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Inflamed Pinky Toe
X-rays: Seeing a doctor and getting x-rays will tell you if you fractured the toe or not. If you have swelling, bruising and pain of the little toe and movement is reduced or the toe appears out of alignment, it may indicate it is broken. X-rays will make the diagnosis. ...Read more
Broke toe: Simple x-rays, and clinical findings of pain, swelling should be sufficient. Swelling and redness do not always mean "broken" bone, but could also just be a bone contusion or joint pain. I hope this helps, if so please vote me up, or follow me. Thanks and good luck! ...Read more
Diagnosis?: It depends on what is causing the pain. Is it a corn on the inside or outside of the toe? If so a toe pad or toe separator may help. Make sure you wear shoes that do not squeeze the toes. ...Read more
Pinky toe: You can take an oral anti inflammatory three times a day with food. Buddy tape the toe to the 4th toe and wear a rigid sole shoe. Ice and elevate with possible consultation to see a foot and ankle specialist to rule out fracture or turf toe type syndrome. ...Read more
And Your Question is: And your question is!!!! Toes come in all sizes and shapes. You have, what is called a curly toe. There is no need to be concerned unless there is a problem with the shape causing pain or other functional issues. In most cases, toe deformities can be corrected. Ask a foot specialist for advice if you are having concerns. ...Read more
I have a crooked pinky toe and I might have broken it. Will the break fix the crookedness or do I need to get it fixed? Or can I let it go?
See podiatrist: Or orthopedic dooctor and have it evaluated, We cannot guess over the internet. ...Read more
I lacerated/broke my pinky toe 2+yrs ago. The pain hasn't stopped. Lately it's been getting worse. Normal? For how long? Anything I/anyone can do?
I woke up this morning and noticed a small cut under my pinky toe. I didn't recall cutting it. It's basically a small slit under my toe(part that bends)?
Fungal rash?: Do you have any evidence of athletes foot down there? Sometimes, the fungal infection that causes what we call athletes foot be so severe that it can cause cuts like this in the toes. Discussed with typically like fissures in the areas that bend. If not, maybe you did just cut the toe and don't know it. ...Read more
Possible: Athletes foot, try antifungal cream.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pain, swelling: And bruising after some type of "whacking" to the toe. If it hurts to press on it and to bend it also, it probably is broken. As long as it is only in the toe and not in the foot, you can support it by wearing stiff soled shoes and taping it to the next toe. ...Read more
Pain and swelling: Pain, swelling, and bruising are signs of a possible fractured or sprained toe. ...Read more
Possible Infection : If you are having that much pain you may be developing an infection or have an ingrown nail. See a doc and get it checked out or make an appointment with a HealthTap doc. ...Read more