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Broken Baby Toe Treatment
X rays: A bad contusion to the pinky can appear just like a fracture. Severe fractures and dislocations of the pinky are visually more deformed. Good news - if it is not dislocated or severely broken, rest , ice, buddy tape is the treatment for either a bruise or a simple fractures. X rays will solve the mystery! ...Read moreGet personalized help from a doctor ›
Is my baby toe broken, or just bruised? I need to know asap because i'm going on vacation in 2 weeks?
May not matter: It probably doesn't matter, assuming the toe is not deformed. Treatment for a bad bruise or an undisplaced fracture would be the same, that is, symptomatic treatment to control pain. The only way to tell if it is fractured would be to get an x-ray. Just use some nsaids and wear a comfortable shoe or sandal that doesn't put pressure on your toe. ...Read moreGet personalized help from a doctor ›
Broken baby toe: An xray should be obtained to make sure that the fracture in the broken toe did not cross into the total joint if it is in the total joint it may require surgery to help eliminate the pain. I agree that you should wear a postop or surgical shoe. ...Read moreGet personalized help from a doctor ›
I broke my baby toe 2 weeks ago, and now it is tingly and feels like pins and needles. What's happening?
Swelling: After fractures there is swelling that occurs to bring healing cells to the fracture site. The swelling can stretch nerves and cause pressure on them which can lead to tingling and numbness. It should resolve with rest, ice, compression, and elevation. ...Read moreGet personalized help from a doctor ›
I took the skin off my baby toe in a bike accident . It became immediately swollen and now constantly weeps yellow/ green puss, please help!?
I have a problem, i opened my toe next to my baby toe because i thought i was dead skin. Its not bleeding also. What do I do. And i think its a bruise?
Sounds like a corn: Your skin will protect itself where there is increased pressure by forming a corn/callus however sometimes things can get embedded within that forming. This can be dirt, can be a scab from friction or a wart (virus). Have the podiatrist check it and offer you relief and treatment options. ...Read moreGet personalized help from a doctor ›
I was Jumping up in the air I came down on the side outside of my foot up near my baby toe directly under It it's turning purple and swelling hurts?
Sprain/Fracture: You most likely sustained a sprain/ fracture in this area and should get an xray and treatment for it. Meanwhile apply ice packs for 15 to 20minutes 3 to 4 times a day and if not pregnant ,have a contraindication or allergic to NSAIDS,use as dosed on the bottle for pain relief. rest and elevate the foot. Hope you feel better ...Read moreGet personalized help from a doctor ›
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