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why am I walking on the side of my baby toe

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
If there is pain: Likely something is wrong. I would visit a foot doctor and let them check it out. A simple xray will identify if the toe is broken.

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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivonne Sahagun-carreon
24 years experience Pediatrics
Probably fractured: It may be fractured. Do you have a hard shoe you can wear? Also, a buddy splint (taping the baby toe to the toe next to it) might alleviate the pain a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See your physician: Generally the injury you describe is compatible with a sprain or possibly a fracture of the toe. A fracture of just the toe is often treated with ice, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Toe pain: Toe pain can be the result of overuse with tendinitis, stress fracture, bunions or metabolic issues. It could also be an infection. Please further in ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Elevated : Seriously, you are going to have pain for awhile as long as your foot is dependent. Keep it elevated as much as possible. Consider icing after an ort ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Maybe a second look.: I would think that ten days is enough time to allow you to walk with some mild to moderate pain. Since you are seeing new bruising something else shou ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Did u bang your : Whole foot? Are you walking differently due to the toe fracture that could of caused shoe rubbing or something of the sort? How was the fifth toe trea ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Maybe a wart: There are several things that this could be. If it is painful when you squeeze it and press on it, it may be a wart. It sould also be a fatty growth ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dana Cowles
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Possible fracture: You have a contusion, or deep bruise, which is common with this type of injury. However, fractures can be common and subtle on the fifth metatarsal b ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Stone
26 years experience Palliative Care
OVERUSE VS CYST?: Sounds like you are active. Seeing a picture would be helpful It could be inflammatory response. Might be helpful to have imaging of the knee given th ... Read More
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