A 45-year-old member asked:
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why is my pinky toe swollen and purple? what does this mean?

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
More info: Was there any trauma? Swelling and bruise could be a fracture, contusion and other causes but can answer better with more information.
Answered on Jan 24, 2016

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Prob broken: Sounds like you may have broken your toe. It's a good idea to get x-Rays done to see the extent of the damage. GENTLY tape your pinky toe to your 4th ... Read More
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Could be...: An infection or a broken toe. See a podiatrist for exam, diagnosis and treatment.
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