surg ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Possibly.: But since I can't see the toe hard to judge.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
8 years experience Podiatry
Bone healing: There are many different factors that can help determine the rate at which bone heals. Somethings we can control, whether the fx site is immobilized, ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
36 years experience Podiatry
Wait: No broken bone heals in 3 weeks. Bones will be 75% healed in 6-8 weeks, unless something is slowing healing. I'm glad to hear it was casted. Digital f ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
See ortho again: It really depends upon how long ago the fracture was, but if you are having more pain than expected, you need to see the orthopedist again. They may b ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably : Get that obamacare thing going and then after the high $ deductable you will have some health care of sorts really though it will probably heal bu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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After 3 weeks: It should be healing. See pcp for for further exams if swelling persists.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Would have to see: The xray to comment. Is it non displaced or non displaced? Is it comminuted or not? These are things one must know to answer your question...
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