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Dr. Hubert Lee
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Toe Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a traumatic loss in continuity of the cortex of a bone; it is described as a toe fracture when it involves the digits ...Read more


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How long willit take for a broken toe to heal?

How long willit take for a broken toe to heal?

About six weeks: Depending on severity of fracture as well as which toe, pain most likely will not last that long. ...Read more

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How long should it take for a broken toe to heal?

How long should it take for a broken toe to heal?

6-8 weeks: 6-8 weeks. Avoid propulsion. You can wear a surgical shoe or buddy splint the toe. ...Read more

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How long will it take a broken toe to heal?

How long will it take a broken toe to heal?

Bone takes about : 6 weeks to heal give or take two weeks in either direction. Buddy splinting the digits or a surgical shoe are good for broken toes. ...Read more

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How long does it normally take a broken toe to heal?

How long does it normally take a broken toe to heal?

4 to 6 weeks: 4 to 6 weeks if the toe is splendid and motion in the fractured area is decreased. If there is motion it could take twice as long. And it will not heal well. ...Read more

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How long does a broken toe, torn MCL in foot, torn joint capsule and swelling in the bone take to heal?

How long does a broken toe, torn MCL in foot, torn joint capsule and swelling in the bone take to heal?

Approx 6-8 weeks.: In healthy people, most bones take 6-8 weeks to heal. However, the body continues the healing process for a full year after injury or surgery. So for example if you had an MRI it will still show activity even after the 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from broken toe or a cut on your toe?

How long does it take to recover from broken toe or a cut on your toe?

See below: A cut should heal in a couple of day depending on the depth. A broken toe will take about 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long should a broken toe be bandaged for to heal properly?

How long should a broken toe be bandaged for to heal properly?

Buddy splint: A common bandage for a broken toe is called a buddy splint. This is essentially taping the broken toe to a toe next to it. I would recommend seeing a podiatrist though. Some fractures can be more severe and require additional therapies such as closed manipulation if the fracture segments are mal-aligned. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for swelling of a broken toe to subside?

How long is it supposed to it take for swelling of a broken toe to subside?

Could take months: Ice it, wear a surgical shoe and can wrap the toe in coban, or coflex (brand names of self sticking type of wrap.). ...Read more

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How long it take for swelling and bruising to go away from broken toe/foot? Tripped and bent big toe all way back. Is it broken.

A few weeks: It depends on how extensive the injury was. Bruising can last around 3 weeks for most people, and swelling a bit longer. If your swelling is more extensive than your doctor led you to believe after 4-5 weeks, discuss this with them. ...Read more

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How long till a broken toe gets better?

4-6 weeks: If the bone fragments are well aligned normally takes 4-6 weeks to heal. Wearing a special "surgical" shoe or stiff soled shoe can help during the healing process. Smoking cigarettes may delay healing. ...Read more

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How long should I keep my broken toe taped?

How long should I keep my broken toe taped?

Toe fracture : Fractures usually take minimum of 6 weeks to heel. Need x-ray to see if its healed. ...Read more

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How long before the swelling of a broken toe subsides?

How long before the swelling of a broken toe subsides?

Six to eight weeks: Most toe fractures heal in four to six weeks but swelling may take longer to resolve. ...Read more

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Broken toe wound still bleeding.. How long should this last?

Broken toe wound still bleeding.. How long should this last?

It will stop when: You treated the right way, clean the wound , x-rays and may be sutures, antibiotic and body taping to next toe. Of course this have to done by orthopedic surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long after a broken toe can I wear shoes?

How long after a broken toe can I wear shoes?

broken toe: Depends on the type of shoe, if it is a closed dress shoe perhaps six weeks, with athletic shoes four weeks. Don't use time as an indicator, when it feels ok then it is ok to wear the shoe. ...Read more

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If a broken toe needs to be put on a splint, how long can I wait before doing so?

Right away: If you have a broken toe, it needs to be splinted right away. Buddy taping is frequently used. Sometimes a walking boot may be helpful to further immobilize it or a surgical shoe. If it is to be casted, it may wait 2-3 days for the swelling to diminish, so it would not hand loose, however, it is to be splinted right away one way or another. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a toe fracture to heal?

How long does it take for a toe fracture to heal?

1-2 months: Healing depends on alignment, persons ability to heal and how well you take care of it. You can have residual soreness for several months. Wear a good stiff shoe and limit your activity. Dr l. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a big toe fracture to heal?

6 to 8 weeks: Usually at a minimum 6 to 8 weeks but pain swelling persists longer, but must have the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more