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A 36-year-old member asked:

How long does a broken toe, torn mcl in foot, torn joint capsule and swelling in the bone take to heal?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
LI will explian: Simple broken toe usually it takes 6-8 weeks to heel .Uncomplicated medial collateral ligament also take that much. The joint capsule take the same time.
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Dr. Brynn Ewen
Podiatry 20 years experience
Approx 6-8 weeks.: In healthy people, most bones take 6-8 weeks to heal. However, the body continues the healing process for a full year after injury or surgery. So for example if you had an MRI it will still show activity even after the 6-8 weeks.
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Last updated May 25, 2019

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