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How long would it take for a broken big toe to heal?

How long would it take for a broken big toe to heal?

Usually 6 weeks: Toe bones typically take about 6 weeks to heal well enough to return to normal everyday activities and shoes.

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How long is it supposed to it take for a broken big toe to heal?

How long is it supposed to it take for a broken big toe to heal?

5-6 weeks: But you should be in a surgical shoe with a rocker-bottom sole to avoid excessive stress while it's healing.

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How long does it take for broken big toe to heal?

How long does it take for broken big toe to heal?

About 6 weeks: Toe bones typically take about 6 weeks to heal well enough to return to normal everyday activities and shoes.

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How long does it takes for a broken big toe to heal?

How long does it takes for a broken big toe to heal?

Bone takes: 6-8 weeks to heal on average. Can be a little shorter or a little longer. Smoking and low vitamin d levels will possibly slow healing.

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How long should it take for my broken big toe to heal?

How long should it take for my broken big toe to heal?

4-6weeks: Longer if the fracture is multifaceted. Rest, elevation most important the first 2 weeks. Afterward, immobilization and either non or partial weight bearing.

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How long does a bone need to heal? Broken big toe. 2/3 of bone, very slight displacement.

How long does a bone need to heal? Broken big toe. 2/3 of bone, very slight displacement.

6-8 weeks: Some docs would not allow you to walk on this and would prefer you crutch walk, need to follow your docs orders.

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After how long can I start walking with a broken big toe?

After how long can I start walking with a broken big toe?

Ask your doctor: Depends on type of fracture and surrounding soft tissue injury involved as well as treatment. Ie, casting, surgery etc.

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How long willit take for a fractured big toe to heal?

How long willit take for a fractured big toe to heal?

6 weeks: For bone to heal if properly immobilized. Soft tissue swelling will most likely take a lot longer to completely resolve.

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Can someone tell me how long will it take for my stubbed/fractured big toe to heal?

Stubbed/fractured?: If it is stubbed, then it'll probably be a contusion that will take a few days to subside. If there is bruising under the nail, there's a chance that you'll still see some residual bruising at that nail for up to a year, but the toe would be ok. However, if you fractured the toe, then it's a minimum of 6-8 weeks if you started treating the toe after it was injured.

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How can I treat a broken big toe?

See a Podiatrist: Broken big toe is usually more complicated than other toes. If break is out of alignment, will need to be realigned. May need splint, cast and/or cast shoe. How do you know it is broken.? See a podiatrist.

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What is done for a broken big toe?

What is done for a broken big toe?

A lot depends...: On where the break is at. If it is not into a joint, there should be some degree of worry about displacement as well. Rest, ice, compression, elevation and splinting will help. See a podiatrist for an x-ray and make sure it doesn't get worse.

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What can I do for a broken big toe?

What can I do for a broken big toe?

A lot depends...: On where the break is at. If it is not into a joint, there should be some degree of worry about displacement as well. Rest, ice, compression, elevation and splinting will help. See a podiatrist for an x-ray and make sure it doesn't get worse.

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How can I tell if I have a broken big toe and what can I do to fix it?

How can I tell if I have a broken big toe and what can I do to fix it?

X-ray: You need to see a podiatrist for exam, x-ray and treatment.

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What will a doctor do for a broken big toe?

Needs treatment: Depends on the type and location of the break. Sometimes its just a special shoe. Sometimes it needs to be 'set' (closed reduction) and sometimes it even needs surgery. Not treating these often leads o problems. Suggest you see a foot specialist.

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What can the doctor do to fix a broken big toe?

What can the doctor do to fix a broken big toe?

Few things: Conservative treatment would be a splint, possibly a digital cast. Sometimes just a surgical shoe. If it is badly broken surgery may be recommended.

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Is there physical therapy for a broken big toe?

Is there physical therapy for a broken big toe?

Depends: That depends on if your toe is healed, correctly aligned and the age of your injury. As a general rule, activity of life is enough to work on range of motion after a big toe fracture. But if you are struggling with motion or prolonged pain than a visit to your physical therapist would be beneficial.

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Why can't my friend walk if all she has is a broken big toe?

See below: Depending on the severity of the fracture she may not be able to accomodate for the pain in her big toe.

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