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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
If : There is no fracture or dislocation two weeks. Tape the toe to the next toe.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
3-5 weeks: Make sure your toe is not broken.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Depends: How long ago was the injury? Is it getting better? If not better after a short time then yes have it examined and x-ray to rule out fracture.
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Yes...: If you are in pain, have it checked out and make sure that you did not fracture it.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
If broken: You need to know if the joint is affected as those toes may need surgical repair. A jammed toe could possibly be unnamed but again you want to know if ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
X-rays: Seeing a doctor and getting x-rays will tell you if you fractured the toe or not.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See below.: Initially, apply ice and elevate. If severe or persistent, see podiatrist to get proper diagnosis. Often in uncomplicated, non-displaced breaks, the t ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Trauma: You should probably have it evaluated by a physician. You may need X-rays, could have a fracture.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doug Mason
32 years experience Podiatry
Need more info: When? How? what were you wearing? needs to be known. Is the nail affected? where on your toe does it hurt? Ice, rest and appropriate shoes are your be ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: The only way to know is to have an x-ray taken.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You may not : Realize the extent of your injury. Lease see a foot doc, you could have a plantar plate rupture, a fracture, a ligament sprain etc etc, .
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Toe jammed: If still stiff and swollen and unchanged would get an xray to check for fracture, though usually fractures even a week out are associated with pain.

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