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i hit my small feet finger and really hurtsits swollen and purple what can i do

A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Soak. Splint: You can splint toe to adjacent toe to immobilize it and allow it to heal. So king in warm water will help. The trauma will dissipate slowly , but you ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Toe fracture : Apply ice, use crutches, and an open toe shoe. You may also have to see an orthopedist if it looks deformed.
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
14 years experience Podiatry
Get an xray: To be sure there is no fracture, have a doctor evaluate you and take xrays.

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Not sure: What a barouk shoe is. One can walk in a surgical shoe with a broken pinky toe. A good idea would have been to wrap the toe as well, to immobilize fur ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Rubin
47 years experience Cardiology
Purple spots: Have this evaluated.
Dr. Kelty Baker
28 years experience Hematology
Purple fingers: Purple spots on the fingers can be due to a variety of things, some of them quite dangerous. It is very important that you see a doctor right away for ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not 2 worry about th: -location of the discoloration. It is from bleeding @ the injury site,& fluid runs downhill so it follows the tissue planes& ends showing itse ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get seen: From what you are describing, I cannot tell you that you do not have an Osler's node. Have your physician see you.
A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Need more informatio: Turning purple maybe acrocyanosis. This can be normal and physiologic. The swelling may be vascular but we need more information
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below : As you described this is an intermittent problem that occurs at various different areas. I would see a dermatologist and therefore he can do a thoroug ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
27 years experience Plastic Surgery
Go to your md : A swollen finger that is purple implies vascular change there are many causes some very serious so quit looking for this venue and go to a profession ... Read More
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