A member asked:

Hi, i kicked the corner of the door way with my pinky toe and now my foot is swollen and i cant walk on it because of the pain from my toe. should i go to the dr or the hospital to see if it is broken/ sprained or wait ?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis, DPM answered

Specializes in Podiatry

X-ray : Yes I would seek medical attention. You need X-rays To swell like you describe something else could be involved. Possible injury somewhere other than the toe. Compression fracture could have occurred to the metatarsal.

Answered 3/1/2021



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