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I stubbed three of my toes 1 day ago and now i can't bend or move any of my toes, there all s walling and red. The swailing now was moved up to the top?
Bruising & swelling?: Have an x-ray taken. Usually with a break, there is bleeding from the bone which leads to swelling and bruising to the toe and surrounding area. This is not always the case, but when i see this, i always take an x-ray to see. The fact that you can move your toes does not mean it can't be broken. Too much depends on the site and extent of the break to recommend treatmnent options. ...Read more
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Locking toes?: If you are referring to toes that lock and curl, they are referred to as hammertoes or clawtoes. This is an abnormal compensation for pronation of the foot against the ground, which causes the toes to "grab" the ground. This is a progressive slow orthopedic problem that can cause callouses and ulcers to the top of the toes over time. Seek a local podiatrist for an x-ray evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tight shoes or nerve: A toe going numb can be due to a tight pair of shoes or swelling into the shoes. Alternative answer may be a neuroma to the foot that would cause numbness into several toes. If the entire foot is numb, it may be due to neuropathy. See your podiatrist for proper treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nails or toes?: If you mean the toes themselves, this is a little worrisome. Usually the skin will turn black if there is tissue death--necrosis--of the skin. This can happen if blood vessels are damaged or inflamed. Sometimes, blood under the skin can cause this appearance as well. If you mean the nails, that can be a sign that a mold has gotten under the nails. Either way, i recommend a doctor visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer