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How long dos it take for a bruised toe to heal?

How long dos it take for a bruised toe to heal?

Depends: The rate of healing my be prolonged depending on what caused the bruising. ...Read more

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


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

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

Depends : On how deep the bruised toe is. If bone bruise which is only picked up by MRI it will tale 4 weeks or loner. Soft tissue bruise not usually that bad. ...Read more

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How long does it take a bruised toe to heal?

How long does it take a bruised toe to heal?

Toe bruise: Sorry to hear. Generally, 2 months of recovery for a bone bruise although some people may take longer or shorter. Sometimes the swelling associated with this injury can take up to a year. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have a bone bruise on the base of my foot (1st metatarsal confirmed by bone scan) how long will it take to heal?

I have a bone bruise on the base of my foot (1st metatarsal confirmed by bone scan) how long will it take to heal?

Hard to say: Bone contusions can be treated in a variety of fashions depending on location, symptoms, etc. Usually, we will treat these with a cast boot to immobilize and rest the foot, ice, antiinflammatories and limited standing/walking. In severe cases, non weightbearing (crutches) may be needed. Follow the instructions of your foot care physician. Dr. L. ...Read more

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Severe ankle sprain 8 days ago. Still can't walk, top of foot numb, bruising severe. How long should take to heal? Can i damage further trying to walk

Severe ankle sprain 8 days ago. Still can't walk, top of foot numb, bruising severe. How long should take to heal? Can i damage further trying to walk

Ankle sprain: Normal healing of a sprained ankle takes several weeks (on average). If its a chronically sprained ankle with constant pain and instability, it will take longer than a "normal" sprain. Yes, a sprain can get worse. Usually 3-4 weeks of rest, icing, antiinflammatory meds (like advil (ibuprofen) or motrin), bracing or compressing wraps, with or without physical therapy should be normal. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Hi the other day i twisted my knee getting up out of bed its not bruised or swollen but getting a numb feeling in my toes how long will it take toheal?

Hi the other day i twisted my knee getting up out of bed its not bruised or swollen but getting a numb feeling in my toes how long will it take toheal?

Wait for to six week: The perineal nerve runs along the outside of your knee and occasionally can be injuried with a twist. This can cause toe numbness. Another likely cause may be injury to a disc in your back. Are you having any back pain? In either instance wait about six weeks to see if the numbness stops. If it does not (or if it worsens) see a orthopedist or physiatrist for a formal evaluation. ...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.

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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5 wks ago bone bruise to talus & ligament damage.Get electrical shock feel down right underside of big toe when pressured .Cause & how long to heal?

5 wks ago bone bruise to talus & ligament damage.Get electrical shock feel down right underside of big toe when pressured .Cause & how long to heal?

LOTS TO GUESS: I have to guess a lot, b/c the info is sparse. Bone bruise and ligament damage=at least moderate degree of trauma. Ligaments affected-inside ankle bone ligaments?-deltoids. Tingling-maybe the tibial nerve was temporarily damaged. ...Read more

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I injured my big toe three months ago at the gym kicking a punching bag. The toe nail is still very bruised but it doens't hurt. How much longer heals?

I injured my big toe three months ago at the gym kicking a punching bag. The toe nail is still very bruised but it doens't hurt. How much longer heals?

Bruised toenail: Bruising of the toenail after trauma can be cause from bleeding that occurs below the nail and is into the nail bed or skin under the nail. If the dry hematoma is attached to the nail, it will usually 'grow out' as the nail grows in length. This can take from 3 to 9 months. ...Read more

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I've injured my toe (turf toe) 9 weeks ago. X-rays show no fracture. There has been no bruising or any swelling. Why so long to heal?

I've injured my toe (turf toe) 9 weeks ago. X-rays show no fracture. There has been no bruising or any swelling. Why so long to heal?

Tough Turf Toe.: Turf toe describes an injury that hyperextends the great toe dorsally. This sudden force can disrupt the soft tissue that surrounds the 1st metatarsal phalangeal joint. This may include capsule, ligaments, tendons and any other soft tissue that in in the area. Treatment includes the RICE sequence. In some cases a cast or cam walker may be used. Depending on the severity, Figure 2 to 8 weeks. ...Read more

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How long to heal when someone runs over the side of my foot with their scooter, its been 9 days , its bruised, im walking on it so i doubt its broken.

How long to heal when someone runs over the side of my foot with their scooter, its been 9 days , its bruised, im walking on it so i doubt its broken.

Come On.: It is impossible to determine healing time without first knowing what was damaged. With your history,frankly, I'm surprised that you haven't been to your surgeon for a proper assessment. Just because the injury site is not painful does not necessarily mean that the area does not include a fracture. ...Read more

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What will heal a badly bruised toe?

What will heal a badly bruised toe?

See below: Try soaking in warm water with epsom salt, use a topical heating agent such as ben gay and keep pressure off the bruised toe. ...Read more

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I bruised my big toe how long am I going to be out for ?

I bruised my big toe how long am I going to be out for ?

Out of what? : Most people can still walk with a bruised toe. The severity of the bruise and symptoms you are feeling will determine what you can and can't do. Make sure to ice in the first 24-48 hours to reduce any swelling. ...Read more

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How long does a bruised toe nail last?

Would depend on: How bad the bruise was and if the causing issue was removed. ...Read more

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I bruised my big toe how long will it be until I can play again?

I bruised my big toe how long will it be until I can play again?

I hope not toe long.: As long as you are not using your toe in the function of play, you can start immediately. But, if your play activity involves aggressive toe function, you had better wait a while. The waiting time is based on the specific activity and the amount and seriousness of the injury. You might have to play it by ear. ...Read more

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4 days ago, a metal clipboard fell on my toe its still slightly swollen, bruised & starting to get itchy w/ limited bending pain w/ prolonged standing

Clipboard: As long as there was no break in the skin and the toe did not change in position this sounds normal. It may take up to 4 weeks for the swelling to resolve. If symptoms continue after 4 weeks seek medical attention. ...Read more