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A 30-year-old male asked:

I have a planlax fracture. i been having pain and swelling i can't bend my toe. it also have bump in the middle of my toe. does my toe require surgery?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Richard Mulvania
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not: If it is recent, then give it time for swelling to reduce. If it has been present for months, it probably won't change. If it is aligned well, you probably won't require surgery. If it is in the joint and does not get better over several months, then surgery may be necessary.
Last updated Jun 5, 2014

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