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sprained pinky toe

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Kase
44 years experience Podiatry
Pain, swelling: The signs of injury are swelling, bruising, pain and tenderness to touch. The only way to tell if a toe is broken, is an x ray.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Pain and swelling: Pain, swelling, and bruising are signs of a possible fractured or sprained toe.

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can recheck: If a toe is swollen from trauma, one can try to move the joints of the toe. If the joints are movable in the normal directions, without crunching nois ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Have it xrayed: And then you will know.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
See a foot doc: Who will examine the digit clinically and take an xray.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Yes: They would still be able to operate if necessary. You can buddy tape it to your 4th toe next to it. They can also prescribe pain medications. Please h ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Medical evaluation: Med eval combined with x-ray will show if you have a fracture. You can see an orthopedic surgeon or a podiatrist.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Toe pain : If it's painful to walk on you need an x-ray to rule out a fracture
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Have it reevaluated: Was the foot x rayed? Have the issue reevaluated in pain persists.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Yes you can: Dislocate the 5th toe joint and see any podiatrist who can easily but it back in place under local.

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