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-broke toe 8 weeks ago -still same pain -docs recommend pin -what does it cost? -is it worth it? -slightly crooked, "red", and swollen -thanks!
Pinned toe: Sometimes to repair a fracture, we need to use pins or wires in the toes. These pins help stabilize the fracture in order to help you heal. They are surgically inserted and left for 4-6 weeks. Then they are removed to allow Range of motion of the digit. ...Read more
Hi, I broke my pinky toe and did have xrays, they say its just the toe and taped it, but my ankle is hurting alot is this normal with a broke toe?
Yes and no.: Could it be that the traumatic event may have also traumatized your ankle. That could be determined through a evaluation of the method of injury. It may be necessary to have you ankle checked if the problem persists. ...Read more
Kicked wall &might of shattered/broke toe joint never had it checked yrs later swelling &pain can't wear shoes at x's pain radiates 2 knee need Check?
GET RICED.: Well if you think you did, then more than likely you did. Either way, you need to start treating it immediately. Get RICED. You need to REST it. You need to put ICE on it. You need to apply mild COMPRESSION to help steady it. You need to ELEVATE it. Lastly, if necessary, you need to see a DOCTOR. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I broke my toes over a month ago, they healed like don't hurt anymore, but they are still black. Will it ever go back to normal??
Should resolve: Eccychmosis should resolve in 5 to 6 weeks. ...Read more
Splint: In most cases of a non displaced fracture of a toe, tape splinting it to the next toe and using a hard-soled shoe or a doctor- dispensed trauma shoefor several weeks is all that is necessary; except for ice and elevation to reduce swelling. If an x ray reveals a displaced fracture, then surgical reduction could be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get an xray: And you can see if it is broken.... ...Read more
Toe injury: X rays of the toe would reveal a fracture or not. A sprain is an injury to the ligaments connecting bone to bone, including a stretching or tearing of these ligaments. X rays in this case may be normal aside from possible soft tissue swelling noted. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers