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My Big Toe Has A Pain Where I Had Fractured It Months Ago What Am I Doing Wrong
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
Hello I've fractured my big toe and they've neighbour straped it and i wanted to ask its really hard to sleep and its really painfull?
Should be x-rayed: The big is important for gait and it is important to maintain anatomical alignment. In gait, it propels you with each step. There are two main bones that make up the big toe: The proximal and distal phalanges. If the distal is fractured (The end of toe) it many times bleeds under the nail. This causes a rapid guid up of pressure and requires drainage. Get an x-ray and evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If there's still a fracture that is not healing (a nonunion), you need to be followed by a foot specialist for treatment options. If the fracture is healed, you and your specialist need to determine if the toe has healed in acceptable position. If the fractures have occurred from traumatic events, your specialist needs to discuss preventative measures. A bone metabolism work up may be needed. ...Read more
Hurt : First , how do you know it is not fractured ? You also don't state where on the big toe it hurts with pressure . Believe it or not there are a lot of different things going on in your big toe and location helps , as well as some background as to what has happened recently , metabolic diseases , activity , etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stubbed/fractured?: If it is stubbed, then it'll probably be a contusion that will take a few days to subside. If there is bruising under the nail, there's a chance that you'll still see some residual bruising at that nail for up to a year, but the toe would be ok. However, if you fractured the toe, then it's a minimum of 6-8 weeks if you started treating the toe after it was injured. ...Read more