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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No tnecessarily: If you have had acute injury - the best way to determine if there is a fracture is with a x-ray.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Not sure what : You mean by a bump. Sometimes, when a hammertoe is present people mistake that for a bump.....Best way to know see your podiatrist, an xray may be ne ... Read More
Dr. Jason Rubin
9 years experience Podiatry
Not necessarily: Not necessarily. A bump can mean any number of things ranging from a soft tissue or bony growth to a callous or even a fracture. It would be best to ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
It is possible: Stress fractures are breaks in bones and these may or may not swell.
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Yes but unlikely. Stress fractures can occur but rare in the toe. You can also have old fractures that were painful and swollen a long time ago and ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Yes: A minor fracture could be present without swelling or a bruise. Most often this isn't the case but it is possible.
A female asked:
Dr. Denise Bogard
Specializes in Anti-Aging Medicine
Xray: The only definitive way to know is to get an x-ray, usually mobilization is the treatment of choice unless the toe is displaced
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
An xray : Would give you the answer.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
BROKEN TOE: By xray only.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Tepper
41 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.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
X-ray: An x-ray will tell you how severe the break is or if there is one.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Libby Putnam
12 years experience Podiatry
Depends. : If it's very swollen and bruised, or if it isn't straight, you may have broken a bone or dislocated a joint. Urgent care might x-ray the toe to check, ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Toe fracture.: With an x-ray. Unless there is gross deformity or the toe is misangled then you will need physical examination, medical history & x-ray to determine i ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Get an xray : Then you will know.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
X-ray: You need to see a podiatrist so the toe can be evaluated and an x-ray taken.

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