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If My Toe Is Bruised Is It Broken
Did I Fracture or jam my middle finger under knuckle? It is swollen and has pain! It is not bruised but on the side there is a bump that is red.
Swelling and pain: can be a sign of trauma , bruising or fracture. Also, a puncture wound associated with infection. Striking or hitting something with fist can cut the skin over a knuckle and pierce the joint space, leading to an infection. Human teeth, are notorious for these severe knuckle infections after altercations. Red bump can mean a lot of things but red, swollen pain _ get evaluated ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More history: Hard to say without some more history of the events leading up to the swelling. If the story has limited velocity or stress and it's painless swelling it's unlikely fractured. Always best to have your MD do an exam and take a history to determine your risks. http://www.healthgrades.com/right-care/injuries-and-wounds/foot-swelling ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was dancing and my ankle cracked there is no swelling and it hurt when i bend it is it a fracture?
Stubbed my pinkie toe nearly 3 weeks ago. There is a lump where I stubbed it and it feels like bone. You can slightly see the lump. Is it broken?
Sounds like: it, get an xray to be sure it may require a podiatric or orthopedic eval ...Read more
Broken finger: If you had an injury to the finger, recommend getting xrays to rule out a fracture. In a young, active male with a painful, swollen finger, this would be my first concern. Infection can also be a cause if there was no injury. Either way, recommend evaluation by a healthcare provider ...Read more
I think i may have broken my knuckle. How can I assess if it is broken? It is swollen and there is bruising.
Hello today in football At school I got kicked in the big toe it is pointing inwards is swollen is red is hot is bruised could it be broken and should?
Chances are good.: If the toe has an angular change since the injury, the chances are good that a fracture has occurred. You should have an x-ray taken to rule out the possibility. Apply ice to the area until the toe can be assessed properly. ...Read more
Hi my pinky finger is swollen i think it is broken is it? I have iced it for 2 days and the swelling has not gone down
X-ray: You will need a medical evaluation and a x-ray to determine if your finger is broken. That question can't be answered without appropriate assessment. Take care. ...Read more
A friend's son sprained his ankle. He is able to walk on it but it is swollen and bruised. Does that mean it is broken or this is normal?
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