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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
Reduced pain: Reduced pain and swelling, maintained alignment of the toe, fading bruises, and x-rays that show evidence are good ways to make sure your toe fracture ... Read More
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Follow up x-rays: Bone healing can be evaluate by looking at follow up x-rays.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
X-Ray: X-rays are usually taken to check the progress of bone healing.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Frydman
47 years experience Podiatry
x-ray and taping: Get an x-ray to make sure that it is the fractured and then tape the fractured toe the next longer toe for splinting.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: If there is no deformity the toe is usually splinted to the toe next to it and a hard soled shoe is used to prevent motion.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Medical intervention: An evaluation and treatment by an orthopedic surgeon or a podiatrist.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Broken toe: Your doctor is wrong. There are specialists who will examine your toe and begin appropriate care. There are foot specialists who will do this well. Pl ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, get it checked: Most of the time the treatment for a broken toe is a hard soled shoe so that there is minimal bending of the toe. However, you need to be seen to make ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Depends: Depending on which toe and severity it amy need a simple taping or splint or it may require a cast or cam walker.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
About 6 weeks: But you should wear a surgical shoe.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
Have an x-ray taken: If the fracture is non-displaced, tape splinting the broken to to the adjacent to is usually the treatment of choice. If it is displace, then the fra ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Call: Call a podiatrist and make an appointment.

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