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A 34-year-old female 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 ?

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Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis, DPM
Podiatry 44 years experience
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.
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