A 42-year-old member asked:
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is there any reason to go to a doctor for a broken pinky toe?

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Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Especially if the toe looks out of place compared to how it looked before the injury. You also want to make sure it sets and heals in proper alignment, to prevent future deformity and arthritis issues.
Answered on Apr 30, 2019
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Immobilization: On occasion if it is displaced or dislocated it may require reduction or surgical management.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
If the fracture: Is not in alignment, is dislocated, open or intraarticular a doctor should take care of it.
Answered on May 28, 2015

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