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Can You Put Pins In Your Toe If The Fracture Is Bad Enough
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
I have bad pain in my foot. No known injury, hard to put weight on it. Pain is all across the top of my foot and into my toes. Is a fracture possible?
Yes: A bad idea. If you really really really had to because you are a professional and you were in the super bowl or something they make turf toe plates which prevent bending in the forefoot and then you could wrap the toe in coban or coflex, but in reality, it is not a good idea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Big toe and ball underneath hurt bad after injury xray showed no broken bones. Four days later still extremely painful.
Fractured my toe 2 months ago was buddy tapped, now remains above ground,unable to put complete pressure on foot with severe heel pain after few steps?
A fracture is a : Fracture. If you're talking about a1 mm. Gap between the fragments, then it isn't much of a healing problem. A gap of 2 mm. Or more is more of a problem and the fracture needs to be reduced by manipulation under local anesthesia or sometimes via surgical reduction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After a fracture reduction gone bad my dr tells me my toe is dry gangrene. But all of it is not black there are tiny red islands. Can i recover?
HOW BAD ?: How bad a fracture can go ? the discoloration after trauma is not a gangrene, and I do not know why any doctor will make such a comment ,because it is impossible for you to have a dry gangrene. any toe fracture except the big toe could be reduced and taped to the next toe, and it will recover nicely. my advise get a second opinion, something is not right ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yesterday i had a dance audition and hurt my big toe really bad ... I can move it but the pain is excruciating . Did i break , sprain or fracture it?
Have it evaluated.: To find out if it is fractured or not, you will need to have it professionally evaluated. You will need x-rays taken to determine if it is broken or if it is just a bruise or sprain. If not broken and if you have continued pain, you may need a MRI to see if you have a soft tissue injury. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
X-Ray revealed I fractured a big toe. Do I need to go back to PCP for a splint/other procedure? Is it safe to deal with it on my own, or is that bad
Toe: It all depends on how bad the fracture is and what part of the toe it involves. If you get poor healing from not receiving the right treatment, then you will be stuck with a permanent poor outcome. I would recommend that you get in to your physician and make sure your treatment is the right for your situation. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
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