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how do i know if my toe is broken

A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Tepper
40 years experience Podiatry
X-rays: If your toe is not in proper alignment, it is likely broken. Only an x-ray can confirm if it is broken and what the necessary treatment would be.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
Xray: The only way that you will know if your toe is broken is by having an xray. Go to a foot and ankle specialist. The fact that you can walk on it does ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
You need an x-ray.: To find out if it is fractured or not, you will need to have it professionally evaluated. You will need x-rays taken to determine if it is broken or ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Xray: Will reveal.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
X-rays: And examination. See podiatrist.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Symptoms/x-rays: If no pain, no swelling and fuctioning normally, it is clinically healed. An x-ray will provide objective analysis.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Urgent care: May need sutures to stop bleeding and rule out infection considering the amount of pain. Also a good idea to have vaccinations completed if not up to ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Hard to tell: from your description. Could be mild bruising or scabs. It could be a mole or another type of skin lesion. See Podiatrist or Dermatologist if unsure.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Patel
31 years experience Podiatry
Pinky roes swelling: do they swell when wearing shoes, are shoes tight or narrow? Do they hurt? Does the swelling always stay there? Lots of question to this mystery. If t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Several things: It could be just dry skin and or fissures of the skin from walking barefoot or wearing shoes without socks.

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