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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!

-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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Old fracture: If you shattered your toe joint, the most likely cause of pain as time goes on is the development of arthritis. You need to get an evaluation and x-ray to determine the extent of the problem. ...Read more

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How do I know if I broke a toe?

How do I know if I broke a toe?

Pain: Usually a broken toe will swell, bruise, painful to touch, can't move it without pain, and maybe appear misaligned. The only way to be sure about a fracture is to get an x-ray. ...Read more

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How do you know if you broke a toe? What can help the pain?

How do you know if you broke a toe? What can help the pain?

Broken toe?: The most direct way to know if you have a broken toe would be to get an X-Ray of that toe. And a broken toe does hurt a lot, and NSAIDS potentially slow down the healing of bone, so it would be wise to get to an urgent care center for an X-Ray. ...Read more

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Hi I think I've broke my toe?

Hi I think I've broke my toe?

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 more

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Broke my toe, what to do?

See a doctor.: You should see a doctor, get an x-ray to determine which bone/bones are broken and appropriate treatment. Surgery is usually not indicated. ...Read more

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How to know if I broke my toe?

How to know if I broke my toe?

X-ray: If painful and swollen, there may be a break. Need x-ray to help determine. See podiatrist and have it evaluated. Sometimes other radiographic studies are needed. ...Read more

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What should I do if I broke my toe?

What should I do if I broke my toe?

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 more

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How to determine if I broke my toe?

How to determine if I broke my toe?

Get an X-ray: The only way you can tell is if you have an x-ray. You need to go especially if it becomes swollen, bruised and/or painful. ...Read more

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I think I broke my toe, so what happens now?

I think I broke my toe, so what happens now?

Go to foot doc: Will xray and see how bad, if bone broke in the joint? If it broke into many pieces or a clean break....All this important to know. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to know if I broke my toe?

Can you tell me how to know if I broke my toe?

X-ray: During the injury, you may have felt or heard a crack. A broken bone will typically cause pain, swelling, and bruising of the toe and surrounding foot. An x-ray is the best way to confirm a broken toe. ...Read more

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Broke my toe! How long will it take to heal so I can drive?

Broke my toe! How long will it take to heal so I can drive?

6+ weeks...: Is how long it takes for broken bones to heal. As far as driving is concerned, it is more a matter of how severe the break was and when you can comfortably and safely stop your car in an emergency. ...Read more

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I think I broke my toe what do I do it is black what do I do

A: A broken toe is usually buddy taped to the toe next to it. However, if you believe your toe may be broken and the skin overlying the toe is broken, you need to get it checked; as this can lead to an infection of the bone. ...Read more

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I think I broke my toe, but I can't tell. What do I need to do?

Possible fracture: If you see a podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon they will physically examine you, obtain a medical history and get x-rays. The x-rays will show if there is a fracture. ...Read more

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How do I know sprained or broke my toe?

How do I know sprained or broke my toe?

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 more

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I broke a toe. Undergoing chemo for bc. Toe is not healing. Is this due to the chemo?

I broke a toe. Undergoing chemo for bc. Toe is not healing. Is this due to the chemo?

Have it evaluated.: Chemotherapy can have negative effects on bone healing and bone turnover. Get follow up x-rays taken to monitor the bone healing. ...Read more

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