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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
8 years experience Podiatry
Bone healing: There are many different factors that can help determine the rate at which bone heals. Somethings we can control, whether the fx site is immobilized, ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
36 years experience Podiatry
Wait: No broken bone heals in 3 weeks. Bones will be 75% healed in 6-8 weeks, unless something is slowing healing. I'm glad to hear it was casted. Digital f ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Duggan
37 years experience Podiatry
Fracture: Fractures have a hard time healing for several reasons. Movement or weight bearing is the most common. Your general health and bone health is very imp ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
See ortho again: It really depends upon how long ago the fracture was, but if you are having more pain than expected, you need to see the orthopedist again. They may b ... Read More
Dr. Richard Mallia
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Weight bearing : When you have a fracture in one of the toes in the foot, immobility becomes a large issue when healing is concerned. The area where the fracture is s ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Orthopedics: You obviously saw a doctor. Did she/he not treat the fracture. A fracture is not a do it yourself matter. You may wish to consult an orthopedic surgeo ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Moving Along.: From your description, your toe is not hurting. Well not as much as it was two weeks ago. The blue coloring can occur from all the collateral damage i ... Read More
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Dr. Sharon Joag
19 years experience Podiatry
Walking boot : For a toe fracture you only need the walking boot. Make sure you buddy splint your toe to the toe next to it. It helps your toe stay in alignment as i ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Greenwald
42 years experience Podiatry
Toe Fracture: X-Ray "says fracture deformity medial base of proximal phalanx…After seven weeks—" Generally fractures in their healing stages are reflected radiologi ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Stabilize.: Toe fractures can range from simple , straight forward to those of more severity. The recovery process, as you would expect, will vary depending on th ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes without toe: If Dr. is correct and fractured phalanx has lost blood supply then loss of toe will occur. In an extremity when blood supply is lost a vascular surg ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It is not bad if : Treated well. The most important part of the treatment in my opinion is body tapping of the two fingers.
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