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How long does it take for a fracture on toe to heal

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Fractures: Take 6-8 weeks to heal.
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
It depends: A number of factors can affect bone healing- how badly fractured it is, whether it is still in alignment, what the treatment is, and if you smoke, dri ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Varies: In most cases it takes 6 weeks for a bone to heal. If there is any type of illness or if there is continued toe motion it may take longer.
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
6 weeks normally: Bone usually takes 6 weeks to heal in a normal patient depending on alignment and care. Even though the bone may be healed, you may have soreness for ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
About six weeks: Assuming the is proper stability, alignment and immobilization.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
4-6 weeks: 4-6 weeks.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
4 to 6: Weeks. For a non surgical; fracture.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
The first 2 stages: Of bone healing take 6-8 weeks, during which time you need to keep your walking to a bare minimum. The last stage takes up to a year, but that should ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
6-8 weeks: If treated properly 6-8 weeks should do it.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Enna
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6 weeks: Generally, a toe fracture (phalanx fracture) will heal in 6 weeks. This can vary, though. For instance, smokers and diabetics are prone to healing mor ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
6 weeks: Usually about 6weeks.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
A few weeks: Toe fractures can take a long time to heal, partly because it's very hard to immobilize the bones. But be patient, it will heal. Take it easy, no ru ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
6 weeks: Most fractures of any bone will heal in about 6 weeks. As to whether you need to see an orthopedist, you probably do not. You should tape the broken ... Read More
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