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how do i know if my toe is broken? it hurts to bend and walk on my toe, is that good enough?

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Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
23 years experience Podiatry
Xray: The only way that you will know if your toe is broken is by having an xray. Go to a foot and ankle specialist. The fact that you can walk on it doesn't mean anything nor does the fact that you can bend it.
Answered on Jul 26, 2013
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
See foot doc : Have x-rays, you need to know if there is displacement or if there is a break if it is intraarticular....Without an xray you can't determine the extent of the injury.
Answered on Jul 28, 2013

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