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A 25-year-old female asked:

I played netball last night, my toe is very swollen and sore. i am not sure if it is broken or just sprained?

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Dr. David Teicheira
Pain Management 36 years experience
Sprained, of course: It is really hard to break a toe. It is really easy to tear a ligament. Sprains are ligament tears. It'll go away. Might take a while. Take it easy.

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Last updated Feb 24, 2018

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