A 36-year-old member asked:
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i have a broken pinky toe or just sprained, what to do?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Have it xrayed: And then you will know.
Answered on Feb 1, 2014
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
You need an x-ray.: To find out if it is fractured or not, you will need to have it professionally evaluated. You will need x-rays taken to determine if it is broken or if it is just a bruise or sprain.
Answered on May 11, 2015
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