A 35-year-old member asked:
for a child how long does a fracture in the big toe take to heal?
2 doctor answers
Dr. David Hettinger answered
35 years experience Podiatry
4-6 weeks: That is the "normal" time range, but kids tend to heal faster. If there really is a fracture, it's best to get an x-ray and make sure there is not any joint involvement. The big toe joints are really important in walking and running!
Answered on Mar 15, 2013
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